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As traditional detective methods become redundant police must adopt a “new set of skills” to prepare for the future, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

Norfolk’s chief constable said increasing numbers of sexual offences were being committed because of the emergence of dating apps which he said was “facilitating child abuse”.

A toddler battling one of the rarest forms of cancer received a special tour around Norfolk Police headquarters.

The chief constable of Norfolk has said organisations across the county need to work better together to help solve society’s problems - because he “cannot arrest” his way out the County Lines problem.

Council tax bills to pay for policing in Norfolk are to rise by more than 10pc, with the county’s chief constable saying the extra money is essential to keep communities safe.

Drug dealers are targeting schools in Norfolk and recruiting local youngsters to act as mules, a senior police officer has warned.

People will today learn just how much of their money they will be asked to hand over to pay for Norfolk’s police force over the next 12 months.

Ex-police officers and veterans are being hired on zero hours contracts to replace PCSOs guarding crime scenes.

Every response officer in Norfolk will have the option to arm themselves with Taser by 2021, the chief constable has said.

Norfolk’s chief constable has said delays when calling the 101 phone line is worsened by pressures on health services as police officers pick up the slack.

More than half of drug dealing groups using ‘county lines’ in Norfolk are targeting the city, according to police intelligence.

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.

The county’s chief constable says he is “unhappy” with the level of CCTV coverage in Norwich - a view echoed by some residents in the city.

There has been a spate of violence linked to London drug gangs in Norwich. But how do the gangs recruit young boys from the capital to deal in Norfolk?

Five arrests were made by a mobile city patrol team yesterday- including four drug drivers.

The county’s police chief has pledged to make more arrests over knife crime and drug dealing after the latest stabbing in the city.

Norfolk’s police chief has said freezing council tax next year would “inevitably” lead to fewer police officers.

At least five people have been the victims of stabbings in Norwich in the last two months.

Around 40 drug warrants each year are being carried out across North Norfolk and Broadland as community policing teams carry out joint operations.

Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham, which will replace the existing station in the town as part of Norfolk Police’s 2020 vision, have been revealed.

Norfolk’s chief constable has vowed to “surge” officers into local communities as a result of his decision to scrap PCSOs.

Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

A woman has been arrested after being found with £2,000 worth of cannabis at an address in Eaton.

A Norfolk police officer has resigned over inappropriate use of social media.

Norfolk’s chief constable and police and crime commissioner will be answering questions from the public at a special event in Taverham next week.

A Norfolk police constable has resigned after being fined £1,000 for illegally obtaining information from a police computer.

Norfolk police could be in danger of hitting “an historic low” in officer numbers, if the government goes through with plans to change the way police pensions are paid.

One reader reflects on an incident last week in which a man who is understood to have been attempting to steal a bike was apprehended. Do you agree with their thoughts?

Police officers and staff who have died in service will be forever remembered as part of a memorial wall which has been unveiled at the force’s Wymondham headquarters.

A Norfolk officer who bravely tackled a samurai sword-wielding attacker who claimed he was going to kill his wife has been recognised at an annual police awards ceremony.

They put themselves in harm’s way to protect the public and help keep our county safe and tonight they will get the recognition they deserve at the Norfolk Safer Community Awards (NOSCAs).

A teenager who had his ear almost sliced in two in an horrific attack in a Norwich park is still undergoing treatment almost two years on.

The football world cup in Russia and one of the hottest summers for decades are among the reasons police saw a rise in the number of 999 calls received by police.

Norfolk’s chief constable has issued a call to technology companies to do more to help stop the sexual abuse of children around the world.

Norfolk’s chief constable will be held to account at a meeting next month.

People in the Cromer area can quiz Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Lorne Green and Chief Constable Simon Bailey at a special Q&A session.

Norfolk’s emergency services chiefs have welcomed a new law which will double the maximum sentence for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker to twelve months.

The Norfolk chief of police has welcomed a new law introducing longer maximum sentences for those convicted of assaults on emergency services workers.

Norfolk’s chief constable has admitted the county’s rate of solving domestic abuse and rape crimes do not make good reading - with just one in 16 of the latter solved.

Norfolk’s chief constable has insisted proposals to pass control of Norfolk’s fire service to the county’s police and crime commissioner could offer both organisations “greater opportunities”.

Norfolk Police Chief Constable Simon Bailey is pleased with how the force policed this year’s Cromer carnival

A pub manager who was almost pulled over his own bar during the Cromer lockdown has praised police for their handling of the first anniversary of the weekend.

During one weekend last August, Cromer was put on ‘lockdown’ as a group of Travellers wreaked havoc on the close-knit seaside community.

Police officers patrolling this year’s Cromer carnival have have been carrying images of those responsible for an outbreak of violence and disorder at last year’s event in a bit to avoid a repeat of the problems.

Every Norfolk officer could be armed with a taser by 2021 – in response to the shocking news that there were 500-plus attacks on police in the past year.

During one weekend last August, Cromer was put on ‘lockdown’ as a group of travellers wreaked havoc on the close-knit seaside community. But is the town ready for their possible return? JESSICA FRANK-KEYES reports...

Norfolk’s deputy chief constable could be set to become the top police officer in Cambridge, it has emerged.

A Norfolk police officer who bravely tackled a samurai sword-wielding attacker who claimed he was going to kill his wife has won a regional award for police bravery.

Norfolk’s chief constable has called for a new approach to the treatment of paedophiles.

Police have seized some 140 vehicles in Norwich and arrested more than 100 people in the space of just 25 days, as part of a crackdown.

Calls are being made today to make safe a Norwich park where a teenager was shot in the back as it has become a “magnet for crime”.

In his latest column, Norfolk chief constable Simon Bailey highlights the menace of drug-driving.

Norfolk’s police chief has expressed his frustration at a “never-ending cycle” of drug gangs coming into the county and said: “we can’t arrest our way” out of the problem.

Norwich’s new police commander has promised more bobbies on the beat, with the city set to see an influx of fresh officers this year.

Police are resorting to last-minute text messages to bring in officers because of staff shortages.

Jersey Boys offers a hit-packed treat, says James Goffin

The Jersey Boys are back in town and they arrived at Norwich Theatre Royal in style.

Timeless hits and the true story of how four New Jersey boys from the wrong side of the tracks rose to global stardom, musical Jersey Boys is back in the region. Lewis Griffiths who plays Nick Massi tells Simon Parkin about the band’s enduring appeal.

Norfolk chief constable Simon Bailey on why police have to balance the needs of settled and Travelling communities.

Members of the public have the chance to inspect the accounts of Norfolk’s chief constable and police and crime commissioner.

The chief constable of Norfolk has said there are “no more big ticket items” to bring savings in its collaboration with Suffolk Constabulary.

Members of the county’s emergency services faced violence over the bank holiday weekend.

Police officers’ faith in the courts when they become victims is at a low ebb after a year which saw more than 500 assaults against them.

Norfolk’s police chief constable has criticised the “inappropriate” tactics of so-called paedophile hunters - including one who used their own teenage daughter as a honey trap.

Millions of pounds of government cash to help police in the fight against the spread of violence from drug gangs has been welcomed by the chief of Norfolk police.

Millions of pounds of government cash to help police in the fight against the spread of violence from drug gangs has been welcomed by the chief of Norfolk police.

Norfolk’s Special Constables are preparing to take part in a training event this weekend as figures reveal the officers clocked up almost 60,000 hours on duty over the last 12 months.

Inappropriate calls to the police’s 101 non-emergency number are contributing to delays in the service.

A budget deficit of £1.6m at Norfolk Police will be slashed after the Home Office awarded the force a share of £800,000 special grant funding for the search for missing airman Corrie McKeague.

This week 91 PCSOs and 10 staff will leave Norfolk Police, at an estimated redundancy cost of more than £2m.

The chief constable of Norfolk Constabulary is considering arming more officers with tasers in the wake of increasing numbers of assaults on police.

The chief constable of Norfolk Police has defended officers who arrested a man in Norwich after he rubbed his face on a police van.

Technology has opened up an array of opportunities for paedophiles, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

Norfolk Chief Constable Simon Bailey says giving to charities is the best way to help the homelessness issue.

A top police official in Norfolk has pledged to make the force more “visible, accessible and accountable”.

Norfolk’s chief constable has condemned increases in “disgraceful” violent attacks being suffered by his officers - and has today called on the public to look beyond the uniform.

Motorists are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary tonight with gusting winds creating snow drifts and impassable roads, particularly in rural areas.

Residents across Norfolk will be given the chance to quiz Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable.

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