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 […]

Water safety advice issued

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are joining Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service in issuing safety advice relating to water safety. The advice is being issued as the current hot weather looks to continue over the next few days – and follows the recovery of man’s body from Alton Water reservoir yesterday. […]

Vehicles targeted in Suffolk – Operation Alliance

The following is a Police Connect message. More than 100 vehicles were stopped by police as six forces teamed up for a roads policing operation near Ipswich, Monday 1 June. Operation Alliance involved almost 70 officers, including staff from partner agencies, who worked together with the aim of catching criminals using the roads while also […]

Drivers reminded of Suffolk Show traffic arrangements

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are reminding drivers they may need to allow extra time for their journey over the next couple of days as the 2015 Suffolk Show takes place at Trinity Park. The annual show is being held on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 May and while everything possible will […]

Distraction thefts

The following is a Police Connect message. Shoppers are warned to be vigilant after several distraction thefts at banks in Suffolk over the past week. A woman at a bank on Princes Street in Ipswich around lunchtime on Saturday 16 May made a transaction but then dropped the bank card; it was picked up by […]

Information for East Anglian Derby

The following is a Police Connect message. Please find below a message from Norfolk Constabulary’s Match day Policing Commander:   I’d like to welcome those Ipswich fans travelling to Norwich on Saturday (16 May) for the derby play-off fixture, which kicks-off at 12.15pm. A policing operation involving officers from Norfolk and Suffolk has been designed […]

Invitation to Special Constabulary Information Evenings

The following is a Police Connect message. Anyone interested in finding out more about becoming a Suffolk Police Special Constable is being invited along to information evenings being held across the county over the next few weeks.   Events are being held at Stowmarket, Martlesham Heath, Newmarket, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds in May and […]

Police plans in place for East Anglian derby

The following is a Police Connect message. Football supporters from both Ipswich and Norwich can expect a “firm, friendly and fair” policing operation in Suffolk’s county town when the two clubs meet later this week.  With over 2000 Norwich City fans expected to travel for the Ipswich Town FC game on Saturday 9 May, police […]