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Police Cadet shortlisted for national award

A volunteer police cadet from Blackpool who has dedicated hours of his time to supporting policing has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. 17-year-old Harry Snelson who lives in the Warbreck area has been nominated for a Lord Ferrers Award, which honours those who provide an outstanding contribution to policing through volunteer work. He has been a police cadet for […]

More boots, hooves and paws on the ground in Lancashire

New Police Dogs and Police Horses have joined the team at Lancashire Constabulary. The Dogs Unit and Mounted Branch have benefited from an uplift of officers and four-legged colleagues in order to provide additional resilience and better equip the force to catch people who break the law. You can meet some of our newbies below *Warning, cuteness overload* At the […]

Deputy Chief Constable awarded Queen’s Police Medal

Lancashire Constabulary’s Deputy Chief Constable has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours. Terry Woods was described as an ‘exemplary operational leader’ and an ‘inspiration to officers and staff’ whose calm and considered leadership has proved invaluable at times of crisis. Terry joined Lancashire Constabulary in July 1996, was appointed as Assistant Chief Constable in June […]

Lancashire Police ahead of Police Officer recruitment targets

Lancashire Police have exceeded their target to recruit an extra 153 officers into the force this year. In addition to the target set by the Government as part of the Police Uplift Programme, over 60% of the new police officers recruited were female in Lancashire, joining only three other forces nationally to encourage more female recruits. Some of the officers […]