At the recent AGM of the NRCN, a new board was elected to set the strategic direction of the Network. Tim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk, will serve a second term as Chair with Zoe Metcalfe, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, joining the board as our new Vice Chair.More
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The National Rural Crime Network is deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on September 8th 2022. As the longest reigning British monarch, we pay tribute to her life of public service.More
NRCN Chair, Tim Passmore has written to both candidates in the Conservative Party leadership race asking for their commitment to tackle rural crime if they become Prime Minister. Tim has asked each candidate to commit to supporting a National Rural Crime Unit and extra resources for funding local Rural Crime Teams.More
Troubling new insights into the prevalence and impacts of hare coursing in the countryside have been provided by farming families in response to a survey carried out by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.More
As the barbaric act of hare coursing continues to plague rural communities, on behalf of farming families the Yorkshire Agricultural Society is saying, “enough is enough” and launching a survey to find the experiences of its members.More
NRCN Chair Julia Mulligan has spoken to BBC Farming Today as the BBC Radio 4 programme begins a week focusing on rural crime.More
Most people want drivers who speed to face higher penalties and more money raised from fines invested in enforcement and road safety, according to the results of a road safety survey from the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners.More