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West Yorkshire Police are launching a Police Cadet scheme in Halifax starting October 2017

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Are you between 13 and 16 years old?

Would you like to make a contribution to your community?

Would you like to challenge yourself and learn new skills?

Do you have an interest in policing and public services?

Are you considering the police as a future career?

Do you want to complete the Duke of Edinburgh award?

West Yorkshire Police are launching a Police Cadet scheme in Halifax starting October 2017

Sessions will take place on a Wednesday evening between 6:45pm – 9pm at the Cadet Centre, Hunger Hill, Halifax, HX1 2JT

Any questions & for an application form contact – PC 1418 Andy Bingham (Specials & Volunteers) a.bingham@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Ward Forum – 13 July 2017

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

By discussing what’s important to you, in an open meeting, the Council and its partners can plan for the future and make a difference to your neighbourhood.

Thursday 13 July 2017 – 6.30pm arrival for 7pm start.
St Matthew’s Church, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8TH

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum

Brighouse Ward Forum – 12 July 2017

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

By discussing what’s important to you, in an open meeting, the Council and its partners can plan for the future and make a difference to your neighbourhood.

Wednesday 12 July 2017, 6.30pm arrival for 7pm start.

Mulberry Suite, Sixth Form College, Parsonage Lane HD6 1AY

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum

Clean up Calderdale with 3 days of action in Elland

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Every day, the Council do a wide range of jobs you may not always be aware of. Some jobs, such as street cleaning, may be done in the early hours of the morning, while others, such as pest control, licensing and road safety may not be seen directly – but all contribute to making Calderdale a better place to live.

From Wednesday 1 to Friday 3 February, Calderdale Council will be out in Elland on the key themes of safer, cleaner, greener with partners including Together Housing,West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire Service.

SaferLet’s be safer
We will be focusing on a range of things, including tackling problem parking outside schools, safety checks at bars and food hygiene inspections.

CleanerLet’s be cleaner
We will be doing a range of activities including litter picking, bin emptying, jet washing and de-odourising, plus spot fines for littering and fouling.

GreenerLet’s be greener
Some of the activities which will take place will include advice on recycling and pest control to residents and businesses. We will also be checking on air pollution.

The video below shows some of the things Calderdale Council and partners did during the first week of action held from 23 to 29 October 2016.

Join the Police Force – Recruitment starts next week!

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Do something amazing this year & become a Police Officer once the latest recruitment window for new PCs opens on Monday 9 January 2017.

The recruitment window will be open for 2 weeks and closes on Sunday 22 January to allow all aspiring officers to send in their applications.

For more information on the recruitment process, or to ask any question you may have please contact PC Amjad Ditta on his Facebook page.

Click here if you would like to register your interest

Police Officers wear Body Worn Cameras to increase safety ‘Focus’

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WestyorkspoliceWest Yorkshire Police’s technological transformation is taking another step forward.

The Force has agreed a contract that sees officers and staff across the county wearing the latest state of the art body worn video cameras during their duties.

Following a recent pilot of the devices in the Bradford District, a phased roll out will now begin… read more…

All officers will wear them as part of their uniforms including Police Community Support Officers and also officers in plain clothes.

The cameras will film pictures and record sound to help you and the police meaning that people may not need to go to court because information about what happened will be on video.

See more information about the body worn cameras here

Your Priorities Your Plan – Police and Crime Plan Consultation

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A new consultation entitled ‘Your Priorities, Your Plan’ has been launched to find out what matters to the public, police and partners across the county to inform the new Police and Crime Plan for 2016-21

The consultation involves a survey on your priorities, but will also see the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire talking to communities and many of you in person over the coming months.

Please spare some time to fill in the survey and encourage your family, friends and colleagues to do the same.

For more information and to complete the survey visit www.westyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk/get-involved/your-priorities-your-plan.aspx, or to request a survey call (01924) 294000.

Don’t lose it all for football!

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WYP Dont Lose It AllDid you know that domestic abuse increases by a third during major football tournaments?

West Yorkshire Police are urging fans not to ‘lose it all’ for football after receiving a worryingly high volume of calls relating to domestic abuse incidents during major tournaments.

During the previous tournaments, Euro 2012 and the World Cup 2014, the police saw domestic abuse increase by a third and received an average of 110 calls per England game.

If you are worried about your own behavior or have been abusive in the past, it is never too late to get help.

For help contact: Respect Phoneline on 0808 802 4040 and for further information on the dont lose it all campaign visit www.westyorkshire.police.uk/eur02016