Warning on scam telephone calls

The following is a Police Connect message. Officers are asking residents to be cautious when dealing with unsolicited calls after a scam was reported to officers Saturday evening, 12th September.   The householder had taken a call from someone claiming to be from a PPI company and was advised he was due a large sum […]

Police target motorists who fail to belt-up

The following is a Police Connect message. Dozens of drivers have been caught not wearing a seatbelt as police in Suffolk continue with a week-long enforcement campaign. Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing Unit are carrying out checks on motorists and their passengers as part of the Europe-wide TISPOL seatbelt enforcement initiative running […]

UCS Community Safety Survey passes 1000 respondents

The following is a Police Connect message.   An online community safety survey launched by University Campus Suffolk (UCS) this summer has now received over 1000 responses, as members of the public continue to be encouraged to take the opportunity to make their views known. UCS is working with police in Suffolk and Norfolk to […]

Warning on illegal raves ahead of bank holiday weekend

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging members of the public and landowners across Suffolk to report any suspicious activity during the August bank holiday weekend, in a bid to crack down on illegal raves and unlicensed music events (UME). Warnings are also being issued to anyone organising an illegal rave or […]

Rural Crime message – Suffolk

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging horse and yard owners to review the security of their property following the theft of equestrian equipment from two premises in Suffolk over the weekend. Five pallet loads of stable fronts – which included wooden stable doors on metal runners – were stolen from premises […]

Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner set to tour the county

The following is a Police Connect message. Temporary Chief Constable Gareth Wilson and Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Tim Passmore will be going ‘on tour’ this year, visiting town centres across the county.  Throughout the summer holiday period, the Chief and PCC will set up base within towns across Suffolk and will be available for […]

Ask the Chief and the PCC

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary’s temporary Chief Constable, Gareth Wilson and Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore, will be holding a live ‘web chat’ with members of the public on Monday 20th July. Between 6:30pm and 8pm Mr Wilson and Mr Passmore will be online and available to answer any questions […]

Latitude festival crime reduction advice issued

The following is a Police Connect message. As the 2015 Latitude Festival approaches, Suffolk Police are urging those visiting the event to take crime reduction measures to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable time. The tenth anniversary festival is taking place between Thursday 16 and Sunday 19 July and with the beautiful setting and […]

Force pledges support for memorial day

The following is a Police Connect message. Next week, Suffolk Constabulary is proud to unite with other forces across the country to support an annual national day of remembrance for those killed in honour crimes. The campaign, which was kick started by the charity Karma Nirvana and Cosmopolitan magazine aims is to raise awareness about […]

Evidence Based Policing – Community Safety Survey

The following is a Police Connect message.   University Campus Suffolk (UCS) is working with police in Suffolk and Norfolk to understand the public’s perceptions of crime, anti-social behaviour and local policing services in their area. The online Suffolk and Norfolk Community Safety Survey starts today (Thursday 2 July 2015) and will be a pivotal […]