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Avon and Somerset Police statement over IOPC's 'Make Yourself Heard' campaign to raise awareness of silent 999 system

Avon and Somerset Police statement over IOPC's 'Make Yourself Heard' campaign to raise awareness of silent 999 system

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A national campaign to raise awareness of a system to help people alert police when in imminent danger but unable to speak, is being launched by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) today (8th April 2019).
Date:
Monday 8th April 2019
New partnership to reduce business crime

New partnership to reduce business crime

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A new crime-busting partnership has been formed to help businesses fight shoplifting and anti-social behaviour. Avon & Somerset Police, Police and Crime Commissioner, Sedgemoor District Council and Somerset West and Taunton Council have joined forces to form The Safer Somerset Business Partnership, which aims to make the area a safer place to visit, shop and work through a range of initiatives.
Date:
Thursday 4th April 2019
Young people from Bridgwater tackle crime creatively

Young people from Bridgwater tackle crime creatively

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Over 60 young people from Bridgwater took to the stage at The McMillan Theatre last Wednesday (27th March) to share their learning from the 2019 'What Would You Do?' (WWYD) programme, which is led by Crimestoppers in the West Country.
Date:
Thursday 4th April 2019
Muslim women rise up against injustice, sexism and extremism

Muslim women rise up against injustice, sexism and extremism

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Empowering Muslim women and girls in the community was the focus of Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Sue Mountstevens recent meeting with WeRise.
Date:
Tuesday 2nd April 2019
New police horse Windsor wins Royal seal of approval

New police horse Windsor wins Royal seal of approval

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Avon and Somerset Police's latest recruit has been given the Royal seal of approval.
Date:
Monday 1st April 2019
Plain clothed officers test the ability of hotels to spot child sexual exploitation

Plain clothed officers test the ability of hotels to spot child sexual exploitation

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Plain clothed officers and police cadets visited a number of hotels in Bridgwater over the weekend as part of an exercise to educate staff on the signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE).
Date:
Tuesday 26th March 2019
Innovative Domestic Violence Approach Launches in Avon & Somerset

Innovative Domestic Violence Approach Launches in Avon & Somerset

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Avon and Somerset Police have joined forces with domestic violence charity, The Hampton Trust, to pilot a programme which works with offenders to raise awareness of their abusive behaviour and reduce rates of re-offending.
Date:
Thursday 21st March 2019
PCC, Chief Constable and Bristol Mayor stand united against terrorism

PCC, Chief Constable and Bristol Mayor stand united against terrorism

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PCC, Chief Constable and Bristol Mayor stand united against terrorism
Date:
Thursday 21st March 2019
PCC funded early intervention projects aim to break the cycle of crime

PCC funded early intervention projects aim to break the cycle of crime

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With the country seeing a significant rise in serious violence, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Sue Mountstevens has been working with the police and local businesses on early intervention projects to offer young people an alternative.
Date:
Monday 18th March 2019
Child exploitation is everyone's business

Child exploitation is everyone's business

Description
Child exploitation is about more than just sexual, there is also criminal exploitation, which links in with county lines, trafficking and modern slavery.
Date:
Monday 18th March 2019
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