091118 Communities urged to secure their homes & vehicles this autumn

The following is a Police Connect message. Members of the public are being urged to increase their vigilance around home and vehicle security this autumn. This reminder comes following a number of break-ins reported in the west and south of the county over the last month. Dark evenings can provide the perfect cover for burglars but by carrying […]

091118 Recruitment drop-in events for volunteer special constables

The following is a Police Connect message. Volunteers who want to make a difference in the county are being encouraged to join the ranks of Suffolk’s Special Constabulary.  The county has around 200 special constables who volunteer their time to assist the regular police force in keeping Suffolk safe. Becoming a special constable is a […]

081118 Two sentenced after ram raid series across Eastern region

The following is a Police Connect message. The following message is sent on behalf of Bedfordshire Police –   Two men are beginning sentences today after pleading guilty to being involved in a series of ram raids across the eastern region, stealing cash machines containing almost £300,000.   Tony Smith, 19, of Schole Road, Willingham, […]

051118 Missing person appeal – Gisleham – FOUND

The following is a Police Connect message. Police can confirm that a 30-year-old missing man from Gisleham has been found. Scott Head was found safe yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 6 November. Officers would like to thank the public and media for their assistance with this appeal. . Help us keep our communities safe. Police advice on a variety of […]

051118 Missing person appeal – Gisleham

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 30-year-old man from Gisleham, near Lowestoft. Scott Head was last seen on Friday 2 November at an address in Southwold and was reported missing when he failed to turn up for work on Saturday 3 November. Scott is a […]

021118 Scam calls warning in Suffolk

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are warning residents to be wary of cold callers following incidents in the county. Officers have received around 100 calls this week from residents concerned about cold calls from scammers claiming to be from HMRC. In most cases, scammers have claimed to be from HMRC stating that the […]

291018 – Local policing at heart of new Suffolk model

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary has pledged to ensure local policing remains at the heart of the county’s police service as a new neighbourhood model is implemented.   The restructure sees more than 100 police officers move into Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNTs).   The extra resource in SNTs aims to ensure […]

261018 Suffolk web chat with the Chief Constable & PCC

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary’s Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner will be on hand to answer your questions in an online discussion next week.   The two–hour long chat will be hosted on Suffolk Constabulary’s website on Monday (29 October) between 6pm and 8pm.   Residents will be able […]

261018 Forward thinking to prevent burglaries as clocks go back

The following is a Police Connect message. As the clocks go back this weekend and the nights get darker, Suffolk police is urging the public to increase their vigilance around home and vehicle security. To prevent the seasonal increase in burglaries and theft from motor vehicles, the force is encouraging householders and motorists to follow […]

251018 Treat others with fun not frights this Halloween

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk residents are being reminded to display Halloween posters in their homes to let trick-or-treaters know if they are welcome or not. Halloween should be a fun celebration, with children enjoying dressing up as ghosts, witches or other assorted monsters, and visiting neighbouring householders happy to hand over […]