Skip to main content

News — Prevention

Latest news

More than 1,000 knives surrendered as part of Operation Sceptre

The operation, which began in October 2016, focuses on tackling the blight of knife crime and raising awareness of the impact it can have.

Crackdown on doorstep crime

Be Home Safe - doorstep crime

Man banned from Glastonbury and Wells

Criminal Behaviour Order issued in Glastonbury and Wells to stop persistent nuisance behaviour by individual

Alert and appeal over bogus police officer phone scam – Bristol and Keynsham

Help us keep vulnerable people safe from fraudsters

Knife Crime: Starting the conversation

While knife crime is a serious issue the reality is 99 per cent of young people do not carry a knife. One of the most important messages we can share with our young people is that carrying a knife is not the norm.

Knives and baseball bat found in city centre park following Op Sceptre weapon sweep

The weapons discovered following a search in Castle Park in Bristol

Van driver? Be on your guard after break-ins and tool thefts at car park in Bristol

There have been four reported van break-ins at the Ikea car park since July, with thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen

Neighbourhood officers tackle ASB issues in Bristol park

We've increased patrols in the park following an increase in calls about anti-social behaviour.

Further high-visibility patrols along Bristol to Bath cycle path this weekend

We’re aware of a number of incidents this week which have occurred on the Bristol/ Bath cycle path.

Fifteen feet high cannabis plants seized in Somerset

Story about a discovery of cannabis plants being cultivated in a wooded area in Somerset