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West Yorkshire’s latest crime figures see racial-oriented hate crime soar above others

West Yorkshire’s latest crime figures see racial-oriented hate crime soar above others

By Immy Share The number of race-related hate crimes has significantly over-taken the figures of other hate crimes over the past year in West Yorkshire. The new statistics released by the Crown Prosecution Service show 445 racial hate crimes occurred across the area, with 87.6 per cent of these resulting in charges. The March to March annual report shows that […]

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An independent review of managed sex zone in Leeds is under way

Holbeck Managed Approach Zone

By Jacob Smith The UK’s first legally managed sex zone has now been in operation for over five years but is currently under review by crime and social experts at the University of Huddersfield. Safer Leeds first introduced the Managed Approach scheme in October 2014 in response to long-standing issues of street sex work impacting on Holbeck and the surrounding […]

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‘The Zone’ educates young people in the midst of rising knife crime in West Yorkshire

‘The Zone’ educates young people in the midst of rising knife crime in West Yorkshire
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West Yorkshire gun owners encouraged to surrender all weapons after county receives higher crime rating than London

West Yorkshire gun owners encouraged to surrender all weapons after county receives higher crime rating than London

By Jorgie McHale-Ramsell GUN AND knife owners in the Yorkshire and Humber region are being encouraged to hand over their weapons as part of a police amnesty.

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West Yorkshire Police launch campaign for National Hate Crime Awareness Week

West Yorkshire Police launch campaign for National Hate Crime Awareness Week

By Luke Hudson A CAMPAIGN to raise public awareness of hate crime was launched this week. The campaign will work with local communities to provide education and support for victims to speak up when incidents take place.

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Concern over closure of Weetwood Police Station help desk

Concern over closure of Weetwood Police Station help desk

By Robert Mooney THE CLOSURE of Weetwood Police Station’s public help desk is causing concern for local councillors.

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Autumn burglary warning issued by West Yorkshire Police

Autumn burglary warning issued by West Yorkshire Police

By Georgi Cox A campaign is being launched by West Yorkshire Police to help prevent residents from becoming victims of burglary as the dark nights draw in.

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West Yorkshire Police create Halloween poster to deter ‘trick or treat’ pests

West Yorkshire Police create Halloween poster to deter ‘trick or treat’ pests

By Maisie Andrews-Garth ELDERLY or disabled residents who do not want to be disturbed by youths playing “trick or treat” on Halloween can place a West Yorkshire Police poster in their window.

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VIDEO: Police launch fresh appeal for help to find killer of Bradford attack victim

VIDEO: Police launch fresh appeal for help to find killer of Bradford attack victim

By Jack Goodman A FRESH appeal is being launched today to find the killer of a man attacked in a Bradford park on what would have been his 22nd birthday.

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Festive drink drivers are not necessarily the usual suspects…

Festive drink drivers are not necessarily the usual suspects…

By Sam Brooksbank WEST YORKSHIRE Police has unveiled its annual drink drive campaign… with a nod to classic crime movie The Usual Suspects.

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