Tag: Isle of Man Constabulary

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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Public feedback helps to shape Police Powers Bill

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE Department of Home Affairs has welcomed public feedback which has helped to shape legislation aimed at enhancing the Isle of Man Constabulary’s ability to meet the challenges of the 21st century in the most efficient and effective manner and in compliance with Human Rights principles. The Bill supports efforts to combat serious organised crime, […]

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IoM Constabulary shortlisted for prestigious HR award

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE Isle of Man Constabulary has been shortlisted for a prestigious UK award in recognition of its success in achieving high levels of performance through a focus on staff development and learning. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) People Management Awards, delivered in partnership with People Management Magazine, celebrate outstanding achievements in the […]

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Department of Home Affairs seeking new Chief Constable

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE Department of Home Affairs is seeking to recruit a new Chief Constable to head the Isle of Man Constabulary for the next five years. Current Chief Constable Mike Langdon is retiring in December after a distinguished career in the top post in the Manx police force. His successor will be tasked with maintaining the […]

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Public views sought on proposed new legislation

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

NEW legislation is being proposed to enhance the Isle of Man Constabulary’s ability to meet the challenges facing a modern police force. The intention is to strengthen certain police powers that support efforts to combat serious organised crime, and further improve the Island’s international reputation as a co-operative nation in the fight against cross-border criminal […]

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