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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...
police line do not cross
Bedfordshire's new Police and Crime Commission and the Labour MP for Bedford and Kempston have shown their support for the Borough's shopkeepers by supporting a change in the law...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, has won a second Special Grant from the Home Office to fight gang, gun and knife crime...
Bedford prison
A prisoner who viciously attacked a guard at Bedford Prison, leaving him with head injuries, has been sentence to eight years The prison officer was on patrols when he was approached by Samuel Prime-Fearon who threw...
The MP for Bedford and Kempston raised a question in the House of Commons today, urging the Policing Minister, Kit Malthouse, to commit...
Julian Cole
Three Bedfordshire Police officers have been sacked after they were found to have committed gross misconduct for their honesty and integrity in accounts given about a man’s...
Bar pub drinks
Now the Christmas party season is in full swing, investigators from the Bedfordshire Police’s Emerald team are issuing a timely reminder about the...
The increase in rural crime is making farmers and communities wary of any visitors to Bedfordshire’s countryside. Tom Church, NFU Mutual partner agent and group secretary told the Police and Crime Panel on Tuesday...
Chief Constable Garry Forsyth
Bedfordshire's top cop, Chief Constable Garry Forsyth, has said he has the "best job in the world" while reflecting on his first 12 months in charge of Bedfordshire Police. “I’m blown away...
Caretaker PCC, Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, has announced that she will stay as the county's PCC for a further year...
Less tolerance and fewer people travelling abroad could be reasons for the increase of calls to Bedfordshire Police, a meeting heard. At last week’s Delivery & Beating Crime Meeting...
Boson Gun Weapons Sweeps 13 June 2019 2
Bedfordshire Police are taking part in a national campaign to get unwanted guns and ammunition off our streets by asking people to hand them in. Anyone doing so during the...