Drivers urged to plan ahead this Christmas as part of drink and drug driving campaign

Cumbria Police launched its Christmas and New Year drink and drug drive campaign at the weekend aimed at highlighting the consequences of being under the influence of drink or drugs behind the wheel. If you are stopped by police and found to be over the limit for drink or drugs, you could lose your license,… Continue reading Drivers urged to plan ahead this Christmas as part of drink and drug driving campaign


Expert advice on how to stay safe online at Winter Droving

Cyber security experts, Get Safe Online, are attending the Winter Droving at Penrith on Saturday 29 October, to provide invaluable internet protection advice to local people and their families. Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall, continues to fund Get Safe Online to attend countywide events, deliver online safety presentations and raise awareness on the… Continue reading Expert advice on how to stay safe online at Winter Droving


Police and partners raise awareness of services for male sexual assault victims

Police and partner agencies in Cumbria are aiming to raise awareness of services for male victims of rape and serious sexual offences – and to encourage people to report these crimes. A campaign this month (OCTOBER), supported by Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, the Crown Prosecution Service, Victim Support, the county’s Bridgeway Sexual Assault Referral… Continue reading Police and partners raise awareness of services for male sexual assault victims


Keep your business safe online during Get Safe Online Week

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Peter McCall, is urging businesses to check their online security during Get Safe Online week. The week runs from the 10th – 16th October 2022. This year’s theme for the campaign is ‘In a business, cybersecurity is everyone’s business’ which aims to raise awareness to employers and employees on how to… Continue reading Keep your business safe online during Get Safe Online Week


PCC supports ‘Look Closer’ to raise awareness of child exploitation

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Peter McCall, is supporting the Children’s Society ‘Look Closer’ campaign, in partnership with the National County Lines Co-ordination Centre and the British Transport Police, to raise awareness of child exploitation and abuse, with a particular focus on public spaces. PCC Peter McCall comments: “Help us to protect children and… Continue reading PCC supports ‘Look Closer’ to raise awareness of child exploitation


PCC launches new early intervention child mentoring scheme

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Peter McCall today launches RISE, an early intervention child mentoring scheme (10-17yr old) to help prevent vulnerable young people experiencing problems. In 2021, the Constabulary’s Child Centred Policing Team (CCPT) received 1300 referrals of young people facing childhood trauma and vulnerability.  A large proportion of referrals had links to violence,… Continue reading PCC launches new early intervention child mentoring scheme


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