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Nails used to puncture car tyres in Daventry

Four nails were used to puncture the tyres of a car in Daventry.

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A police operation caught 15 people driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol on Northamptonshire's roads.

Drink and drug-driving operation catches 15 people on Northamptonshire's roads under the influence

The first week of an annual drink and drug driving operation by saw 15 people arrested for driving under the influence in Northamptonshire.
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The film about Surrey teenager, Breck Bednar is being made between four UK police forces.

Northamptonshire Police work on new film to protect boys from grooming

A short film about a teenage boy who was groomed and murdered is being produced to help raise awareness among boys of the dangers of child sexual exploitation.

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Northamptonshire Police has been criticised for a lack of understanding of "unconscious bias" towards the public.

Northamptonshire Police don't properly understand why black and Asian people are stopped and searched so often, inspectors find

Northamptonshire Police has been called out by inspectors for not understanding why they are using stop and search powers on certain members the public.

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PC Proctor was dismissed after a hearing at Wootton Hall police headquarters.

Misconduct hearing sacks Northamptonshire policeman who played hooky for three days and lied about it

A Northamptonshire police officer who lied about skipping three days of work has been dismissed from the force.
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The scales of justice

IN COURT: Full list of people sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

The following people were sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court:

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Detective Inspector Stuart Hitchon was speaking at Birmingham Crown Court

'His newborn daughter will never meet her father' - Northamptonshire Police detective speaks following Stuart Hutchings case

A Northamptonshire Police Detective Inspector has warned of the costly consequences of taking the law into your own hands following the sentencing of the man guilty of the manslaughter of Stuart Hutchings.
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VIDEO: Police release footage of Stuart Hutchings being chased in Northampton before his death as pursuer gets nine years in jail

A 28-year-old man was sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of Stuart Hutchings at Birmingham Crown Court.
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The first operation took place in Northampton on Friday evening

Drink and drug drive arrests as month-long campaign begins in Northamptonshire

The first operation of Northamptonshire Police’s annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign saw five people arrested for driving under the influence.

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Police officers waving down motorists will be a familiar sight on the morning commute

Increased morning breath tests in Northamptonshire in 'morning after' crackdown

Drivers are being reminded by police of the dangers and consequences of getting behind the wheel after drinking or taking drugs as the festive season begins.

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The Cambridgeshire Police helicopter

How quickly do Northamptonshire Police helicopters respond to incidents?

Questions have been raised after a watchdog highlighted concerns over the speed of response by police helicopters.

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The winners who were celebrated at a ceremony at Northamptonshire Police's Wootton Hall headquarters.

Winners of Northamptonshire Police's Long Service and Force awards celebrated

The winners of Northamptonshire Police's annual Long Service and Force awards were announced at a ceremony at their Wootton Hall headquarters last night.
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The four-car crash was on the A5 near Towcester.

Man dies in fatal road traffic collision on the A5

A man has died following a road traffic collision on the A5 this morning (Wednesday, November 29).

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Superintendent Chris Hillery.

Firearms surrender sees more than 70 guns including musket and shotguns surrendered to Northamptonshire Police

An appeal for people to hand in unwanted or illegal firearms has seen more than 70 guns surrendered to Northamptonshire Police in just two weeks.

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VIDEO: Landmark footage of hi-tech thieves serves as warning to owners of keyless entry cars

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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VIDEO: Heavy police presence at UK’s Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

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Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after woman’s body found in Northampton

A 64-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the discovery of a 38-year-old woman’s body in the back of a car.

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How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.

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