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News items from Devon & Cornwall Police


Devon & Cornwall Police have been alerted by different sources, to a scam that is now in wider circulation that starts with a text and advises the user that they are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Parish Council recently received information from Devon & Cornwall Police in South Molton regarding their plans for imporving communications with local parishes.

The Devon and Cornwall police rural affairs team have produced a calendar which highlights rural issues throughout the year to focus problem solving activity for police, partners and public with key messages and prevention activity. January’s theme is Livestock - Rural road safety

The Police and Crime Plan, which has been co-produced by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall and the Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police, sets out the strategic priorities for policing in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for 2017-2020.

Devon and Cornwall Alert is a two way community messaging system operated by Devon and Cornwall Police. The system helps the police to connect with local communities, it tells people what is happening in their area and allows them to respond directly with any information.

Whilst in Coronavirus restrictions Devon & Cornwall Police rural affairs team would like to advise all to ensure that the appropriate security is present and remain vigilant for suspicious activity. Please help us in our drive to support our rural communities and prevent rural crime by being our eyes and ears.

Devon and Cornwall Police has launched a new online web chat facility for non-emergency situations. You can access this facility from the Devon & Cornwall Police website.

The neighbourhood policing team in South Molton are holding regular meetings for members of the public to attend.