Tag: Police


Norfolk police announce huge reforms

It was announced last week that Norfolk Police will face radical reforms to its resource allocations, with an expected loss of up to 178 jobs. The changes come after a review of Norfolk’s policing model was launched in 2015 due to the “changing face of crime”, with an increase of over 300 percent in crimes…


Mental health nurses to join city police patrols

A partnership between Norfolk Constabulary police officers and nurses from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has formed. This falls under Operation Gravity, an initiative aiming to reduce drug-related crimes in the area. Authorities have said the rationale behind the partnership is to prompt vulnerable drug users to reach out for help. The…


Global 360 round up

Missing Japanese Boy Found At Military Base On 3rd June missing seven-year-old boy Yamato Tanooka was found alive near the town of Shikabe on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido. Tanooka had been missing since May 28 after his parents left him alone in an area of remote woodland as a form of punishment for reportedly…

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UEA student questioned by Special Branch over Isis course reading

A UEA student has been questioned by counter-terrorism police after accessing pro-Islamic State (Isis) material online as part of their course reading. Students taking Clash of Fundamentalisms, a third-year PPL module, were directed to read passages from Dabiq, the online Isis-supporting magazine. Concrete understands that links to the Islamist material were posted on Blackboard, but…


Proposal to move Norwich clubs to an industrial estate

A Norwich city councillor has suggested that ‘a nightclub zone’ should be developed on an out of town industrial estate to try and ease tensions on Prince of Wales Road. City Member for Thorpe Hamlet, Ben Price, offered that such a move would improve the city’s night time economy, and help to relieve some of…

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