South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Shaun Wright attends anti-gun and knife crime presentation, ‘Guns and Knives take Lives’
A South Yorkshire police officer and his four-year-old German Shepherd are celebrating their success in the National Police Dog Trials.
South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright has announced that their mounted department is set to stay.
Police investigating a number of incidents involving indecent assault in Doncaster have released an e-fit of a man they want to speak to.
At around 5.30pm on April 13 a 14-year-old girl was walking home from school,along Cromer Road, Intake.
She was approached by a man asking for directions who touched her chest inappropriately before running off.
Two days later, on April 15, a 12-year-old girl was walking home from school through Clayfields Industrial Estate, when a man touched the girl’s chest inappropriately before running off.
The following day, at around 5.45pm, it is believed that a 12-year-old girl was with a group of friends on Montrose Avenue, Intake, when she was approached by a man who touched her chest and then ran off.
On Monday, 3 June, at around 3.15pm, a 13-year-old girl reported she was walking through the new housing estate on Gliwice Way, with a group of friends when a man approached the group from behind, allegedly touched the girl’s chest, and ran off.
Police investigating these incidents would like anyone who has seen anything suspicious or who may be able to identify the man in the e-fit to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 768 of 3 June 2013.
South Yorkshire Police have appealed for witnesses after a 5-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was struck by a car in Sheffield.
The accident happened at 7.40pm on Sunday, 2 June, when a black Hyundai L10 was travelling along Greenhill Avenue towards Meadowhead when it collided with a five-year-old boy who had been playing on a push scooter.
Police believe two other children were playing with the five-year-old at the time of the collision. These children were unharmed.The five-year-old boy, from Sheffield was taken to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with a serious head injury. The driver of the Hyundai, a 23-year-old man, was uninjured.
Police in Barnsley have released CCTV of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with a theft at a supermarket.
They want to speak to the woman after it was claimed she took a " Destiny" store bag belonging to another shopper which contained clothing, a £300 Galaxy Note and Easter eggs.
The alleged incident happened at 2pm on Monday, 25 March, when a 25-year-old woman, from Bolton-on-Dearne, was in the ASDA store in Goldthorpe with her two young children. As she left the store she noticed her " Destiny" bag was missing.
Police have released a description and CCTV image of the woman they would like to speak to in relation to this incident. She is described as being white, approximately 5ft 5ins tall of medium build, with light brown/blonde hair, which is possibly bleached.
It is believed she was wearing a grey jacket with half length sleeves, a white long sleeved top, with black trousers and black shoes.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating all the circumstances surrounding the arrest and detention of a man who died while in South Yorkshire Police custody.
Neil Budziszewski, 42, of no fixed address, died in Ecclesfield Police Station in Sheffield on 3 May 2013. Mr Budziszewski had been arrested the previous day on suspicion of theft and was detained overnight pending his appearance at Sheffield Magistrates Court.
However at around 9.20am on 3 May Mr Budziszewski was found collapsed in his cell. Paramedics attended but he was pronounced dead shortly after 10am.
The IPCC responded to a referral by South Yorkshire Police by deploying investigators and beginning an independent investigation.
Two men and a woman have been charged with attempted murder after a man was found at a Doncaster caravan site with gunshot wounds.
Police were called to an incident at Lands End Caravan Site in Thorne on Sunday, 19 May, at approximately 10.50pm.
It is believed a shotgun had been fired within the caravan site.
A 22-year-old man was found with gun shot injuries and was taken to hospital.
Two men, 45 and 17-years-old and a 22-year-old woman, were arrested in connection with the incident and have been charged with attempted murder. Officers believe this was a targeted attack.
The 22-year-old man is in a stable condition.
A specialist unit is to be set up to help protect vulnerable children in South Yorkshire from sexual exploitation. The county is to get an extra £500,000 pounds and 10 more detectives to target organise gangs. It follows recent criticism of the local police force's record on dealing with the crime.
A 16-year-old boy from Kimberworth has been arrested on suspicion of burglary , after police were called at 3am on 14 May, to reports of a burglary at a property in Kimberworth Park, Rotherham, the home of a 78-year-old man.
Officers attended the scene of the alleged burglary and disturbed the two suspects. They were chased on foot for some time before one boy was caught by the officers and the other suspect ran off.