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New rural crime taskforce to be unveiled in Derbyshire

Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa will join officers from Derbyshire Police for the launch of the county’s new Rural Crime Team.

The event will take place at 10am on Monday (March 13) at Bakewell Farmers Market in Bakewell where details of the new team’s responsibilities and duties will be revealed.    

The development of a dedicated rural crime taskforce follows a pledge by the Commissioner to enhance policing resources for rural communities in a bid to increase safety and protect livelihoods.

Mr Dhindsa said: “I’m looking forward to launching this exciting new resource for fighting rural crime in Derbyshire which will help to tackle the offences that threaten the quality of life and indeed prosperity in our countryside.”



Members of the media/photographers are invited to attend the launch of the Derbyshire Rural Crime Team. The event will take place at 10am on Monday 13 March at Bakewell Farmers’ Market, Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, DE45 1AH. If you would like to attend, please advise Sallie Blair at Better Times on 01283 821012. 



Media Enquiries:   Sallie Blair - 01283 821012 / 07702 541401



Posted on Thursday 9th March 2017
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