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Dispatch - Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #49

Dispatch - Essex Police Weekly Update
As Her Majesty celebrates 70 years of service with her Platinum Jubilee, we take a look at what policing in Essex has looked like during her reign.
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - 70 years of Policing in Essex
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - 70 years of Policing in Essex
Creamfields South
23 May to 29 May
999 - helping us to help you in an emergency
Braintree: Drug dealer who exploited vulnerably man jailed
Grays: Two men charged in Class A drug investigation
Leigh: Visible police presence after section 60
Six charged in drugs investigation
Appeal to find man who was reported missing 10 years ago
Leigh: Man admits manslaughter of Philip Mersh
Crypto fraud victim: “I realised I’d been had, good and proper."
Chief Constable Essex Police BJ Harrington
Pleased to be part of the People, Partnerships & Prevention conference along with other colleagues @EssexPoliceUK - so much great work over the past 2 years & clear commitment to do more together going forward - with reducing violence in all its forms front & centre! @essexvvu https://t.co/SdcaRX9brC
Thurrock: Fuel protest update
Essex Police values difference
Rayleigh: Three charged after £1m drug seizure
Crime Prevention Advice
Guess whose house is going to be empty for two weeks?
Bragging you’re heading off to the sun on social media? You could be giving burglars information about when your house is empty. Check your privacy settings and make sure you only have people you know on your social media accounts.
For more advice visit the crime prevention pages on our website.
Be Fraud Smart
Sadly fraudsters are continuing to targeting people by social media platforms such as WhatsApp, messaging from an unfamiliar number.
Claiming to be a family member who has a new phone number because their phone has been damaged or lost. The victim is then asked for money.
If you get an unexpected message like this take steps to protect yourself by calling your family member on the old phone number you have for them, and not the new number, in case this is a fraudster.
If you know someone who use’s messaging apps sometimes but might not be aware of the scam, please speak to them and make aware of what to do.
You can forward the scam message onto ActionFraud by sending it to 7726.
Visit our website for more advice on protecting yourself against fraud, or for information on what to do if you think you have been a victim of fraud .
Essex Police Rural Engagement Team
Congratulations to RET's own A/Sgt Fenn who has today received a Chief Constables Certificate of Merit for helping save the life of a drowning child. Well done! https://t.co/bGxKBmkd2a
Join Essex Police - Police staff vacancies
EUC Field Operations Engineer - £24,537 to £28,755
Counselling and Wellbeing Adviser - £34,578 to £37,281
Senior Network Engineer £33,939 to £40,662
People Development Assistant £19,452 to £23,292
7F ESMCP Coverage Data Analyst £21,639 to £26,016
Licensing Officer £23,817 to £26,016
Force Multi-Faith Coordinator £37,281 to £40,662
Resolution Centre Investigator £21,385 to £23,406
Contact Handler (full time) £19,702 to £20,199
Contact Handler (part time)
Salary: £19,702 to £20,706 pro rata plus (Contract 3) unsocial hours payment and (Contract 4) unsocial hours and weekends working allowance.
Contract 1: Monday-Friday 9am-2pm (25 hours per week)
Contract 2: Monday-Friday 2pm-8pm (30 hours per week)
Contract 3: Monday-Friday 4pm-10pm (30 hours per week)
Contract 4: Saturday and Sunday 1pm-9pm (15 hours per week)
Featured vacancy
Essex Police
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You could have what it takes to become a Business Services Assistant.

Sign up to the open event on 8 June at Great Dunmow Police Station. Time slots are available between 3pm & 5.30pm.

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This week we remember
Stephen ‘Steve’ Taylor served with Essex Police from 30 July 1979. He began his service at Tilbury, where his interest in diving fostered a desire to qualify as a police diver. After transferring to the Force Support Unit in August 1983 he achieved that ambition, and also became a firearms officer. While diving into the wreck of an old barge Steve Taylor and Andy Morrison got into severe difficulties which led to their deaths. Steve Taylor died at the scene on 1 June 1989.
Andrew ‘Andy’ Morrison served with Essex Police from 2 February 1976. He was first stationed at Billericay then worked at Rowhedge and Colchester before transferring to the Force Support Unit in April 1982. He became a police diver in October 1983 and a diving supervisor in May 1986. On 1 June 1989 the divers were following a routine training exercise in some gravel pits close to Dobbs Weir near Nazeing. Andy Morrison and Steve Taylor got into difficulties while attempting to attach a hawser to a sunken barge. Steve Taylor died at the scene and Andy Morrison the following day in hospital.
Charles Norwood served with Essex County Constabulary from 1 Feb 1911. On 31 May 1915 Charles volunteered for military service at Shoeburyness Garrison, enlisting with 245th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery serving as Sergeant 122436. He suffered the effects of a gas attack and died on 4 June 1917 from the injuries that he had received.
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