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It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
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Some 260 victims of modern slavery and human trafficking have been linked to Leeds in the last two years.

Will Brexit hinder Yorkshire’s efforts to tackle human trafficking?

Convicted human traffickers from Eastern Europe will be subject to severe restrictions on their activities when they return home from Yorkshire to stop them arranging the trade in human misery in the region.

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Keith (right) and Ashley Boots.

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

A “dishonest and manipulative” West Yorkshire police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home has been jailed for 26 years.

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Jail for crooked lawyer who forced 200-year-old solicitors out of business in £4m fraud

A crooked lawyer forced a 200-year-old firm of Yorkshire solicitors into extinction by plundering its accounts of almost FOUR MILLION pounds to fund her addiction to high living.

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A man was seen being bundled into a car in Dulverton Close, Cottingley. Picture: Google

Man pushed into car during "suspicious incident" in Leeds

Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information about what they described as "a suspicious incident" in a Leeds suburb.

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Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Dozens of people have been charged with the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in a West Yorkshire town after police investigated historic allegations of abuse.
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The scene at Westminster in the minutes after the terrorist attack.

Reach out to victims of London attacks, urge family of Jo Cox

The family of murdered MP Jo Cox today urged the nation to “reach out and support” the victims of yesterday’s Westminster terror attack to “let them know they are not alone”.

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Lorna Dickinson.

UPDATED: Missing Leeds pensioner found

A Missing pensioner from Leeds has been found by police.

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Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

People are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016.

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PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

A police community support officer abused her position to access confidential information about a rape suspect with whom she had an affair.

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Drivers warned to be on guard after rise in car thefts

Drivers have been warned to be on their guard after a series of thefts across West Yorkshire.
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Carjack victim dragged from VW in West Yorkshire robbery

Two robbers hit the windscreen of a car with a large stone before dragging its driver out and making off the vehicle yesterday.

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Online identity theft reaches record high

Online identity theft reaches record high

Identity theft has reached an all time high with 172,919 cases being recorded in 2016 according to Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service.

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CSI Leeds: Police recruit crime scene investigators

CSI Leeds: Police recruit crime scene investigators

Would you love your job to be as fascinating as a real-life episode of CSI?

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Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber criminals are targeting British businesses by imitating nation state-style attacks, the National Crime Agency warns.

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Mary Kaya, 56, of Batley, has been found guilty today at Leeds Crown Court.

Batley woman found guilty of terrorism offence

A jury has today found Mary Kaya guilty of an offence under the Terrorism Act at Leeds Crown Court.

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West Yorkshire Police has been recruiting call handlers at unprecedented levels.

West Yorkshire Police gets handle on ‘embarrassing’ 101 call issues

West Yorkshire Police is making significant progress in turning around “embarrassing” problems with its handling of non-emergency calls, according to a senior officer.

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Suspected drink driver's Audi crashed into and toppled telegraph pole

A MAN was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after ploughing into and toppling a telegraph pole in Wakefield tonight.
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A scenes of crime officer outside the flat on Lanshaw Crescent

Leeds murder investigation continues as victim is named locally

A MURDER investigation was continuing in the Belle Isle area of Leeds today as the victim was named locally as Robert Milner.
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