ACT NOW! You might save lives

Police are calling on the public to share information with their friends and family about how they can help counter terrorism – and potentially ACT to save lives. Following a number of recent incidents, police are keen to remind local communities that terrorists can strike anywhere and everyone across the UK should remain alert but[…]

Shining a light on modern slavery

200 years after the abolition of slavery, modern slavery is becoming a global issue with cases being uncovered all over the UK including in Humberside. Modern slavery is about transporting, recruiting or harbouring people for the purpose of exploitation, using violence, threats or coercion. It is about vulnerability, sexual exploitation, human trafficking and enforced labour.[…]

Police take part in national week of action

A national week of action made sure commercial hauliers were travelling on our roads safely. Officers patrolled the motorway network ensuring those carrying hazardous goods are fully co-operating with legislation which permits them to do so. Officers were be out and about ensuring that HGVs and lorries are complying with the relevant Construction and Use legislation[…]

FGM Protection Orders used to help protect girls

FGM is illegal in the UK and it’s also illegal to take a British national or permanent resident abroad so FGM can take place. Those who carry out FGM or help the practice take place can face prison sentences of up to 14 years. Monday February 6 marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM[…]