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‘Handsome and hard-working’ West Yorkshire Police horse dies at age of 19

A West Yorkshire Police horse described as “handsome, hardworking and consistently brave” has died after 14 years serving the force.

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Warning as doorstep conmen defraud elderly Batley woman of more than £3,000

Police in Batley are warning residents of bogus workmen after an an elderly woman was defrauded of more than £3,000.
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West Yorkshire Police saw an 18 per cent rise in recorded crime

We’re finding it harder to do our job, say West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police has warned that it is becoming increasingly difficult for the force to do its job at the same level after new figures showed a rise in recorded crime last year.

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Bromley Road, Batley: Pic: Google Maps

Elderly Batley woman defrauded of £3,000 by bogus workmen

Police in Batley are warning residents of bogus workmen following a report of an elderly lady being defrauded of over £3,000.

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The conference focused on how different agencies can help police in the battle against organised crime.

Conference focuses on how to help police beat organised crime in West Yorkshire

Drugs paraphernalia or a number of mattresses found on the floor of a shared house could be evidence of organised crime taking place.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series October 19 edition are published below.

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Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

West Yorkshire Police received more 999 calls on Friday than it did on New Year's Eve, prompting the force to highlight the different ways people can report crimes.

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West Yorkshire Police are piloting a predictive policing algorithm designed by University College London academics.

I predict a break-in: Yorkshire police use cutting-edge technology to deter burglars

A Yorkshire police force is aiming to cut crime using pioneering predictive technology which shows officers specific streets where burglars are likely to strike.

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The items seized by West Yorkshire Police.

Two arrests as crossbow and knives seized by West Yorkshire Police

Deadly weapons have been seized by West Yorkshire Police during an operation this evening.

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Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has quizzed ministers over Government cuts to local policing.

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Police are appealing for witnesses.

Man threatens woman with hammer and snatches bag in Dewsbury shopping centre robbery

A man threatened a woman with a hammer and demanded her phone during a robbery in a Dewsbury shopping centre.
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PC gives vital talk on knife crime in Dewsbury

PC gives vital talk on knife crime in Dewsbury

Police highlighted the dangers of knife crime at an educational talk in Dewsbury.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Quarry Road, Dewsbury.

Drugs and firearms seized after armed police raid in Dewsbury

Police have conducted a raid in Dewsbury after gathering intelligence on drugs and firearms offences.

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Hundreds of people from Yorkshire have visited the Stop It Now! Get Help website.

Help me stop: Hundreds in Yorkshire visit website to stop looking at child sex images

More than 2,000 people from Yorkshire visited a website which offers help for those who want to stop viewing sexual images of children in the last year.

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The junction of Halifax Road and Common Road. Photo: Google.

Robbers armed with knife threaten man as they steal business takings in West Yorkshire

A man was threatened with a knife during a robbery in Batley in which a large amount of cash was stolen.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series October 12 edition are published below.

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Police release new image as part of Dewsbury robbery investigation

Police have issued an e-fit image of a man they want to trace in connection with a robbery in Dewsbury.

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Seven West Yorkshire police stations shut their public help desks

Seven West Yorkshire police stations shut their public help desks

Public help desks are closing at seven police stations around West Yorkshire after senior officers said they would save money by shutting the poorly-used facilities.
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Investigation to delay publishing forensic results after death of man shot by police in West Yorkshire

Investigation to delay publishing forensic results after death of man shot by police in West Yorkshire

Forensic results that could steer an investigation into the death of a man shot dead by a police officer in Huddersfield will not be published until after a criminal trial, it has been revealed.

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