New police chief's pledge for Breckland

Ian Clarke The new police chief in charge of the Breckland area has pledged to continue driving down crime in the district.Supt Katie Elliott has taken up the post after moving from Northamptonshire and completes the Norfolk force's team of seven locally-based police leaders across the county.

Ian Clarke

The new police chief in charge of the Breckland area has pledged to keep driving down crime in the district.

Supt Katie Elliott has taken up the post after moving from Northamp-tonshire and completes the Norfolk force's team of seven locally-based police leaders across the county.

She said she wanted to capitalise on the good work under way in Breck-land, especially the falling crime rate (down 28pc in the past year).


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Dereham-based Supt Elliott has moved to Norfolk with her two young children and husband who has also joined Norfolk police, as an inspector.

With 15 years' service, Supt Elliot most recently worked as a senior investigating officer on major and serious crime in Northamptonshire.

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She has also worked as a team inspector involved in partnership working on deprived estates.

Meanwhile, police in Watton are continuing to take action against disorderly behaviour in the town.

The warning comes after a 19-year-old man was sentenced to 48 weeks in prison for possessing a loaded air weapon in the Queens Hall car park in Norwich Road and breaching a suspended sentence.

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