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Sixteen New Derbyshire Police Officers Are Sworn In


Friday 21st February 2014

 


A driving instructor, prison officer and supermarket manager are amongst sixteen new police officers are being officially sworn in at a ceremony this evening.

A driving instructor, prison officer and supermarket manager are amongst sixteen new police officers are being officially sworn in at a ceremony this evening.

The recruits, (above), who range from 22 to 47 years old, started training in October 2013 and tonight will attend the ceremony at Police Headquarters, Ripley at 6.30pm.

They are:

  • Constable 14345 - Luke Christian,
  • Constable 14346 - Jill Richards,
  • Constable 14347 - Claire Starr,
  • Constable 14349 - Robert McGlade,
  • Constable 14350 - Samuel King,
  • Constable 14351 - Andrew Swift,
  • Constable 14352 - Hayley Jones,
  • Constable 14353 - Raymond Hill,
  • Constable 14354 - Scott Blanchflower,
  • Constable 14355 - Rickvinder Shanker,
  • Constable 14357 - Jonathan Taylor,
  • Constable 14358 - Lucy Kerry,
  • Constable 14360 - Adrian Miller,
  • Constable 14361 - Thomas Barry,
  • Constable 14362 - Ruth Chidlow,
  • Constable 14363 - Nathan Grant.

Chief Constable Mick Creedon said: I am delighted that the Constabulary has recruited 16 new officers who will be based across the county.Chief Constable Mick Creedon (left), said: "I am delighted that the Constabulary has recruited 16 new officers who will be based across the county.

"We are now bringing fresh blood into the organisation and it is tremendous that there is a group of new recruits who will now join the officers and staff of this force."

The attestation ceremony will be attended by Assistant Chief Constable Karl Smethem, Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Charles, High Sheriff Derek Mapp and Philip Hickson JP, who accepted the oath.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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WOMAN HAS MOBILE PHONE STOLEN DURING DAYTIME IN CHESTERFIELD PUB -
Police are appealing for information after a woman had her mobile phone stolen while she was enjoying a meal at a pub in Chesterfield. More...

SENTIMENTAL ITEMS TAKEN IN DRONFIELD WOODHOUSE BURGLARY -
Burglars stole sentimental items including jewellery belonging to the victim's late wife after removing a windowpane to break into the home. More...

POLICE APPEAL AS JEWELLERY STOLEN AFTER DUCKMANTON ROBBERY -
Police are appealing for information after jewellery and mobile phones were stolen during a robbery in Chesterfield. More...

APPEAL AND REWARD FOR CAR STOLEN ON A TEST DRIVE FROM AUTOWORLD -
Autoworld in Chesterfield are warning car dealers to be on their guard after having a car stolen this week whilst on a test drive. More...

CHESTERFIELD POLICE STATION CLOSED THIS WEEKEND -
Chesterfield police station will be closed this weekend to allow for maintenance works to be carried out More...

DERBYSHIRE CHIEF CONSTABLE TO HEAD OPERATION HERNE -
Derbyshire's Chief Constable is to oversee an investigation into allegations that officers from the Metropolitan Police assumed the identities of dead babies in order to help with undercover operations. More...

POOLSBROOK PLAY EQUIPMENT GOES UP IN FLAMES -
Local residents are being asked to come forward with information after what's believed to be an arson attack seriously damaged play equipment at one of Chesterfield's country parks. More...

MAN FOUND WITH SEVERE HEAD INJURIES IS IN A SERIOUS CONDITION -
Police are appealing for information after a man was found with severe head injuries in Chesterfield. More...

THANKS FOR HELP OVER SUSPICIOUS GRANGEWOOD INCIDENT -
Derbyshire Police are thanking the local community for their helping in an appeal over a suspicious incident in Grangewood. More...

POLICE APPEAL AFTER ASSAULT IN CHESTERFIELD -
Detectives in Chesterfield are appealing for information after a man was assaulted on Lockoford Lane and had his wallet and trainers stolen. More...

USE YOUR SEAT BELT ON EVERY JOURNEY WARNS ROAD SAFETY PARTNERSHIP -
Belt up before every trip - that's the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership on the 30th anniversary of the UK's first seat belt law. More...

2 ARRESTED AFTER ABUSIVE BEHAVIOUR AT CHESTERFIELD BUS STOP -
Police in Chesterfield arrested an 18 year old man and a 16 year old girl for abusive behaviour at a bus stop on Beetwell Street. More...

POLICE GIVEN POWER TO DISPERSE KILLAMARSH TROUBLEMAKERS -
Police have been granted a dispersal order to help them target trouble makers in Killamarsh. More...

DRIVERS DOUBT
THEIR SKILLS SAYS AA POLL -

Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership say AA research has revealed that half of drivers think they would struggle if they had to re-sit their test. More...

FORENSIC TECH HELPS DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS BEAT THE BURGLARS -
Residents at a sheltered housing scheme in Newbold, Chesterfield were feeling more secure yesterday after police marked their valuables with the latest state-of-the-art forensic security marking system. More...

NEW COMMUNITY BOBBY IN CHESTERFIELD -
A new community bobby is out on patrol on in Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright. More...

POLICE URGE YOUNGSTERS TO ENJOY FUN IN THE SNOW RESPONSIBLY -
Police are reminding youngsters enjoying the wintry weather to make sure they do so safe and responsibly. More...

CHRISTMAS DRINK DRIVE FIGURES RELEASED -
Almost 20% of motorists breathalysed as part Derbyshire police's annual Christmas anti-drink drive campaign gave a positive test, refused to take it or failed to provide a sample. More...

DRIVERS URGED TO TAKE CARE DURING WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS -
Take extra care on the roads - that's the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership as the snowy and icy conditions are back and forecast to stay for a while More...

POLICE APPEAL AGAIN AFTER MORE GAS PIPING STOLEN IN BOLSOVER -
Further information is being requested by Derbyshire Police after two more homes in Bolsover have had copper piping stolen. More...

'STRANGER DANGER' WARNINGS AFTER SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS -
An 11 and 12 year-old girl leaving a park in Grangewood, at around 2.30pm on Tue Jan 1st, saw a man drive past in a car and call out to them. Both girls ran off and it is not thought he tried to follow them. More...

MAN SENTENCED AFTER SEXUAL OFFENCES ORDER BREACH -
A man has been sentenced for breaching a Sexual Offences Prevention Order after appearing at Chesterfield Magistrates' Court on Monday January 7th. More...

CAN YOU HELP IDENTIFY THIS MAN? -
Thames Valley Police are appealing for help to trace the family of a man whose unidentified body was found in a shed in Donnington in 1979, who may have had links to north Derbyshire. More...

5 ARRESTS AFTER DRUG WARRANTS IN CHESTERFIELD AND CLAY CROSS -
Five people have been arrested following a number of drugs warrants in Chesterfield and Clay Cross last week. More...

POLICE APPEAL AS MISSING SHEFFIELD MAN MAY BE IN CHESTERFIELD -
South Yorkshire Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing 19-year-old man from the Tinsley area of Sheffield. More...

LOCAL PUBS FACE CLOSURE AFTER SELLING ALCOHOL TO CHILDREN -
Two pubs in Chesterfield have been banned from selling alcohol for 48-hours after being found to be selling alcohol to children on two occasions within a three-month period. More...

POLICE WARNING AFTER 'DEFROSTING' CAR STOLEN -
Derbyshire Police are reminding motorists not to leave cars 'defrosting' with the engines running after a car was stolen from a driveway in Bolsover. More...

BEETWELL STREET BEHAVIOUR PROMPTS POLICE PATROLS -
Police patrols are being stepped up in Chesterfield town centre following concerns of anti-social behaviour on Beetwell Street. More...

CONDOM MACHINE THEFTS - MAN SENTENCED -
A gang who stole cash from condom vending machines across Derbyshire have been sentenced following a detailed investigation by officers. More...

HARD HITTING DRINK DRIVE CAMPAIGNS GET GRAPHIC IN DERBYSHIRE -
A hard-hitting image of a serious car crash is being displayed across north Derbyshire as part of a campaign to stop people drink-driving this Christmas. More...

WARNING TO PARTYGOERS ABOUT 'PRE-LOADING' THIS CHRISTMAS -
Derbyshire police remind partygoers of the dangers of 'pre-loading' before a night out as part of an ongoing campaign to reduce alcohol-related harm over the festive period. More...

DERBYSHIRE'S PCC VOWS TO FIGHT OFFICER CUTS -
Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Charles has, this weekend called for a radical rethink of the 'cost saving strategy' More...

DERBYSHIRE POLICE PUT TWEETS ON THE STREETS -
People living in the Chesterfield area can keep up to date with their local police as two more PCSOs take to Twitter. More...

DERBYSHIRE POLICE ARREST CHILDREN 76 TIMES A WEEK -
Derbyshire Police arrested children 76 times a week on average last year, figures obtained by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveal today. More...

HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY CHRISTMAS... BUT DON'T DRIVE -
As the Festive Season draws ever closer, Derbyshire Police are urging those anticipating a 'merry' Christmas, not to drive. More...

WHERE WILL YOUR NIGHT END? -
Derbyshire police ask 'Where will your night end?' as part of a Christmas and New Year campaign to reduce alcohol-related harm among partygoers. More...

DERBYSHIRE POLICE WELCOME NEW STALKING OFFENCES -
Two specific criminal offences of stalking have now come into force in England and Wales for the first time. More...

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE - POLICE WARNING -
As predicted, there are this morning flood warnings and alerts on all major rivers flowing through Chesterfield and Police issue warnings to motorists. More...

ROBBERY AT SPAR ON MATLOCK RD - 3RD INCIDENT IN A WEEK IN CHESTERFIELD -
Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at the Spar shop on Matlock Road in Chesterfield, the third such incident in a week in the town. More...

CHAIR OF ELECTORAL COMMISSION SPEAKS OUT OVER PCC ELECTIONS -
After concerns were raised over the extremely low turnout in Police and Crime Commissioner elections, an enquiry into the system used is now underway. More...

ALAN CHARLES INTERVIEW, DERBYSHIRE'S NEWLY ELECTED PCC -
This morning, we spoke in a telephone interview with Alan Charles, who is beginning his first day as Derbyshire's Police & Crime Commissioner More...

INCIDENT IN OLD TUPTON PROMPTS POLICE APPEAL -
A youth burst into a house on Station New Road, Old Tupton and said he had been attacked. More...

ALAN CHARLES IS ELECTED DERBYSHIRE POLICE & CRIME COMMISSIONER -
Alan Charles, Labour, has today been elected as the Police And Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire after a very low turnout More...

'OPERATION LIFEGUARD' HOPES
TO SAVE LIVES ON COUNTY'S ROADS -

Derbyshire Constabulary is launching a week of action focusing on each of the 'fatal four' factors which contribute to collisions. More...

HISTORIC DAY AS DERBYSHIRE CHOOSES POLICE COMMISSIONER -
Today will see historic elections take place, as people throughout the UK vote for the first time for Police Commissioners for their area. More...

HASLAND YOUNGSTERS GET SPECIAL HELP KEEPING SAFE -
Scouts, Cubs and Rainbows in Hasland had a visit from police to help make sure they are bright and safe on their bikes as the evenings get darker. More...

RESIDENTS WARNED TO BE MORE VIGILANT AFTER CAR KEY BURGLARIES -
People in Chesterfield are being advised to step up security following a number of car key burglaries in Eckington and Killamarsh. More...

POLICE WARNING OVER ROGUE TRADER REPORTS -
Police have issued a warning after several people have been approached by 'rogue traders' in Creswell, Staveley and Killamarsh. More...

FAKE CAR SEATS PUT CHILDREN'S LIVES AT RISK -
Derby & Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is warning parents to beware of counterfeit car seats that can't protect children properly. More...

NEW INSPECTOR IN CHARGE OF POLICING CLAY CROSS AND N E DERBYSHIRE -
Inspector Glenn Hoggard has taken over from Michelle Shooter, who has been promoted to Chief Inspector, and is now working in the Derby area. More...

TEEN APOLOGISES FOR STEALING SCOOTER IN CHESTERFIELD -
A teenager apologises for stealing a stunt scooter which had been left outside a shop in Boythorpe, through restorative justice More...

POLICE APPEAL AFTER ARSON ATTACK IN DRONFIELD -
Derbyshire Police are appealing for information today,after what is believed to be petrol was poured through the letterbox of a house in Dronfield. More...

SUSPECTED ARSON PROBED -
Detectives are investigating a suspected arson attack after a firework was pushed through the letterbox of a house in Chesterfield. More...

HODWORTH & WHITWELL RESIDENTS INVITED TO MONTHLY POLICE SURGERIES -
Hodthorpe and Whitwell residents have the chance to drop in on and meet the local Safer Neighbourhood policing team at their monthly surgeries. More...

CRACKING CRIME EVENT IN CALOW -
Residents are invited to pick up free security equipment and get the chance to quiz their local police officer at a 'Cracking Crime' event to be held in Calow. More...

POLICE APPEAL AFTER WINGERWORTH BURGLARY -
Police are appealing for witnesses after jewellery was stolen from a house on Central Drive Wingerworth. More...

CLOCK CHANGE WARNING FOR ROAD USERS -
Be prepared for this year's end to British Summer Time - that's Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership's message to road users More...

POLICE REMIND MOTORISTS NOT TO LEAVE KEYS IN IGNITION -
Police are reminding motorists to make sure they leave their cars secure, even if just for a few minutes. More...

BRITISH TRANSPORT POLICE CONDEMN 'RECKLESS' RAIL LINE TRESPASSER -
BTP release CCTV clip and condemn the actions of a "reckless and irresponsible" man who trespassed near railway lines in Pinxton, Derbys with two small children in tow. More & Video...

POLICE TWITTER QUIZ TO MARK 101 ANNIVERSARY -
Derbyshire police are holding a Twitter quiz and virtual surgery to mark the first anniversary of the launch of the 101 non-emergency number. More...

MURDER ARREST AFTER DEATH OF CHESTERFIELD OPTICIANS BOSS -
A man who died in an incident in Maltby on Sunday evening revealed as Robert Hurdley, a Director at Specsavers on Burlington Street in Chesterfield. More...

APPEAL AFTER KID'S PLAY AREA IN MASTIN MOOR VANDALISED -
Vandals have caused £600 worth of damage to a children's play area in Mastin Moor. More...

POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER ELECTIONS LOOM -
Next month will see elections for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire take place. More...

APPEAL AFTER STUNT SCOOTER STOLEN IN CHESTERFIELD -
Police are appealing for information after a 14-year-old boy's stunt scooter was stolen from outside a shop in Boythorpe. More...

OPERATION FOCUS PROVES A SUCCESS -
An operation to reduce the number of motor-cyclists killed or injured on Derbyshire roads during the summer months recorded fewer fatalities compared to last year. More...

POLICE REMINDER OVER DOORSTEP CALLERS -
Police are reminding residents in Chesterfield, North Derbyshire, Bolsover and the Amber Valley to make sure they check the identity of doorstep callers. More...

THREE ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF HUNTING WITH DOGS -
Three men have been arrested with two more sought - on suspicion of hunting a wild animal with dogs in Clowne. More...

DERBYSHIRE POLICE OFFER NEW COURSES TO DRIVERS -
A new educational course for drivers who commit minor motoring offences will be offered by Derbyshire police and the Casualty Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST). More...

SECOND TEENAGER LOSES BATTLE FOR LIFE AFTER CAR CRASH -
A second teenager has died following a serious collision on the A632 Matlock Road, at Kelstedge. More...

POLICE CRACK DOWN ON STOLEN GOODS -
Police in Chesterfield have launched a poster campaign to crack down on people selling stolen goods. More...

MURDER VICTIM NAMED -
Police investigating the murder of a woman in Somercotes have released the name of the victim. More...

TEENAGER DEAD IN COLLISION. POLICE SEEK WITNESSES -
A 16-year-old boy has died following a collision on the A632 Matlock Road, at Kelstedge near Ashover. More...

7 MINI BUSES SEIZED AFTER POLICE CHECKS -
Police seized seven mini-buses during a day of traffic checks in Shirebrook. More...

POLICE APPEAL AS HEADSTONES ARE DAMAGED IN ECKINGTON CEMETARY -
Police are appealing for information after a number of headstones have been damaged at Eckington Cemetery. More...

POLICE ADVICE AFTER 'SCAM' CALLS -
Police in NE Derbyshire are asking residents to be cautious after reports of a telephone scam involving people claiming to be from the Ministry of Justice. More...

POLICE ISSUE DISPERSAL NOTICE ON WEST BARS -
Police have made a decision to introduce a dispersal order in the West Bars area of the town centre after calls from the public regarding drunken behaviour More...

POLICE REMINDER ON RESPONSIBLE RIDING AFTER MINI MOTOS SEIZED -
Derbyshire Police are reminding people to make sure they use off road motorbikes responsibly after 2 mini moto bikes were seized and warning issued in 2 days. More...

POLICE HIT BACK AT PANORAMA CLAIMS -
After BBC's Panorama programme aired last night called 'Dial 999..and wait', suggested Derbyshire Police have poor response times, the Force's Deputy Chief Constable has hit back More...

APPEAL AFTER TEENAGER ROBBED -
Detectives are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed as he walked home through Chesterfield. More...

'PROLIFIC' BURGLAR JAILED FOR 7 YEARS -
'Prolific' burglar, Sean Sissons, who raided more than 20 homes across north Derbyshire has been jailed for seven years. More...

 



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