Beds Alert is a really good website to inform us, educate us and help us with crime in Bedfordshire.
You can read the website content in different font sizes and different languages making it easy for everyone.
Beds Alert is an email messaging system bought to you by the Bedfordshire Police powered by Neighbourhood Alert.
You can sign up, follow them on Twitter and Facebook and see the latest alerts. You can even follow their blog, ‘Bobbies on the beat’.
When you sign up, you can choose the option to receive alerts via email, text or landline voice mail.
Emails are sent by a secure Neighbourhood Alert System and you can respond to them.
The messaging system focuses on working with the community in Bedfordshire to raise awareness. It is here to compliment other systems such as the Neighbourhood Watch scheme.
The Bedfordshire Police…
•Cover 477 square miles
•Look after a population of 550,000
•Employ approximately 1,110 police officers
•931 are police staff
•95 are Police Community Support Officers
There are a further 254 Special Constables who play a major role to help the Bedfordshire police.
We recently did a home security awareness day with the police in attendance at Poplar’s Garden Centre in Toddington. The police are urging vigilance in summer home security. Read their latest advice.
They want the public to work with them to fight crime…
Recently there was an incident in Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Police were called by concerned residents who reported suspicious activity in the early hours.
A burglary was subsequently reported in Waterdell. The helicopter was deployed and four men were arrested. Officers also recovered items believed to be stolen property. The men remain in custody and detectives are continuing to investigate.
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More information about the Bedfordshire police.
How to contact the Befordshire police if it isn’t an emergency:
Befordshire crime stoppers: 0800 555 111
It’s hot, hot, hot out there but do shut your windows when you go out. Don’t make it easy for crime.
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