Norfolk’s emergency services chiefs have welcomed a new law which will double the maximum sentence for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker to twelve months.
The Norfolk chief of police has welcomed a new law introducing longer maximum sentences for those convicted of assaults on emergency services workers.
Norfolk’s chief constable has admitted the county’s rate of solving domestic abuse and rape crimes do not make good reading - with just one in 16 of the latter solved.
Inappropriate calls to the police’s 101 non-emergency number are contributing to delays in the service.
A budget deficit of £1.6m at Norfolk Police will be slashed after the Home Office awarded the force a share of £800,000 special grant funding for the search for missing airman Corrie McKeague.
This week 91 PCSOs and 10 staff will leave Norfolk Police, at an estimated redundancy cost of more than £2m.
Motorists are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary tonight with gusting winds creating snow drifts and impassable roads, particularly in rural areas.
Increased operational demands, pay rises and the search for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has left Norfolk Police facing a £1.5m budget overspend.
A Norfolk district councillor has proposed a radical step to combat the fears of its constituents over the loss of PCSOs in their area.
Armed officers were deployed in Dereham after a man was suspected of being in possession of a firearm but it later turned out to be a BB gun.
An investigation by this newspaper into the sexual abuse of female officers by a Norfolk police doctor and the force’s subsequent handling of the case has uncovered a series of fresh revelations.
The prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon and addressed issues surrounding mental health, PCSOs, contaminated blood, Colman’s and Britvic, and universal credit.
The Mayors of Fakenham and Dereham have expressed concerns over proposals to overhaul policing across the county, which they say could lead to officers being detached from the communities they serve.
Radical reforms to Norfolk’s police force have provoked a furious response from the union - and a note of caution from the county’s police and crime commissioner.
Norfolk’s police chief today revealed massive changes to the way the force will run.
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