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Local school pupils celebrate their involvement in Mini Police initiative at a celebration and engagement event at Police HQ

Over 150 young members of the Mini Police enjoyed a celebratory day of activities at Avon and Somerset Police headquarters in recognition of their involvement in this initiative.

Avon and Somerset Police officers nominated for national bravery award

Three officers who confronted a hammer-wielding man in Bristol have been nominated for a bravery award.

Livestream the Be Proud Awards here tonight

The annual awards recognise and reward dedicated officers, staff and volunteers for their hard work in ensuring our communities are safe.

Avon and Somerset Police unveil redesigned Memorial Garden

To celebrate 100 years of the Police Federation and NARPO (National Association of Retired Police Officers), Avon and Somerset Police recently unveiled the newly redesigned Memorial Garden at the Police and Fire headquarters in Portishead.

British Empire Medal for PC Tony Freeman in Queen’s Birthday Honours

PC Tony Freeman from Bridgwater awarded BEM in Queen's Birthday Honours

Life as a volunteer driver

Atul tells us what the role is like and why he chose to give up his free time to Avon and Somerset Police, and why others should consider the force as their new volunteer role.

Less than four weeks until Be Proud Awards 2019

The awards recognise and rewards the dedicated officers, staff and volunteers for their hard work in ensuring our communities are safe.

Officer reunited with the colleagues and NHS staff who saved his life after his cardiac arrest on duty

Officer made remarkable recovery thanks to colleagues' first aid skills and amazing NHS staff

Wanted man arrested in Poland

Wocjiech Kolodziejcyk - who featured on BBC Crimewatch Roadshow - was arrested in Poland this morning.