Police & Crime

All the Bedford Police & Crime news you need, when and where you want it. The Bedford Independent is your best source of Bedford Police & Crime news on mobile, tablet and desktop…

Bedfordshire Police special constables
During 2019, citizens volunteered more than 47,000 hours as special constables to help keep the residents and businesses of Bedfordshire safe...
Arrest Police
Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of arson in connection with three separate incidents in Kempston and Bromham, which took place in the...
fly tipping
Two fly-tipping sites in Bedfordshire are being investigated after a two day operation involving Bedfordshire Police’s Rural Crime Team and all three councils across the Bedfordshire...
Arrest Police
Three men have been arrested for drug offences after a warrant by Bedfordshire Police’s new Boson north team in Coventry Road...
Kempston Community Weapons Sweep March 2019 Police holding knife
Bedfordshire Police and members of the local community carried out a weapons sweep in Kempston this weekend and found two knives that will now be destroyed....
appeal
Police say they'd like to speak to the driver of a red BMW after a vehicle was damaged along The Embankment in Bedford yesterday (21 July). A spokesperson for Bedfordshire Police confirmed...
Bedfordshire Police and colleagues join with the NFU to tackle Hare Coursing. It’s been illegal for over 10 years and as well as being barbaric, Hare Coursing also causes thousands of pounds worth of damage to...
Police Line
Two men, armed with a shovel and a hammer, have stolen cash and cigarettes from the North Drive Convenience Store in Shortstown. At around 7.30pm on 14 February...
Bedfordshire Police logo
Bedfordshire Police issued a security reminder and appealed for witnesses following a distraction burglary in Bedford on Wednesday 17 April.
Joseph Fahey and an accomplice were captured on CCTV stealing a charity collection box for the Royal British Legion have been sentenced. The couple...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police have launched a murder investigation and appeal for information after a man was killed in Leven Walk last night (Saturday 27 Oct). Police and ambulance crews were called to the area at around 9:40pm after...
Operation Boson
Bedfordshire Police have revealed that youth violence has dropped by 9%, the equivalent of 200 fewer victims, in Bedfordshire thanks to new strategies and Government funding. Over the...