North Yorkshire Police use ANPR in ‘Operation Hawk’

Seven days of intensive activity as part of Operation Hawk has seen 21 people arrested across North Yorkshire thanks to live-time ANPR intelligence.

​North Yorkshire Police’s two Road Crime Teams joined forces with Neighbourhood Support Teams and other specialist resources to disrupt travelling criminals.

​From Monday 7 September through to Monday 14 September, officers took part in the latest in a series of operations to tackle cross-border criminality.

The force’s new ANPR Hub co-ordinated and controlled resources on a daily basis, using live-time ANPR notifications as well the latest intelligence to target suspicious individuals and vehicles.

​In just seven days, officers working on Operation Hawk made 21 arrests and seized nine vehicles. In addition, 22 vehicles were searched, 37 people searched and 11 people issued with fixed penalty notices or reported for summons.

 

Source: Minster FM