HMIC has today released a critical report into Cumbria Police's handling of child protection issues. See the findings here:Read the full story ›
Cumbria Police needs to improve the protection it gives vulnerable children, according to the police watchdog.
A report published today by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary says there's a lack of understanding of the extent of child sexual exploitation across the county.
The report also found the force is committed to making improvements.
Cumbria Constabulary has appointed a new Temporary Assistant Chief Constable.Read the full story ›
Police searching for a missing man from Egremont in Cumbria have confirmed that a man’s body has been found in the River Eden at Egremont.
Formal identification has not yet taken place and enquires are ongoing but police do not believe the death to be suspicious.
David Hornsby was last seen on Beckgreen at approximately 2am on the 24th of December.
The police are appealing to anyone who may have seen Mr Hornsby to get in touch. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police immediately on 101.
Two men have been charged in relation to an incident which resulted in an 86-year-old woman being knocked over.
The incident on 21st July took place on West Tower Street in Carlisle when a group of teenagers and young adults were involved in an altercation.
Luke Hunter, 18, of Castlesteads Drive, Carlisle, and 18-year-old Dale Errington of Durdar Road, Carlisle, were charged with public order offences.
Both will appear at North Cumbria Magistrates Court on 17th January 2017.
The 86-year-old woman suffered minor injuries.
One of the main roads through Cumbria is closed after a lorry carrying thousands of chickens overturned.Read the full story ›
Police are reminding revellers that violence will not be tolerated as Cumbria gears up for the festive celebrations.Read the full story ›
More than 16,000 days have been lost in policing time in Cumbria over the last three years because of mental health issues among staff.Read the full story ›
A police officer has been charged with attempting to incite sexual activity with a child.
Twenty-nine-year-old Nick Pool, who is a PC in South Cumbria, is appearing at Carlisle Magistrates' Court this morning.
Cumbria Police say he is currently suspended from the force.
Cumbria Police have launched a campaign providing reassurance to people suffering domestic abuse that help is available in the county.Read the full story ›