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  1. Man jailed for historic sexual offences against child

    A Hartcliffe man has been jailed for 12 years after being found guilty of subjecting a child to years of sexual abuse. Matthew Mills’ offending began when he was a…

  2. Hotels successfully trained to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation

    An operation to raise awareness among hotels in Bridgwater of child sexual exploitation (CSE) has proved a success. Plain clothed officers attempted to book a room at a number of…

  3. Phone users urged to be aware of fake WhatsApp message scam

    We’re asking people to be wary and report an increasingly common scam where fraudsters use WhatsApp to dupe victims into transferring money by pretending to be their child. Typically, the…

  4. Eighteen arrests made during County Lines Intensification Week

    Last week, we joined colleagues from across the UK in focusing efforts on dismantling and disrupting criminal gangs running drugs into local towns and villages, as part of National County…

  5. Manipulative sexual offender from Bristol given jail term

    A 20-year-old man described as manipulative and dangerous has been jailed for sexual offences against children. Today at Bristol Crown Court (5 July), Rhys Beale, of Withywood, Bristol, was sentenced…

  6. Supporting young people to move away from drugs and crime in Bristol

    Avon and Somerset Police are working in partnership with The St Giles Trust to support and divert young people in Bristol away from drugs and crime and towards a better…

  7. 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. The Mini…

  8. Man who stole from disabled children’s charity jailed

    A man who spent donations meant to help children with disabilities or serious illnesses on his stag do and wedding has been jailed for more than two years. Scott Wright,…

  9. Our inclusive culture

    Avon and Somerset Constabulary are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Find out more about our inclusive culture.

  10. Report modern slavery

    Modern slavery can include victims from overseas, and vulnerable people in the UK. Spot the signs, find support and report modern slavery.