Police issue tips on keeping heating oil secure

The following is a Police Connect message. As the weather turns more wintry, Suffolk Constabulary is offering advice and crime prevention visits to help keep your heating oil secure. Many farms, commercial premises and householders will start using more oil and filling up tanks as the temperature gets colder and the nights get longer.  In […]

Avoid falling prey to a pickpocket in the run up to Christmas

The following is a Police Connect message. With Christmas shopping now in full swing police are issuing some sensible tips to consider when out shopping to minimise the risk of becoming a victim of pickpockets. It’s easy for pick-pockets and shoplifters to conceal themselves amongst the crowds in shopping areas at this busy time of […]

051217 Safety advice following distraction burglaries

The following is a Police Connect message. Following two distraction burglaries in the county last week, Officers are asking residents to be mindful of security and how to deal with unexpected callers at your doorstep. In both recent distraction burglaries, the offenders knocked at the doors of elderly people saying they were from their water […]

051217 Suffolk Police launch ‘Ask for Angela’ initiative

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary will be supporting an innovative campaign which helps enable those who feel vulnerable on a night out discreetly ask pub and club staff for help. The ‘Ask for Angela’ initiative aims to reduce sexual violence and vulnerability by providing revellers with a discreet phrase they can […]

011217 Suffolk Police warning -rise in theft of tools from vans

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police would like to warn all Suffolk residents to be extra vigilant with the security of their vans and to suspicious activity around vans, especially during the hours of darkness. Since the 1st September there have been just over 230 incidents where power tools have been stolen […]

291117 How much will Christmas cost you?

The following is a Police Connect message. ‘Deciding to drink and drive could cost you dearly this Christmas’ – that’s the message from Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies as both forces prepare to launch their Christmas campaigns. The month-long operation against driving under the influence of drink or drugs will see officers in both counties carrying […]

Red Lodge – missing man found

The following is a Police Connect message. A man who went missing from Red Lodge has been found. Scott Courtney-Wines from was reported missing to police on Wednesday 22 November. He was found in the safe and well on Friday 24 November. We would like to thanks the public and the media for their assistance […]