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101 Calls

We are experiencing a high number of calls to our 101 non-emergency number this afternoon so you may have to wait longer to speak to an operator.

If you want to contact us, please consider using alternative methods;

• Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
• Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
• Website – complete the online contact form

To report a potential breach of Covid19 guidelines, please use this form on our website:
Remember to call 999 only in an emergency.

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More Funding to Monitor Speeding


Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has taken action on public concerns over speeding – pledging additional funding to expand community speed monitoring across all corners of the county.

The Commissioner, who recently announced the addition of two new full-time posts to coordinate and manage the county’s Community Speed Watch (CSW) programme, has now revealed funding for 20 new ‘grab bags’ containing speed monitoring equipment, which will be deployed to all policing units in Derbyshire.

Speeding remains the most frequently raised issue in all of Derbyshire’s towns, villages and neighbourhoods.

Acting on the concerns raised during the PCC’s countywide #D383 tour, Mr Dhindsa has pledged to expand CSW and make it easier for local people to proactively address problems in their villages and neighbourhoods to reduce road traffic collisions. (more…)

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Burglary Dwelling & Non Dwelling

Not in Parwich, thank goodness, but I thought worth posting-

There has been several Burglaries overnight in Bradbourne, Carsington and Newton Grange, Ashbourne..
Anyone with information that may assist enquiries please contact PC15049 Beardshall at Matlock Police.
Ashbourne, Brailsford and Carsington Police

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Police take Action in Longcliffe


A man has been arrested after a large amount of plant equipment was recovered during a warrant, along with suspected drugs and tobacco.

On Wednesday, October 7, the Rural Crime Team executed a warrant at a farm in Longcliffe. They found a large amount of high-value plant equipment, which officers believe to have been stolen.

They also discovered what they believe to be drugs and tobacco.

A 31-year-old man from Overseal was arrested in connection with the theft of plant equipment and possessing drugs. He has been released while investigations continue.

Inquiries are continuing to identify the rightful owners of the equipment.

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Witnesses Wanted to Newhaven Accident

Officers investigating a collision in Newhaven, on Friday 20 September, are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Officers were called at 10.20am that morning to reports of a collision between a maroon Citroen C4 and white Vauxhall Astra on the northbound Newhaven stretch of the A515, towards Buxton.

The 58-year-old driver of the Astra was airlifted to Stoke hospital but on arrival his injuries were not deemed to be serious.

A 69-year-old man, a passenger in the C4, was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital where he was then assessed as having life threatening injuries. He is understood to have been transferred to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for further treatment.

The driver of the C4, a 58-year-old woman, was also taken to hospital in Derby but her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

If you witnessed the incident, or were driving nearby at the time and have dashcam installed, please contact us via one of the contact methods provided.

Please quote reference number 19*502525 in any correspondence.

Any footage that may be of use to officers should be downloaded onto another device and safely kept for officers to view.

Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
Website – complete the online contact form
Phone – call us on 101.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Missing Person Appeal

Update from Derbyshire Constabulary:

A body, believed to be that of missing Youlgrave man Robert Graham Moore, known as Graham, was discovered on the morning of Saturday 22 June by Mountain Rescue search teams.

The body was found in a wooded area nearby to the Chatsworth Estate, Bakewell.

Mr Moore was last seen at 1.30pm on Sunday, June 16 at Sainsbury’s in Matlock.

Formal identification is yet to take place but Mr Moore’s family have been informed. Our thoughts are with them at this sad time.

Officers do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

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Policing Concerns?


Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa will be travelling around the Derbyshire Dales area of Derbyshire with his popup stall on Friday 15th March to talk to residents about any local concern or issues as part of his #D383 tour.
Kniveton, outside Kniveton Primary School, Main Street, between 9am and 10am.
Bradbourne, near to the Monument at All Saints Church on Milne Lane, between 10.30am and 11am.
Alsop en le Dale, near to Peak District Spa carpark on Buxton Road, between 11.30am and 12.30pm.
Somersal Herbert, near to St. Peter & St Blaise Church between 1.15pm and 1.45pm.
Rodsley, near to the crossroads on Rodsley Lane, between 2.30pm and 3pm.

PCC Dhindsa is committed to listening to the views of every urban, suburban and rural corner of the community and welcomes anyone who has a local issue to come talk to him at any of the venues.

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