Cumbrian officers are joining other police forces as part of a regional crackdown on cash in transit robberies in the run up to Christmas.
A similar operation last December saw the number of robberies in the North West fall by two thirds.
High visibility patrols and covert operations have increased in the run up to the festive period.
Police stress this isn't a victimless crime.
Titan the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit have this message for would-be thieves.