Joint Patrols for Norfolk & Suffolk

Suffolk and Norfolk police are planning on doing more joint patrols in the run up to Christmas.

Operation Breakout is a joint initiative piloted by both forces and is designed to combat overnight crime along the county boundaries of Breckland, South Norfolk, Forest Heath and Mid-Suffolk.

The police say the operation is in response to analysis which shows that rural areas are often targeted by criminals.

It will involve high visibility patrols, with officers from both forces patrolling together. These will be carried out between 8pm and 4am along the border area.

It will also target those suspected in involvement of rural crimes including burglary, vehicle crime, theft of metal and fuels.   

A spokeswoman said: “Operation Breakout will combine the knowledge and experience of local officers from Norfolk and Suffolk, who will work together to enhance the policing service to rural communities by disrupting those who carry out crime in the areas around our border.

“This intelligence-led operation is a local policing solution to a local policing problem.  We have designed it to make the best use of our available resources, for the benefit of local communities.”

The whole operation is running as a pilot in the run-up to Christmas.

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