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New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff.
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Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire.

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The robbery took place at an off-licence in Staincliffe Road, Dewsbury. Picture: Google

Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

A shopkeeper in Dewsbury was injured by an armed robber who threatened him with a kitchen knife during a raid last night.

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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series December 7 edition are published below.

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Revealed: How long does it take West Yorkshire Police to answer your 999 call?

Police say the average time taken to answer 999 calls in West Yorkshire has been slashed by almost half.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series November 30 edition are published below.

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More than 200 deadly weapons handed in to West Yorkshire Police

MORE than 200 guns, knives and swords were  handed in to West Yorkshire Police during a 13-day surrender.

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Stonegate Road, Meanwood. Image: Google

Three boys among five dead after stolen car crashes in Leeds

A BOY aged 12 was among five people killed after a stolen car crashed into a tree in Leeds last night.
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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 November 23 edition are published below.

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Police have appealed for information.

Men pushed and kicked woman in racially aggravated assault in Batley

A woman was pushed and kicked to the floor in what police are treating as a racially aggravated assault in Batley.
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Burglary victim speaks out about 'disturbing' crime for West Yorkshire campaign

A burglary victim has spoken out as part of a West Yorkshire Police campaign against the crime.
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A heavy goods vehicle stopped during Operation Tramline.

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

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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 November 16 edition are published below.

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Police are appealing for information.

Two arrests after Dewsbury barn fire

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a barn fire in Dewsbury.

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West Yorkshire Police is set to use up most of its reserves by 2022.

West Yorkshire Police will have used up most of its reserves by 2022

West Yorkshire Police’s reserves will be mostly used up within five years because of the funding crisis facing the force, the county’s police and crime commissioner has warned MPs.

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The burglary took place in Far Common Road, Mirfield. Picture: Google

Burglars steal cosmetic medical equipment from Mirfield business

High value cosmetic medical equipment has been stolen from a business in Mirfield.

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Masked robbers threatened staff at the Co-op in Bradford Road, Birkenshaw. Picture: Google

Masked men threatened staff with knife and hammer during raid on supermarket in Birkenshaw

Masked robbers escaped with cash, saving stamps and cigarettes after threatening staff at a supermarket in Birkenshaw.

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West Yorkshire Police officers will be travelling the county's roads in a heavy goods vehicle so they can film the habits of other drivers.

Police take to the road in HGV to catch law-breaking drivers in West Yorkshire

Police are out on West Yorkshire's roads in a heavy goods vehicle this week as they capture the driving habits of other motorists on camera.

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Malham Drive, Batley. Image: Google.

Armed police help sword man badly injured in Batley roof fall

A MAN reportedly armed with a sword suffered serious injuries after he fell from the roof of a building in Batley.
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