Monday 30th January 2023,
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Custody Scandal: Couzens, Carrick and NYP

Custody Scandal: Couzens, Carrick and NYP by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction: Couzens and Carrick The entire country was shocked when a serving Police Constable was convicted of using his Warrant Card to kidnap, rape and murder Sarah Everard in March [...]

January 26, 2023 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

Police 7: Community Policing Dec. ’22

Police 7: Community Policing Dec. ’22 The NYE’s Police 7 articles are intended to be a one stop shop for our readers covering crime prevention advice, court reports, police appeals for assistance, local community policing news, information on victim support, [...]

January 7, 2023 North Yorkshire Police, Police

Claudia: Time for Scotland Yard

Claudia: Time for Scotland Yard by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Currently, the single biggest unsolved crime story in the UK is the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence (pictured above, right) in York in 2009. Claudia was a thirty-five-year-old chef at the [...]

December 30, 2022 North Yorkshire Police

NYP Custody Scandal: The “Booty Patrol”

NYP Custody Scandal: The “Booty Patrol” by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has recently published a joint report on the inspection of North Yorkshire Police’s (NYP) custody services undertaken jointly with [...]

November 28, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

NYP Custody Scandal: ‘Business as Usual’

NYP Custody Scandal: ‘Business as Usual’ by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has recently published its report on its joint inspection, with HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) and the Care Quality [...]

November 23, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, Police

NYPFCP to re-examine NYP Custody facilities

NYPFCP to re-examine NYP Custody facilities by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction The North Yorkshire Police, Fire & Crime Panel (NYPFCP) is the body charged with holding Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner Zoē Metcalfe (pictured above) to account. The NYPFCP questioned [...]

November 10, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

NYP Custody Scandal: HMICFRS Inspections Ineffective

NYP Custody Scandal: HMICFRS Inspections Ineffective by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has recently published its report on its joint inspection of North Yorkshire Police’s Custody Services  with HM Inspectorate of [...]

November 4, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

NYP Custody Scandal: Complete Failure of Oversight

NYP Custody Scandal: Complete Failure of Oversight by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) have recently published its 2022 report on its inspection of North Yorkshire Police’s (NYP) Custody Services. The inspection was [...]

October 27, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

HMICFRS Inspection triggers NYP misinformation offensive

HMICFRS Inspection triggers NYP misinformation offensive by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction  The North Yorkshire Police (NYP) website exists for NYP to keep the public fully and openly informed of developments in policing in North Yorkshire. My attention was drawn to [...]

October 20, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

Home Secretary backs NYE

Home Secretary backs NYE by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Regular readers will remember that during the height of the Coronavirus pandemic, the NYE tried to support the efforts of the NHS and North Yorkshire Police (NYP) to ensure public safety. [...]

September 25, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, Police