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Low crime rate, but police still have much work to do

Low crime rate, but police still have much work to do

Devon and Cornwall continue to be one of the safest places to live, work, and visit in the country, with the second lowest total crime rate in England. The latest Office of National Statistics (ONS) crime figures for March 2021 to March 2022, which ranks all 42 forces...
St Ives police officers get on the beat on e-bikes

St Ives police officers get on the beat on e-bikes

Police and community safety officers are using pedal power to cut their carbon emissions while supporting their communities. It’s all part of a Cornwall Council e-bike programme, run in collaboration with Devon and Cornwall Police. The government-funded scheme...
Do you have what it takes to be a special constable?

Do you have what it takes to be a special constable?

Devon and Cornwall Police are recruiting special constables until 11th March. On 15th February the force is holding a virtual awareness event, which is an opportunity to find out more about the role and hear from serving specials about what the role is like. If you...

New tri-service safety officers welcomed

Cornwall’s blue light family has welcomed seven new tri-service safety officers (TSSOs), who will soon be helping to protect Cornish communities and responding to emergency incidents. The passing out ceremony for the officers The TSSO role is unique to Cornwall. First...

When to dial 999, and what to do if you call in error

Householders are being reminded when they should contact the police in an emergency, and what to do if they dial 999 by mistake. Over the summer months, the number of 999 emergency calls received by Devon & Cornwall Police increases. Already this summer the force...