301115 Police launch Christmas drink – drive campaign

The following is a Police Connect message. Motorists who drive after drinking or taking drugs will be targeted by police in Norfolk & Suffolk during a month long campaign starting tomorrow.  The annual Christmas drink driving campaign takes place between Tuesday 1 December and Friday 1 January and will see officers in both counties breathalysing […]

301115 Action Fraud/Get Safe Online Christmas campaign

The following is a Police Connect message. Online shoppers are urged to be extra vigilant as the festive shopping season starts Last weekend, beginning with ‘Black Friday’ on  27 November, was one of the busiest Christmas online shopping periods and it is the most common time of the year for online fraudsters to target victims. […]

301115 Warning after telephone scams

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are warning members of the public to be vigilant after people in Suffolk were telephoned by scammers over the last week. On Thursday 19 November a resident in Hadleigh has received a phone call from offenders claiming to be police officers in London. They were told that there […]

101115 Suffolk SAFEKey

The following is a Police Connect message. Dear Police Connect Member, As T/Chief Constable I wish to update you about ‘Suffolk SAFEKey’, the Constabulary’s online key fob recovery and keyholder database service, which since 2013 has attracted 6,500 members and reunited £20,000* of lost and stolen keys with their rightful owners. What is Suffolk SAFEKey, […]

271015 Don’t be a little monster this Halloween and Bonfire Night

The following is a Police Connect message. People celebrating Halloween and Bonfire night across Suffolk this year are being urged to keep their tricks within the law and treat residents to a show of respect as police step-up patrols across the county.    Suffolk Constabulary officers will be working with residents, partner agencies and local […]

261015 Protecting vulnerable people

The following is a Police Connect message. Is exploitation happening in your neighbourhood?  Exploitation or taking advantage of someone’s vulnerability is something that can affect any neighbourhood, regardless of social or ethnic background.  People can be vulnerable for many reasons including disability, mental ill health, age, isolation or even loneliness.  Many do not see themselves […]

261015 Police promote home security

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging people not to make their house ‘an easy target’ for burglars this winter.  As darkness descends ever earlier in the evening, Suffolk Police are urging people to take precautions to keep themselves, their family and their homes safe.  Chief Inspector Matt Rose said: “Leaving your […]

Police Connect – temporary reduced service

The following is a Police Connect message. Please be aware that due to a staff shortage, a reduced service will be provided by Police Connect from Monday 21st September. Messages will continue to be distributed but will be at a reduced level. The full service will be resumed as soon as possible.  We apologise for […]

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 […]