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Rural Action is one of Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner's priorities

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Rural Action is our joint commitment to work together to make our rural communities safer, while also promoting safety and well-being in rural areas.

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The aim of Rural Action is:

  • To tackle the issues that matter most to those who live and work in rural areas;
  • To take real and visible action;
  • And to coordinate action that is much broader than the Police.

More Police Officers making your street safer

Visible policing remains one of the highest priorities for the people of Northamptonshire. By drawing on our county’s proud tradition of volunteering, we aim to enhance the incredible work of our 1,220 Police Officers by putting 900 additional volunteer Special Constables on to our streets to make them even safer…

Our promise to give rural communities
the attention they deserve

The ‘safer countryside’ strand of Rural Action can be best understood as a promise by Northamptonshire Police to give rural communities the attention they deserve through community engagement, training and crime prevention…

Getting tough on weight limits, speeding and bad parking

Many people enjoy our country roads in Northamptonshire whether that be in a car, on a bike, on foot, or horseback. However per mile travelled, country roads are the most dangerous for all types of road users…

Want to learn even more about Rural Action?

Download Northamptonshire Police’s Rural Action Strategy 2015-18

My aim is to make Northamptonshire the safest place in England, and to do this we need to recognise and understand the differing needs and challenges of our significant rural communities, with almost a third of Northamptonshire's population living in and around rural towns. Not only are we making rural crime a priority, we also want to work in partnership with other agencies, local communities and Parish Councils to ensure that we are delivering exceptional service to those in rural areas. "

Adam Simmonds Police and Crime

Northants Police Commissioner
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