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How to spot an email phishing scam

How do you spot a phishing scam when the email looks entirely legitimate?

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Clive Grunshaw

Police cannot continue to 'pick up slack' from public service cuts

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has welcomed a national report highlighting the pressure on forces to ‘pick up the slack’ from other public services.

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Police officer demonstrating the use of a Taser

Calls for more Lancashire police officers to have Tasers

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

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Tasers are rarely fired by Lancashire Police

Tasers figures show weapons rarely fired in Lancashire

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

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Anti-fracking protesters including Gayzer Frackman outside County Hall

Anti-frack campaigners lose their High Court action

Campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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Lancashire Police officers travel to London for 'show of unity' at funeral of murdered PC Keith Palmer

Dozens of police officers from Lancashire joined their colleagues on the streets of London for the funeral of murdered PC Keith Palmer.

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A still from The Detectives: Inside the Major Crimes Team which features setectives from Lancashire Police. Photo: ITV

Lancashire detectives to star in TV crime series

Lancashire detectives are to star in a major new documentary series.

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PC Chris Banks and PCSO David Reid receiving their LANPAC award.
 From l-r -  Jimmy Armfield LANPAC Chairman, PCSO David Reid,  High Sheriff of Lancashire  John Barnett, PC Chris Banks and  Ian Cosh, Lancashire Constabularys Director of Resources.

Rural initiative at Waddecar to combat youth nuisance wins award

Two well known police officers who work the rural area north of Preston have been presented with a special award for their work in primary schools to combat bullying and anti-social behaviour.

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Lancashire Police have warned about two scams that have been uncovered in the north west.

SCAM ALERT: warning after two new scams uncovered in north west

Police have warned about two scams that have been uncovered in the north west.
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Razor-sharp kukri knife seized in raids

Police arrest 16 in week of dawn raids

Police have warned organised crime groups in Preston that the heat is still on after five days of dawn raids across the city.

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Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases

Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases in Lancashire

Four children a day in Lancashire are reporting sexual abuse to police, heartbreaking figures show today.

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Motorists warned - average speed cameras are now live

Preston’s first average speed cameras are now live – motorists have been warned.

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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Leyland Police Station

Lancashire detective appears at misconduct hearing

A Lancashire detective accused of gross misconduct has claimed fears he might lose his job in a restructure led him to delay admitting he had relocated a camera, missing from a police evidence store, in his office cupboard.

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New average speed cameras will be switched on at a Preston accident black spot this week.

Speed cameras on London Road to be switched on this week

New average speed cameras will be switched on at a Preston accident black spot this week.
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More women are being arrested

Number of women arrested in Lancashire soars, warns charity

Arrest rates for women have jumped by nearly half in Lancashire, according to new analysis.

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Police are hunting for a stolen car after a it rammed a police car in Chipping.

Stolen car rams police car

Police launched a hunt for a stolen car after it rammed a police car in Chipping.
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The helicopter base at Warton is closing

No air cover gap promise as eye in sky base set to shut

Police bosses insist there will be no gap in air cover when Lancashire’s only helicopter base shuts next month.

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The Lancashire Constabulary helicopter

Police bosses insist there will be ‘no gap’ when Lancashire’s helicopter base shuts

Police bosses insist there will be no gap in air cover when Lancashire’s only helicopter base shuts next month.

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Alexander Paterson, 33, was given a two-year suspended prison sentence for three counts of possessing indecent images of children, one count making indecent images of children.

Man who downloaded hundreds of serious child abuse images and video is spared jail

A contractor who used hotel wi-fi to download hundreds of serious child abuse images and videos has escaped jail.

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