Operation Duxford returns to Rotherham


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There will be an increased police presence across Rotherham today
(Friday 8 March) as Operation Duxford returns to the town, dedicated to
tackling the issues that matter most to local communities.

The operation began earlier this morning, with a public multi-agency
briefing outside Riverside House attended by Chief Constable Stephen

There are a range of activities taking place throughout the day and into
the evening, as Chief Inspector Chris Foster explains.

“By now, most people will have seen or experienced an Operation Duxford
in Rotherham before. This time, we’ve really focused our efforts on
issues that have been raised directly by our communities, and
implemented a bespoke policing plan that we hope will really make a

“Without divulging too much detail at the early stages of this
operation, I hope that later in the day I’ll be sharing with you some
positive results and that this activity will make an impact across the

“There’ll be an increased police presence generally across key areas of
Rotherham, so if you see our officers out and about, say hi to them.
There will be some crime prevention stands popping up across Rotherham
as well, so stop and have a chat with your local officers!”

We’ll be sharing results throughout the day on our social media channels
– make sure you’re following your local Rotherham NHP account on
Facebook and Twitter for more.


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