Author: Vicky Smith
County Councillor's Report January 2020
Please click on the link below to read the up-to-date report form Cllr Robert Gough.
Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 17:52 by Vicky Smith
Counterfeit Banknote Training
What do I do if I get a counterfeit banknote?
Counterfeit banknotes are rare and also worthless.
We cannot reimburse you for counterfeit banknotes. If you suspect that you have a counterfeit banknote, please take it to your nearest police station. The police should fill out an NCO-1 form and provide you with a receipt and incident number. The suspect notes will be sent to the National Crime Agency and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 17:50 by Vicky Smith
1st Conviction for Operation Snap, Northants
A motorist who was caught on a cycle-cam overtaking a cyclist in excess of 90mph has become the first person to be convicted at court as part of Northamptonshire Police's Operation Snap.
Denzel Masawi of Sunningdale Drive in Rushden, was convicted at Wellingborough Magistrates' Court yesterday (Monday, December 16) after pleading not guilty to driving in excess of a 30mph speed limit.
The 26-year-old... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:07 by Vicky Smith
Police are relaunching the #NoConsentNoSex campaign, timed to coincide with the festive party season.
The two-week digital media campaign, which is supported by Serenity, Northamptonshire Rape Crisis and Voice, aims to raise awareness of sexual crime and in particular highlight the issue of consent. It delivers the stark message that sex without consent is rape or sexual assault.
Through a series of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:41 by Vicky Smith
As part of Northamptonshire Police's major recruitment campaign, the Force has produced a series of videos to promote the job.
Heroes of Northamptonshire features eight officers who share their personal story about what inspired them to join the Force, and their experience of fighting crime and protecting people in the county.
One of the Heroes of Northamptonshire is Sergeant Beth Curlett, who was inspired... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 11:13 by Vicky Smith
Earls Barton Murder Investigation
Detectives investigating the murder of a 63-year-old woman in Earls Barton have today named her.
Marion Price, of Earls Barton was found in her car in a private residential car park in Elderton Way in the village, shortly after 8pm on Sunday, December 15. A post-mortem examination carried out at Leicester Royal Infirmary yesterday (Monday, December 16) found she died as a result of a shotgun wound.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 11:17 by Vicky Smith
Survey: What do you know about ANPR?
Northamptonshire Police is today launching an online survey about the use of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology across the county.
Running for two weeks, the survey aims to give local communities the chance to voice their views and understanding of how ANPR works and how it is used to tackle crime.
ANPR is a technology whereby images of passing vehicle number plates are captured by... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:03 by Vicky Smith
Northamptonshire Police Announces Annual Drink and Drug Driving Campaign
Drivers are once again being reminded of the dangers and consequences of getting behind the wheel while under the influence of drink or drugs as Northamptonshire Police gets set to launch its annual campaign.
From Monday December 9, the Force will be taking part in the month-long Christmas drink and drugs drive campaign to tackle offending in a bid to make the roads safer over the festive period.
Officers... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:05 by Vicky Smith
Communities Defeat Terrorism
Officers and staff from Northamptonshire Police are working with colleagues across the country in response to the incident on London Bridge yesterday. Whilst there is no suggestion at this time that anywhere in the county is at increased risk officers have been identified to patrol areas where large crowds are expected. These officers are there to provide reassurance as well as to respond to incidents... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:40 by Vicky Smith