Norfolk’s police chief has said freezing council tax next year would “inevitably” lead to fewer police officers.
At least five people have been the victims of stabbings in Norwich in the last two months.
Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham, which will replace the existing station in the town as part of Norfolk Police’s 2020 vision, have been revealed.
Norfolk’s chief constable has vowed to “surge” officers into local communities as a result of his decision to scrap PCSOs.
Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.
Norfolk police could be in danger of hitting “an historic low” in officer numbers, if the government goes through with plans to change the way police pensions are paid.
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.
A top police official in Norfolk has pledged to make the force more “visible, accessible and accountable”.
Motorists are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary tonight with gusting winds creating snow drifts and impassable roads, particularly in rural areas.
Residents across Norfolk will be given the chance to quiz Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable.
Increased operational demands, pay rises and the search for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has left Norfolk Police facing a £1.5m budget overspend.
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