Be prepared for forecast adverse weather #WinterReady

Dyfed-Powys Police is warning the public and our communities that there is a high possibility of heavy snowfall on the way and reminding them to take sensible precautions. The force has plans and procedures in place in order to ensure officers contin…

28 February 2018

Dyfed-Powys Police confronting elder abuse in conjunction with the Dewis Choice project

Dyfed-Powys Police is joining forces with a domestic abuse project called Dewis Choice, which is based in the Centre for the Study of Ageing, Abuse and Neglect at Aberystwyth Law School. Through Goleudy, our Victim and Witness Service, we will be iss…

26 February 2018

Goleudy and Welsh Women's Aid join forces for domestic abuse training day

Dyfed-Powys Police officers and staff have been learning more about dealing with domestic abuse, controlling and coercive behaviour and risk identification with the help of Welsh Women’s Aid. A training day was organised by Goleudy Victim and Witness…

21 February 2018

Dyfed-Powys Police supports national livestock worrying report

The Chief Constable of Dyfed-Powys Police has spoken out in support of a national report highlighting the scale of dog attacks on livestock. A report has been released today (Wednesday, February 21) by the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC), show…

21 February 2018

Police clamp-down on travelling drug suppliers

Dyfed-Powys Police is coming down hard on drug dealers living in Powys and those crossing the Powys border to supply illegal drugs to communities. A targeted operation has been running for a week involving teams from roads policing, offender manageme…

14 February 2018

Appeal to trace next of kin of Pasqual Lorentz following fatal collision

Dyfed-Powys Police is trying to trace the next of kin of a 58-year-old lady who sadly died as a result of a road traffic collision in Carmarthenshire, south-west Wales. It is believed the female pedestrian was hit by a car while walking along the B43…

13 February 2018

Banking Protocol success

Thanks to the ground-breaking fraud prevention scheme – the Banking Protocol, branch staff at a bank in Llanelli alerted police last week to concerns they had for an elderly female customer. The Banking Protocol, developed as a partnership between th…

13 February 2018

Prison for man who attempted to rob shop assistant and assaulted police officers

A man who assaulted two police officers while under arrest for robbery has today (Monday, 12 February 2018) been sentenced to four and a half years in prison.   Simon Paul Jones, aged 25, of Montgomery, attacked a Montgomery corner shop assistant wit…

12 February 2018

“Becoming a volunteer police officer was the best thing I ever did”

A VOLUNTEER chief inspector has described joining the Dyfed-Powys Police Special Constabulary as the best thing he ever did. Nine years ago, Specials Chief Inspector Chris Evans took the plunge and applied to become a Special Constable – and he hasn’…

08 February 2018

Volunteer police officer looks back over most memorable shifts

A VOLUNTEER police officer has looked back over some of his most memorable shifts as recruitment opens for Dyfed-Powys Police’s Special Constabulary. Haydn Bradley-Davies has been a Special Constable since July 2016, and was the youngest on his intak…

08 February 2018

10-year sentence for 43-year-old man posing as a teenager online

A NATIONWIDE investigation into 120 potential victims of online grooming led by Dyfed-Powys Police has resulted in a 43-year-old man being jailed for 10 years. The force conducted an intense digital investigation into social media profiles set up by…

06 February 2018

Could you be a member of Dyfed Powys’s Independent Advisory Group?

Haven’t made a New Years’ Resolution yet? Want to do something different? Many of us have made pledges for the new year to make us better people, for example- drink less, exercise more, lose weight, start a new hobby, the list goes on but it can be d…

05 February 2018

Vote for Your Winner for the Dyfed-Powys Police #WeCare Award

SIX officers have been shortlisted for the public-chosen Dyfed-Powys Police #WeCare Award, in recognition of their commitment to the people they serve. From helping a mother and child rebuild their lives after fleeing an abusive relationship, being…

05 February 2018

Dyfed-Powys Police Supports the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Female genital mutilation is a crime in the UK and Dyfed-Powys Police is driving home this message to its communities on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Officers and PCSOs will be raising awareness of the…

05 February 2018

Force flies the flag for LGB&T History Month

Dyfed-Powys Police is flying the rainbow flag above some of its buildings in February in support of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGB&T) history month. LGB&T History Month takes place every year in February and celebrates the lives and ac…

01 February 2018