Tag: Isle of Man Constabulary

Department pursuing modernisation programme in response to financial challenge

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Home Affairs is continuing to drive forward an ambitious programme of modernisation in response to its budgetary challenge. A reduction in staff, changes to service delivery and the rationalisation of its estate are among a package of measures being pursued to achieve the ongoing revenue savings required across Government. The Isle of […]

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Police charity modernises approach to supporting vulnerable members of the community

Police charity modernises approach to supporting vulnerable members of the community

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A long-standing police charity is changing its name to reflect a shift in emphasis in how the Isle of Man Constabulary supports vulnerable members of the local community. The focus of the rebranded ‘Give a Gift’ charity is to alleviate suffering in the Island arising as a result of financial, physical, psychological, emotional or social […]

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Launch of 2014 TT road safety campaign

Launch of 2014 TT road safety campaign

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure and Isle of Man Constabulary have today, Wednesday 14 May, launched a joint road safety campaign for the 2014 Isle of Man TT. The campaign calls on bikers to be aware of the consequences of dangerous and careless riding, and to take care on the Island’s roads throughout the two-week long […]

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Isle of Man Constabulary’s latest recruit will be on the virtual beat 24 hours a day

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

@tweetbeatIOM is the Isle of Man Constabulary’s latest recruit in its efforts to maintain community safety and keep people up to date with important information. This new digital presence, which has been described as ‘the most exciting development of social media in policing today’, will be on the virtual beat providing real help, advice and […]

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Police, schools and Manx Telecom support Safer Internet Day

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Constabulary, schools, and Manx Telecom are teaming up to support Safer Internet Day on February 11. Safer Internet Day is the idea of the UK Safer Internet Centre which is co-ordinated by a partnership of three leading organisations; Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation. The […]

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Public warned on the dangers of ‘Neck and Nominate’

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health and the Isle of Man Constabulary are warning about the dangers of participating in the ‘Neck and Nominate’ challenge (also referred to as NekNomination) which has swept social media over the past week, particularly Facebook. Two deaths in Ireland have reportedly been linked to this practice. Director of Public Health, Dr […]

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Minister praises flood response

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has praised the work of the emergency services in responding to the impact and aftermath of the recent severe weather. The Isle of Man Constabulary, Fire and Rescue Service, Emergency Services Joint Control Room and Civil Defence Unit were at the forefront of efforts to deal with problems caused […]

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Minister praises Constabulary after significant fall in recorded crime

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

HOME Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has praised the effectiveness of the Isle of Man Constabulary following evidence of another significant decrease in the level of recorded crime. Already at a 30-year low, recorded crime in the Isle of Man fell by a further 15.8% during 2012-13, with substantial reductions across all the neighbourhood policing […]

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Minister highlights importance of Youth Justice Team

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

HOME Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has highlighted the important contribution made by the Youth Justice Team towards enhancing community safety in the Island. The multi-agency team is led by the Isle of Man Constabulary and works to prevent offending by children and young people. It has enjoyed considerable success over recent years in helping […]

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Minister welcomes fall in recorded crime

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

HOME Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has welcomed evidence of a continued decrease in the level of recorded crime in the Island. The latest crime performance statistics released by the Isle of Man Constabulary compare favourably to those in England and Wales and the Crown Dependencies of Jersey and Guernsey. Overall recorded crime is 12.4% […]

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