May 21 2013 Latest news:
Radical reforms to the way criminals are rehabilitated which will mean every offender leaving prison must serve a minimum of 12 months under supervision in the community have been met with a mixed reaction in this region.
Calls have been made for action to be taken against shoplifters after it emerged shopkeepers were taking policing into their own hands.
The number of police officers on west Norfolk streets may have to be cut as a result of a £15m funding gap, the county’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has warned.
Norfolk’s chief constable Phil Gormley is to leave the force for a new post at the National Crime Agency, it has been confirmed.
Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner Stephen Bett will have the final sale say-so after five bids were received for a former town police station.
Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has apologised after saying skilled drivers should be allowed to drive as fast as they like.
Norfolk police and crime commissioner Stephen Bett is holding a community catch-up in Gorleston tomorrow (Wednesday).
Home Secretary Theresa May said she did not want the public to feel they cannot ring 999 because they might be sued in the wake of a recent storm over a Norfolk officer.
Norfolk police could be reduced to a “blue lights only” service unable to tackle long-term crime prevention because of a looming funding gap, the county’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has warned.
Lawyers acting on behalf of a police officer who is suing a suspected burglary victim in Norfolk have issued a statement defending her actions in light of the widespread criticism she has received - including from her own bosses.
A policewoman suing a garage owner for loss of earnings after tripping over a kerb was on full pay while recovering from her injuries and is claiming for missed allowances such as overtime and bank holiday pay, the EDP can reveal.
A policewoman who attempted to sue a crime victim after she tripped on a kerb will pursue her legal action against him despite widespread criticism.
Campaigners who say welfare reforms will hit some of the county’s most vulnerable people staged a protest against the changes in the heart of Norwich today.
Police and crime commissioner, Stephen Bett, is urging drivers to stay safe on the roads over the Easter weekend after a recent spate of tragedies.
Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner is warning that “short-sighted” government welfare reforms will cause the county’s historically low crime rates to surge.
Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has welcomed a report which concedes mistakes were made in the inaugural elections for the role.
The number of registered sex offenders in Suffolk has risen sharply in the last year and police admit five of them have gone missing.
House burglaries in Suffolk have risen to their highest level for at least three years but police last night vowed to tackle the problem with a blitz on criminals.
People in Norwich will have to pay about a penny a day more into City Hall’s coffers after councillors agreed council tax should go up by 1.95pc.
Dereham Town Council will increase its share of council tax by 66pc.
Council leaders could seek to take a bill through Parliament so the city council is no longer obliged to provide a livestock market within Norwich’s boundary.
A council tax hike is on the cards for people in Norwich, with city leaders saying the increase is needed to protect services.
Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore has formally announced the appointment of Douglas Paxton as the new Chief Constable for the county.
A council tax rise which will see people across Norfolk pay about a penny more a day to cover the costs of policing has been agreed, despite an attempt to veto it.
A council tax rise which will see people across Norfolk pay about a penny more a day to cover the costs of policing has been agreed.
Suffolk has a new Chief Constable, subject to the appointment being confirmed by the Police and Crime Panel on Friday, February 8.
New figures show that Norfolk is the joint safest county in England, with crime falling year on year by 8pc.
Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced he is looking to increase the share of the council tax used to pay for the force by just under 2pc.
Keeping officers on the streets and Norfolk as one of the safest places in the country lie at the heart of Stephen Bett’s first policing plan as the county’s first crime commissioner.
Victorious Marion Maxwell said she was delighted to have secured her seat at City Hall - despite admitting she would rather not be there.