Tags: Police

Police Surgery Wednesday 15 June at East Carlton Park

Officers from the local neighbourhood policing team will be holding a community surgery on Wednesday 15 June, between 10.30am and 12 noon, at East Carlton Park.

We will be on hand to listen to any concerns you have in your local community and to offer crime prevention advice.

Please come along to speak to your local officers about any issues of concern in your local community.

Everyone is welcome and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 09:53 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Police

Police Surgery Wednesday 15 June at East Carlton Park

Officers from the local neighbourhood policing team will be holding a community surgery on Wednesday 15 June, between 10.30am and 12 noon, at East Carlton Park.

We will be on hand to listen to any concerns you have in your local community and to offer crime prevention advice.

Please come along to speak to your local officers about any issues of concern in your local community.

Everyone is welcome and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 09:53 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Police

The Knife Angel comes to Corby

Over the past few weeks, the county has had the proud honour of hosting the iconic #KnifeAngel statue.

The 27ft monument has attracted attention from all members of the community, first in Northampton and now in Corby, where it will remain in the town centre until Sunday (May 29).

More importantly, the Knife Angel has provided the opportunity for the Force, and its partners, to talk about the dangers... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 09:29 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Knife Angel, Knife Crime, Police

The Knife Angel

The Knife Angel will be on display on 14 May in Wellingborough at the Old Grammarians Rugby Club in Sywell Road from 12 noon to 3.30pm. In Corby, the sculpture will arrive on the evening of 14 May and be on display on Corporation Street, Willow Place until 29 May.

Want to know more please open attachment.

Also people can download the Explore Northampton app (free from the App Store - Explore Northampton... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 10:03 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Knife Angel, Knife Crime, Police

County Lines and criminal exploitation awareness events for parents

Free County Lines and Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) awareness events are being made available to parents and carers living in Northamptonshire during May, July and October this year – the next online session is planned for Tuesday May 17 @ 7pm - 8:30pm.

The webinars are an opportunity for parents and carers to hear from a panel of experts about what criminal exploitation is, how to spot signs... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 May 2022 21:13 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Police, Safety

Over 20,000 people fell victim to remote access scams

More than £50 million was lost last year to scams where victims are tricked into handing over control of their computer or smartphone to criminals.


New data from Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime, reveals that 20,144 people fell victim to scams where they were persuaded to grant criminals remote access to their device.

Victims reported losing a total of £57,790,384... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 09:03 by Becky Jones

Tags: Fraud, Internet Safety, Police, Scams

Telephone Scams

The following report of a potential telephone scam to an elderly person has come to our attention.

A very persistent person, wanting various information, including the make of her TV, mums name etc, obviously keeping her on the phone trying to get any clues they could to get her password for her bank account. He actually asked her for her pin or part of her card number. He kept her talking for ages... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 20:37 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Fraud, Police, Scam

Theft from Vans

Officers from Northamptonshire Police Rural Crime Team would like to highlight the rise in Theft of Tools from Van's across the county. It would appear in some cases that the offenders are getting past the factory Installed alarms and entering the Van's with no signs of entry. Consideration for Secondary PIR alarms in the rear of Van's, not linked to the vehicles systems, would be encouraged as these... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 05 Feb 2022 13:25 by Becky Jones

Tags: Burglary, community, police

Proposed fire and police council tax precept put before panel

Northamptonshire Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is asking for increases of £10 for police and £5 for fire in this year's council tax precepts.

The increase of £10 a year for Northamptonshire Police, around 19p a week for a Band D property, is below the level of inflation and would ensure that the Force can continue with plans to increase the number of police officers... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 13:01 by Becky Jones

Tags: Fire & Rescue, Police, Precept, Tax

Swipe left to romance fraud: Family members of online daters urged to help protect their relatives

Swipe left to romance fraud: Family members of online daters urged to help protect their relatives

Officers from Northamptonshire Police are supporting a national campaign to urge families to protect their relatives from becoming a victim of romance fraud after county residents lost more than £700,000 through dating scams last year.

Daters who strike up online relationships between Christmas and Valentine's Day tend to be the most susceptible to romance fraud, however a total of 117 reports... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 10:20 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Fraud, Police