New ‘Safety Service’ trial

On Monday the 13th May a 6 month trial of a new ‘Safety Service’, made up of a Police Community Support Officer from North Yorkshire Police and a Community Safety Officer from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, took to the roads around Bedale, Richmond and Colburn. The new Safety Service will test out how […]

Section 136 – Success

Julia Mulligan, the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has today welcomed the Home Secretary’s confirmation of a new health based place of safety to be opened in Scarborough by October this year.  There is also good news for other parts of North Yorkshire with two further places of safety being opened elsewhere in […]

Julia Mulligan commits to tackling rural crime

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, will be at the Golden Fleece in Thirsk on Monday 13 May at 7.00pm to listen to the views of the NFU and their members. Tackling rural crime is a central part of Julia’s police and crime plan, and she has committed to working with groups like […]

Police Officer Recruitment Launched

Julia Mulligan, the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, is today announcing the launch of a police officer recruitment campaign for approximately 60 vacancies between now and the end of 2014. This is part of Julia’s commitment to making North Yorkshire residents feel safe; by ensuring police officer numbers remain stable across the county.  […]

The Plan is out and crime is down

Following six weeks of consultation, Julia Mulligan has now published North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Plan, which has been updated to properly reflect the priorities of the public. The newly published plan now includes: A greater focus on Watch schemes, particularly rural watches and Neighbourhood Watch More explicit goals to reduce crimes against businesses The […]

Julia Mulligan to Closely Monitor Cautions

3 April 2013 There have been concerns from a number of quarters about the use of cautions when dealing with certain types of offences. Today the Policing Minister, Damian Green MP has said, “serious and repeat criminals shouldn’t expect to escape with a caution”. He said the overall number of cautions is coming down, but […]