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Eight shiny new police interceptor vehicles went on display at Northants Police HQ today with Chief Constable Nick Adderley taking centre stage and proudly showing his new acquisitions to the invited press. He said, “The addition of the Police Interceptors team will enable the Force to respond robustly to all forms of criminality across the […]

Police in Northamptonshire are trialling a system that will see them tag criminals who are getting away from them with a special invisible spray that stays active for months on clothing or skin. The SelectaDNA canisters are due to be carried in twelve police cars by trained officers that will allow them to trace criminals […]

Northamptonshire Police has made significant improvements to its crime recording standards, with Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue Service (HMICFRS) awarding the Force a ‘good’ rating following their inspection visit in February and March 2020. This good rating is a positive step forward for the Force since its last Crime Recording Integrity Inspection […]

Silverstone circuit is poised to host the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix this weekend (Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2). Fans are reminded not to travel to the circuit as the event will take place behind closed doors to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The same applies to the Emirates Formula 1 70th […]

One of Northamptonshire Polices newest recruits, Duke, came snout-to-face with the forces ‘Top Dog’ today as he met the Chief Constable, Nick Adderley. The Four-month old pup is in training ready to take over from Police Dog Nala who is due to retire next year.

A Northamptonshire Police partnership with Ducati UK saw the delivery of two brand-new Ducatis – a V2 Panigale & a Supersport S – delivered to Force Headquarters this week. As well as being Northamptonshire’s Chief ConstAable, Nick Adderley also doubles up as the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for motorcycling and BikeSafe. BikeSafe is a […]

Officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault on board a narrow boat near Bridge 10 on the Grand Union Canal in Long Buckby. The incident happened between 10.30pm and 11.30pm on Monday, April 27, when two men climbed on board the front of the narrow boat. When the owner of the boat challenged them, […]

A fleeing driver from Northampton was pursued by Northamptonshire Police across three counties in an hour-long high-speed chase on Monday (20th April). After initially failing to stop for the Police, the grey BMW 3 Series raced along the A508 through to Market Harborough before taking off along country roads to Rugby where he was eventually […]

Northamptonshire Police is preparing to up its enforcement activity against those who continue to flout the COVID-19 restrictions in the county. The Force has not issued any fines for non-compliance so far, preferring to adopt an approach which seeks to educate people, engage with them and explain how their behaviour could affect others. While the […]

In what proved to be some much-welcomed excitement today, a team from the Royal Logistic Corps Bomb Disposal unit descended on to Bodleian Close, Daventry earlier today. Residents reported that the Police and RLC had been called as two items, believed to be WW2 hand grenades, had been found in one of the gardens. Image […]

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