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Avon and Somerset Police part of successful NSPCC online safety day

Officers from Avon and Somerset Police’s Topaz Child Exploitation Team contributed to highly successful ‘Somerset Day of Action’ in partnership with the NSPCC and O2 after hundreds of people from across the county took the opportunity to brush up on their online safety knowledge.

Please don’t pocket-dial 999

Nearly 400 hours of police time were spent on abandoned 999 calls last month.

Summer firearms surrender starts

Hand in illegal or unwanted weapons anonymously

Remembering victims of honour-based abuse

Remembering those who have been killed in the name of ‘honour’ is the focus of a National Day of Memory on Sunday July 14th.

PCSO recruitment open for applications

PCSO recruitment opens at noon on Monday (15th July)

Everything starts with “Hello”

Did you know, just taking the time to have a chat with your neighbours could prevent abuse? It will reduce loneliness, provide a chance to spot signs of abuse and reduce the likelihood of them being victims of crime.

Duncan was cycling home from work when his life changed forever

Last June, Duncan was cycling home from work when his life changed forever.

Police cyclists to carry cameras to target dangerous drivers

Figures from Avon and Somerset Police show that a third of all reported road traffic collisions in 2018 involved a cyclist or motorcyclist.

Starving, stinking, scared – the reality for young people exploited by county lines gangs

Young people may believe that cash, protection and status will be the reward for selling drugs, but this is rarely the case.

Because of Stephen

Stephen Lawrence Day, on 22 April, celebrates the life and legacy of Stephen Lawrence, who was killed in a racist attack at just 18 years old.