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Notts Police to help public and businesses thwart cyber threats
Two webinars to help people protect themselves against cybercrime are to be held by Nottinghamshire Police.
Notts cop named national football manager
A Nottinghamshire officer is set to mix her passions for policing and women’s football by leading the force’s best players on the international stage. Sergeant Jemma Connor-Iommi has taken over as manager of Great Britain Police’s women’s side – following a football career that saw her represent the Republic of Ireland.
New pilots join police drones team
Two new police drone pilots are now on duty after completing weeks of arduous training. PC Amy Botham and PC Ty Foers completed their two-week training earlier this month, during which they learned how to fly and use Nottinghamshire Police’s fleet of remote aircraft safely and effectively.
Dedicated call handler reflects on half a century with force
An emergency call handler who started her police career almost half a century ago has spoken of the many positive changes she has seen during that time. Carolann Henderson has clocked up an impressive 30 years of cumulative service since first joining Nottinghamshire Police in 1975 as a ‘police woman’ – forbidden from wearing trousers, carrying a truncheon or even a set of handcuffs.
Heroic police dog hangs up his lead
A heroic police dog who was once stabbed in the line of duty is starting a well-earned retirement. Police Dog Quantum has racked up more than 250 arrests during his six-year career with Nottinghamshire Police – using his formidable nose and fearsome bite to take down even the most violent criminals. He has attended over a thousand incidents.
Pair in court after armed robbery
Two men have appeared in court thanks to outstanding police work into reports of an armed robbery.
Police launch new weekly youth sports sessions
Community spirited cops are once again using the power of sport to break down barriers and empower young people. Officers from the Ashfield and Mansfield Operation Reacher teams have teamed up with West Notts College, Amazon and the Support Through Sport charity to offer free multi-sport sessions to young people.
Mini police cadets recognised at school assembly
‘Mini police’ officers tossed their caps in the air in celebration after they were recognised at a school assembly for their outstanding work and dedication. Year five and six pupils from Mansfield’s Wainwright Primary Academy joined the mini police initiative in September last year after a successful application by the school.
Police safety tips as students welcomed back to Nottingham
New students arriving in Nottingham this September are being warmly welcomed by police, with officers on hand to provide safety advice and crime prevention tips. With the city’s annual Freshers events occurring through September, officers will be on hand at various locations in the city to meet and engage with Nottingham’s newest residents.
Tour of Britain cycle race returns to Nottinghamshire
Britain’s biggest and most prestigious cycling race is set to return to Nottinghamshire on Thursday (8 September 2022). Stage five of this fantastic spectacle, featuring some of the sport’s leading names, will start and finish in the same places - West Bridgford and Mansfield - as it did four years ago, albeit with a different route that takes in Cotgrave, Gedling, Southwell, Retford and Worksop.
Police community roadshow given thumbs-up
A summer roadshow organised by Nottinghamshire Police to bring the community together and engage with young people has been given the thumbs-up. More than 20 youngsters headed to Victoria Embankment, The Meadows, where they took part in activities provided by police officers, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and representatives from the armed forces.
Dedicated emergency call handler celebrates 70th birthday
A dedicated Nottinghamshire Police emergency call handler celebrated his 70th birthday doing what he does best – offering a reassuring voice to those seeking help from the force.
Cops replace boy’s fire damaged toys
Kind-hearted cops gave a little boy a surprise to remember when they pulled up at his house with a van full of toys.
Cyclists take part in 180-mile charity ride in honour of fallen police officers
Cyclists are taking part in a 180-mile charity ride in honour of police officers who have died in the line of duty. Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were among 26 riders who donned their helmets and cycling shorts for the weekend event. This is the tenth anniversary of the UK Police Unity Tour – which raises money for charity, the Care of Police Survivors (COPS).
Student cops impress during first taste of frontline policing
Student officers have put their learning into practice by enjoying their first taste of frontline policing. Around 100 recruits have assisted neighbourhood and response teams in recent months as part of their training and development.
Officers experience buzz of Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
A group of Nottinghamshire Police officers have been keeping crowds safe, protecting VIPs and soaking up the atmosphere at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Sixty-nine officers from the force took the opportunity to gain experience of policing a major event after an appeal from West Midlands Police for additional support.
Cop taking on triathlon to thank those who saved his baby’s life
A police officer is set to put himself through 36-hours of pain to thank those who helped him overcome every parent’s worst nightmare. Police Constable Robin Gurney and his partner Sianne experienced the best and worst time of their lives following the birth of their twin daughters a week before Christmas.
Identical twins join Notts Police as recruitment blitz continues
Posing proudly in their police uniforms, identical twins Amy and Emma McMillan are difficult to tell apart. But the 35-year-olds vowed to make a difference in the fight against crime after joining Nottinghamshire Police.
New 'digital 101' chat function helps thousands contact force
An innovative, quick and convenient new way to make contact with Nottinghamshire Police has helped thousands of people since going live. Live Chat gives you the power to report non-emergency matters and gain the advice you need from a highly-trained call handler.