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400 police involved in major crime crackdown in Sheffield today UK News

Known as Operation Duxford, the pre-planned police activity aims to tackle criminal behavior across the city.

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South Yorkshire Police said officers will provide a “united front against crime” and reassure law-abiding residents that the force is cracking down on crime affecting their communities.

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Around 400 police are involved in a major crime crackdown in Sheffield today as part of Operation Duxford (Picture: Archive)

Sheffield District Commander Chief Superintendent Shelley Hemsley said: ‘You will see an increased police presence in the city today as teams from across the force come together to tackle the issues that we know , are most important to our communities.

“This operation brings together our Neighborhood Policing teams alongside our specialist units, including Mounted Officers, Dog Handling Division and Highway Policing Group, with the collective goal of showing law-abiding citizens that we take their concerns seriously and listen to what is happening in their neighborhood.

“If you see one of our officers come out, please come talk to us. The information collected by the local population is crucial in enabling us to carry out these operations and to identify local crime patterns, and ultimately to put an end to criminal behavior.

Throughout the day, officers will be traveling in large numbers across the city, stopping at around 15 locations including Sharrow, Broomhall, Page Hall, Gleadless Valley, Upperthorpe, Darnall, Manor and the town centre.

They will conduct a range of law enforcement activities such as arrest warrants and searches, as well as high visibility patrols and community engagement activities.

Chief Superintendent Hemsley added, “We are committed to bringing those who intend to commit crimes to justice, and I look forward to hearing public comment throughout the day and keeping you updated. aware of the results of the operation.

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This notice was published: 2022-03-30 08:00:00

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