Tom Potter Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. East Suffolk reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @TomPotterEADT Military veteran research informs unique service for traumatised police Monday, February 11, 2019 Tom Potter Norfolk and Suffolk police have today announced a collaboration to provide staff and officers bespoke mental health support when needed. Suffolk ‘no longer a rural idyll’ as police take on 21st century challenges Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk MP has called for a shake-up of police funding to address “long-term disparities” between the county’s force and others across the country. Apology for blogger whose gender comments led to call from police Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Tom Potter Police have apologised for their handling of a complaint about a Suffolk woman’s online comments on gender. Less than 10% of resolved police complaints result in action during quarter Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Tom Potter One in 12 complaints made about Suffolk police during a three month period of last year have resulted in formal action. Bookies robber released after seeing out jail term awaiting fate in custody Monday, February 4, 2019 Tom Potter A former drug addict with an “appalling” criminal record has been told to apply the skills he picked up while in jail awaiting sentence for robbing a bookies. Video See how police are spelling out sexual consent with clear-cut Instagram campaign Monday, February 4, 2019 Tom Potter Police hope a social media drive can help stem rising sex assaults by highlighting issues of consent. Suffolk scammer to pay back thousands from John Lewis refund fraud Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk man has avoided going straight to jail for running a refund scam at John Lewis stores across the country. ‘Scum’ cartel bosses will be ‘hounded out’ as drug lines into Suffolk halve Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Tom Potter Police appear to be winning the battle against a drug distribution network dubbed the biggest criminal threat to Suffolk. Inside the world of digital forensics with Suffolk police’s cybercrime unit Sunday, January 27, 2019 Tom Potter The world of forensic science has evolved over centuries to utilise the analysis of blood, DNA, fingerprints, ballistics and toxicology in solving crime. Robbery soars 37% in Suffolk but crime rate stays below national average Friday, January 25, 2019 Tom Potter Robberies soared by more than a third in Suffolk last year – as new figures revealed an overall increase in recorded crime across the county. Chief constable demands more from firms to rid internet of child abuse Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Tom Potter One of the region’s top police officers has demanded more action from internet firms after web analysts intercepted record numbers of child abuse sites. Woman who kept stun gun in handbag avoids jail in ‘exceptional case’ Friday, January 18, 2019 Tom Potter A woman’s “truly exceptional” personal circumstances have kept her from going straight to prison for carrying a stun gun disguised as a mobile phone. Jail for cabbie caught with drink at hand while ‘astoundingly’ over limit Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk taxi driver has been jailed for getting behind the wheel of his cab while more than four times the legal alcohol limit. ‘Hearts in mouths’ moment police faced down dangerous driver Sunday, January 6, 2019 Tom Potter Four Suffolk police officers have been commended for bringing an end to the journey of a dangerous driver on the wrong carriageway of the A14. Drug-driver faces up to fine and ban after two months avoiding court Sunday, January 6, 2019 Tom Potter An uninsured drug-driver handed himself into police two months after failing to show up at court to be convicted. ‘Desperate’ disqualified driver ‘incredibly silly’ to use vehicles for income Saturday, January 5, 2019 Tom Potter A banned motorist was caught driving a parcel delivery van and a sports car within weeks of being disqualified. Unpaid work for drink-drive pair almost four times legal alcohol limit Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Tom Potter Two women have avoided possible jail sentences for driving while almost four times the legal alcohol limit. Ten years for ‘shameful’ teacher whose sex crimes ‘betrayed society’ Thursday, December 13, 2018 Tom Potter An ex-teacher has been jailed for 10 years after engaging in sexual activity with two female pupils. Suffolk couple charged after nobleman allegedly bitten by bulldog Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Tom Potter A Suffolk couple have denied being in charge of a dangerously out of control animal after a landowner was allegedly bitten on the thigh by their bulldog. Man, 34, in court accused of raping woman in 30s in Lowestoft Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Tom Potter A 34-year-old man has denied raping a woman in her 30s in Lowestoft last December. Call for action to curb reliance on police for mental health response Saturday, December 8, 2018 Tom Potter Fundamental change has been requested to curtail the “unreasonable” time taken up by police on mental health issues.