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Do you know this man? If so, you could receive a £1,000 reward.
Crimestoppers is offering a £1,000 reward for information which can help identify a man police believe is connected to an unprovoked attack and robbery on a young man in Bedford town...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police have asked the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) to investigate after two teenagers and a man were injured in a road traffic collision in Willington this...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire Police will see an additional 54 officers in 2020-21, following the latest government announcement on its three-year police recruitment uplift.
Bedfordshire Police are investigating reports of a man exposing himself in and around a Bedford park over the Christmas holidays. Three incidents were reported. The first happened...
Deputy Chief Constable Trevor Rodenhurst and Op Polarity winners
Bedfordshire Police’s Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) has beaten over 100 entries from across the globe, and picked up a prestigious award at the World Policing...
Two further members of a Bedford drugs gang have been handed prison terms, taking the total number of men sentenced in a single investigation to 15...
The past finally caught up with Bedford man Alan Addison yesterday (16 October)) when he was jailed for raping a teenage girl in the early hours of New Year's Day in 2002...
A man from Wellingborough has been charged with murder in connection to the death of a man whose body was discovered in fields in rural north Bedfordshire...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
A Bedford man, who was found hiding under a bed when Police raided a home yesterday (Wednesday), has been arrested for house sale fraud. Officers from Bedfordshire Police’s Serious...
Carl Lawrence
Carl Lawrence, 39, of Church Lane, was today (Thursday) found guilty of causing death by driving whilst unfit through drugs. William Joseph Corrigan, 38, of Sheeplands Walk, was killed in the afternoon of Wednesday 28...
Jewel thieves Bedford and Luton
A jewellers in Bedford has been raided by jewel thieves in what Police say is linked to a similar robbery in Luton. Prem’s Jewellers in Ford End Road, Bedford had £85,000 worth of jewels and £5,000...
Police carry out a warrant
Five people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences after a major Bedfordshire Police operation targeting a suspected organised...