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Embrace
Bedfordshire Police praised the 'team effort' that helped win the Embrace Child Victims of Crime (CVOC) Fundraising Force of the Year 2018 award, at an event in London last week. Embrace CVOC is a national charity which has worked tirelessly...
Safer Internet Day 2019
Bedford Police is helping make online activity even safer by taking part in Safer Internet Day tomorrow (5 February), educating the local community on how to remain safe...
John Howard Statue
A statue of the great prison reformer and former High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, John Howard overlooks St Paul's Square in Bedford, 241 years since he began campaigning for improvements in prisons. In the wake of a...
The man murdered during a shooting in Leven Walk on Saturday (27 October) has been named as 20 year old Patryk Olowniuk, from Bedford. Emergency services were called to the street in Brickhill at around 9.40pm....
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Jamal Jeng, 21, of The Close in Clapham, near Bedford, has been charged with murder following an incident on Friday morning (28th September). Police were called to a flat in St. Mary’s Street in the early...
car fire
https://youtu.be/Hlphhwla6Ls "We will be back stronger than before" - Oakley businessman defiantly shrugs off vehicle fire as 'minor setback'. This is the moment Kieran Cowley found one of his work vans had been set on fire outside...
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...
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A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of Przemyslaw Golimowski, 30, who was killed at his home in St Mary’s Street, Bedford on Friday, 28 September. Yesterday police arrested a man in...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed or has information about a robbery near the Slipe in Queen's Park on Thursday evening (6 Sept). A man was approached by a group of 6-7 black and...
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...
appeal
A 16 year-old boy was murdered on Ashmead Road in Bedford on Sunday night. The boy suffered stab wounds and other injuries but despite being taken to hospital for treatment, later died from his injuries. Bedfordshire...
Police have found seven knives in Bedford during weapons sweeps on the third day of Operation Sceptre, a week-long operation to tackle knife crime. Officers from the force were out today (Wednesday) searching open spaces and...