Wales unites to tell drivers: ‘Don’t drive whilst under the influence’

This summer, police officers across Wales will be targeting drivers who risk their lives and the lives of others by driving whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Gwent Police will lead the month-long campaign, running throughout June, on be…

31 May 2017

Man sentenced to 33 years for non-recent child sexual offences

45-year-old Brian Richard Buckle, of Fishguard, was yesterday sentenced to 33 years in prison for non-recent sexual offences against a victim aged between 8 and 10 years old. He appeared at Swansea Crown Court where he was sentenced to serve a combin…

31 May 2017

Dyfed-Powys Armed Officers make special delivery

Pembrokeshire Armed Response officers, PC’s Darren Trevan and John Woodcock, had a bit of a surprise whilst on patrol in the Carmarthen area this morning after being overtaken by what first appeared to be a speeding motorist. However, upon speaking t…

29 May 2017

Update on policing Dyfed Powys over the bank holiday weekend as UK threat level reduces from critical to severe

Assistant Chief Constable Liane James, Dyfed Powys Police said:   "This morning, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the UK terrorism threat level has been reduced from critical to severe. The change indicates an attack is highly likely, not im…

27 May 2017

Update from Dyfed-Powys Police following elevation of UK security threat to critical, ahead of bank holiday weekend.

As we head into the bank holiday weekend, Dyfed-Powys Police is doing all that we can to keep the public safe in light of the increase in UK security threat to CRITICAL.  We are reviewing security at all events and key locations across the force area…

26 May 2017

Update on Operation Almond Investigation

A Dyfed-Powys Police spokesperson said:   “Operation Almond is a police investigation into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of children at Rhydygors School in Carmarthen during the years spanning 1976 to 1986, and Cartref-Y-Gelli between 198…

25 May 2017

Police Cadets Recruited to Assist the Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed

Three police cadets have been recruited to assist the Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed Sara Edwards in her official duties. Will Lloyd, from Pembrokeshire, Ffion Jenkins of Carmarthenshire and Rhodri Hughes of Ceredigion have been assigned to help out with h…

18 May 2017

Dyfed-Powys Police Force Day of Action Is Underway With a #Totalfocus on Tackling Those Who Exploit Vulnerability

Wednesday, 17th May 2017 Dyfed-Powys Police has just kicked off its Force Day of Action, with a #TotalFocus on tackling individuals and groups who take advantage of those who are most vulnerable to exploitation. Police officers, PCSOs, Special Consta…

17 May 2017

Changing the way we work to improve service to our communities.

Dyfed Powys Police has been undertaking work to improve the way we respond in order to put the public first as part of the wider Police and Crime Plan. This work is to continue and we will be looking to ensure that we are in a position to meet the de…

16 May 2017

Dyfed Powys Police is supporting the Deaf Awareness week which will run from the 15th-21st May 2017

This information is also available in BSL by following this link: https://dyfed-powys.police.uk/en/british-sign-language/   The week is promoted by the UK Council on Deaf Awareness and is an opportunity to raise awareness of how the Deaf, Hard of Hea…

15 May 2017

Anti-slavery Awareness week launched

Anti-slavery awareness week launches today with Gwent, South Wales and Dyfed Powys Police joining together to raise awareness of modern slavery and how to spot the signs. Throughout the week, as well as raising awareness, we will be identifying offen…

15 May 2017

‘Volunteering with the heroes who saved my life’

One year after a serious accident in the Brecon Beacons, explorer Niall McCann reflects on becoming a volunteer with the mountain rescue team who saved his life. 35-year-old Niall, who lives in Cardiff, crashed on to the north face of Pen-y-Fan last…

12 May 2017

Operation Rogue Trader Week

“Not sure? Don’t answer the door.” That’s the message from Dyfed-Powys Police as the force takes part in Operation Rogue Trader 2017. The operation is a national campaign running from May 8 to 12 and is designed to coordinate the country’s efforts in…

12 May 2017

More than 850 people caught without seatbelts in just two weeks

854 people were caught committing seatbelt offences in two weeks, during the All Wales Seatbelt Campaign in March. Dyfed-Powys Police took the lead on the campaign, warning drivers they are risking their lives by not wearing belts, and cracking down…

09 May 2017

UPDATE: Appeal to identify man in sea near Whitesands, Pembrokeshire

Dyfed-Powys Police is trying to identify a man who they suspect got into difficulty in the sea, near Whitesands, St Davids, Pembrokeshire.  The man, who has not been found, was seen in the water during the afternoon of Saturday, May 6 2017.  Police a…

08 May 2017

Search for missing man in water at St Davids Head, Pembrokeshire

During the afternoon of Saturday 6th May 2017, HM Coastguard and RNLI teams have been involved in a search for a man, who had been seen in the sea off St.Davids Head, near Whitesands, St.Davids, Pembrokeshire. It was suspected that he was in difficul…

07 May 2017

Cyclists and motorists are urged to show mutual respect

As the cycling season gets underway, Dyfed-Powys Police has issued a reminder to drivers and cyclists on how to stay safe. The force patrols over 8,500 miles of roads and over 7,500 miles of this is classed as ‘minor’ roads. This includes popular and…

04 May 2017

Two New Officers join Powys Police Team.

Dyfed Powys Police are pleased to welcome two new officers to the Powys senior management team. Chief Inspector Rhiannon Ivens and Detective Chief Inspector Martin Slevin were appointed by Chief Constable Mark Collins on the 10th April and have alrea…

03 May 2017

PCSO takes on Great Wall of China charity trek

A LAMPETER PCSO has taken on a challenging trek, raising more than £5,000 for a children’s hospice in the process. Ryan Jones is currently hiking along remote sections of the Great Wall of China in aid of Ty Hafan, in Sully. During the nine-day trip,…

03 May 2017

Dyfed-Powys Police win Silver for ‘Police Project of the Year’ and Bronze for ‘Transforming through Technology’ at the national iESE awards 2017

Dyfed-Powys Police has been named as the Silver winner of the 2017 ‘Police Project of the Year’ Award and Bronze winner of the ‘Transforming Through Technology’ Award by iESE (Improvement and Efficiency Social Enterprise) at a ceremony which took pla…

02 May 2017