A man who had thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen from his van while he was at home for lunch managed to capture the thieves on personal CCTV cameras which he installed six weeks before for “peace of mind”.
Essex Police has announced that 150 new ‘police officer posts’ will be created to fight and prevent crime in local communities across the county over the next year, but chief constable says they still face “big challenges”.
Action was taken by Essex Police in 49 cases of dangerous driving after more than 100 videos were submitted during the first month of the ‘Extra Eyes’ campaign, which encouraged road users to send clips showing illegal or dangerous behaviour.
A man in his 20s has died after a crash on the A12 between Chelmsford and London in the early hours of this morning. The A12 was closed in both directions until just after lunchtime, when it partially reopened.