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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #31

What is romance fraud? Romance or dating fraud is when you’re convinced to make a payment to a person you’ve met either through social media platforms, dating websites and apps or gaming sites. Fake profiles are used by criminals in an attempt to build a rela…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #30

Criminologist and Forensic Linguist Dr Elisabeth Carter tells us how criminals use the language of romance and well-practiced techniques to manipulate and persuade people until they’re in a position they never thought they would be - parting with their money.…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #29

Can you help our Dog Section?Can you help? We have a number of training courses for our Police Dog starting soon and we are on the lookout for training venues across the county. If you have or know of any empty buildings we could use please contact PC Graham …

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #28

Could you recognise a cloned company scam?More than £36 million was lost to investment fraud via cloned company scams in 2021.The crime is committed when fraudsters replicate or clone real company websites by using the name, address and ‘Firm Reference Number…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #27

£1.6m was lost to online charity fraud over the past year.Conduct some simple checks before giving to charity, to make sure their donations reach the intended recipient. This includes:Check the charity name and its registration number on the Charity Commissio…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #26

With the Government rollout of the Covid-19 booster and the introduction of Covid passports, criminals are seeking to exploit the pandemic further. Fake text messages and callsScammers have been targeting residents with fake text messages. These messages ask …

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #25

The sophistication of mass market mail and online fraud and scam mail can vary enormously but as a general rule, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is.Many people in the UK, particularly the elderly and vulnerable, are lured by the prospect o…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #24

Resolution Centre Investigator Salary: £21,385 to £23,406Contact Handler Salary: £19,702 to £20,199Geographic Facilities Assistant Salary: £18,501 to £19,032Communications and Engagement Manager Salary: £43,860 to £47,058Operational Development Supervisor Sal…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #23

We know that flying drones or model aircraft is fun and many people in Essex already enjoy this hobby.But there are a few rules and regulations you need to be aware of before you buy one for yourself or for anyone else.

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #22

Lottery fraud happens when criminals use fake messages and calls to convince a person that they have won a lottery or a prize draw. The victim is then told that they will need to pay an advance 'fee' in order to receive their winnings.Victims are commonly ask…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #21

Find out about the work of the Essex Police Memorial Trust

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #20

With Black Friday (26th November) and Christmas fast approaching, criminals are again stepping up their efforts to take advantage of people searching for bargains.Social media platforms, online market places and auction websites are increasingly used by crimi…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #19

Now the clocks have gone back, it will get darker much earlier, so remember to take steps to keep your home protected. Using devices such as light timers or leaving a radio on in the rooms you use the most, will make it look like you're in and deter would-be …

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #18

Harwich volunteer Police Cadets win Tendring Youth AwardOur Harwich Volunteer Police Cadets were crowned winners at the Tendring Youth Awards last Tuesday, 19 October, for their involvement in the Orwell Terrace regeneration project. Starting in 2019, our Har…

 
#17・

Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #17

Transport Support Officer Salary £23,817 to £26,016Business Services Assistant Salary: £19,452 to £23,040Geographic Facilities Assistant Salary: £18,501 to £19,032Operational Driver Training Instructor Salary: £26,865 to £31,725Visit our website for full deta…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #16

Criminals are experts at pretending to be someone they're not and can fool even the savviest of people. If someone contacts you unprompted and asks for personal or financial information, stop and take a moment to think - even if they claim to be from an organ…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #15

Last Sunday, all of Thurrock's Community Policing Team deployed to Corringham and Stanford for some proactive patrolling.After they had seized some drugs during the search of a person, they were approached by a large group of young boys playing football who i…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #14

Police National Computer Support OfficerSalary: £19,452 to £23,406Closing date: 30 September 2021Investigating Officer - Management of Sexual and Violent OffendersSalary: £29,793 to £31,725Closing date: 29 September 2021Estates Programme Delivery OfficerSalar…

 
#13・

Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #13

Police National Computer Support OfficerSalary: £19,452 to £23,406Closing date: 30 September 2021Investigating Officer - Management of Sexual and Violent OffendersSalary: £29,793 to £31,725Closing date: 29 September 2021Estates Programme Delivery OfficerSalar…

 
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Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #12

Some examples of calls we receive to our Force Control Room which are absolutely not emergencies. Pizza delivery, stinging nettles and KFC closed. Please only call 999 if it is a genuine emergency.