Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Police Tweet Alcohol Related Incidents

news_beer.jpg
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

2:03pm 19th September 2014

Police are raising awareness of alcohol related problems through Twitter.

Devon and Cornwall officers are taking to social media on Friday night

They will be live tweeting hash tag alcohol harm with any incidents they are called out to.

It is as 40 percent of their night time calls are to report drink related issues.

Assistant Chief Constable, Paul Netherton, said: "We will be tweeting a snapshot of the calls we receive, together with crime prevention advice and signposting relevant agencies during key times on Friday night.  I think people will be interested to see how things progress as alcohol consumption starts to take its toll throughout the evening and be surprised by the number and variety of calls we receive. This will be an opportunity for the public to see our Force dealing with incidents and the demands placed on both officers and call centre staff. It is also an opportunity to show how we use social media to better inform the public about what we do to keep the residents of Devon and Cornwall safe."
 
Superintendent Julie Whitmarsh, member of the ACPO Licensing & Reducing Alcohol Related Harm Group, added: "This is an excellent opportunity for Devon and Cornwall Police to be part of a national campaign around alcohol and will be of great interest to the public as they will be able to follow events through the course of the evening via the Force Twitter account." 
 
Police and Crime Commissioner, Tony Hogg, said: "Tackling alcohol-related crime is one of my top priorities and I am delighted to support this tweetathon.  I feel it will be a great opportunity for the Force to raise awareness of the far reaching consequences of excessive alcohol consumption and should provide useful information about our resourcing in this important area."

2:03pm 19th September 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
football

Devon and Cornwall Police "Approached" Over Football Abuse Claims

South-west force urges victims not to suffer in silence

missing jason westbourne

Police "Increasingly" Worried For Missing Torpoint Man

Jason Westbourne "likely" to be using small boat around south-west coast

Most read
coastguard helicopter

UPDATE: Woman Pulled From The Sea At Polzeath

She was airlifted to Treliske on Sunday but doctors could not save her

will young

WATCH: Bodmin's Will Young "Declines" Strictly Group Dance

Singer has apparently refused to appear on the final show

Top articles

UPDATE: Woman Pulled From The Sea At Polzeath

Cornwall News: She was airlifted to Treliske on Sunday but doctors could not save her

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

EU citizens living in Britain will need ID cards post Brexit

National News: Three million EU citizens living in the UK will need to have some form of ID documents following Brexit, the Home Secretary Amber Rudd has told MPs.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt 'took a risk' portraying Snowden

Showbiz News: Joseph Gordon-Levitt said playing Edward Snowden was a risky choice, although nothing like the one taken by the whistle-blower.

Italian PM Matteo Renzi delays resignation after President's plea

World News: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has agreed to delay his resignation after a personal plea from the country's President.

Grieving Brazilian town honours plane crash victims

Sports News: Thousands of people have attended a service at a football stadium in Brazil to pay tribute to those who died in a plane crash.

Giant foam 'blob' leaks from airport hangar and spreads in Santa Clara

Strange News: A giant 'blob' of foam has taken over the streets of a Californian town after leaking from an airport hangar.

Newer article

Drug Abuse Victims Are Remembered

Cornwall News: A special service is being held for people who have died

Older article

The Pirate FM Rugby Round UP

Cornwall News: Redruth travel to Cambridge and Launceston welcome Shelford

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate 2Escape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.