Across the county all crime tends to increase over the summer before reducing in autumn. Follow our top tips to secure your property and stay safe.
If you do hear a suspicious noise in the house that you are not happy with, dial 999. In the unlikely event you do have an intruder, please remember, your life is more important than your property. However, if you can do so safely, try to note as much information as possible, such as a description and a vehicle registration/index.
Police often respond to calls for assistance in the summer where dogs have been left in a vehicle without sufficient water, ventilation or protection from the heat.
Follow our top tips to help your dog have a happy summer:
Information on how to keep your property secure
Dip into our advice to help keep you and your family safe around water.
Advice about how to keep your vehicle safe and secure