Violent offenders sentenced to 32 years in prison

Three violent offenders have been sentenced to a total of 32 years in prison by a judge at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.

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New ‘MASH’ unit launched in south Wales to better safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults

Agencies responsible for safeguarding vulnerable adults and children across the Cwm Taf region launched the new Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on Thursday, 21st May 2015, with the help of First Minister Carwyn Jones.

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Distraction burglar sentenced to three years in prison

A Cardiff man has been sentenced to three years in prison after being caught red handed returning to the scene of an earlier crime to target the same elderly resident.

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One hundred faces of female policing

South Wales Police and the International Association of Women Police (IAWP) start the 100 day countdown until the IAWP 2015 training conference in Cardiff this summer.

Cardiff will welcome over 700 female police officers from around the world in August to recognize the huge contribution that women make towards policing.

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Tips and advice to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.

We know that it’s parents and grandparents that mostly access our website and facebook pages. Our followers in the under 16 age group is rather small in comparison! So we need your help in talking to your children, and grandchildren, and explaining to them how they can keep themselves safe online.

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Can you help police solve a crime?

The smallest piece of information can make a big difference. Take a look at our appeals to see if you can help the investigators on the case.

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Puppies stolen during burglary returned home after arrests

Two young Bichon Frise puppies which were stolen from a house on Cae Glas Road in Rumney, Cardiff yesterday (Thursday 14th May) have been returned to their owners safe and well.

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Victim of cycle theft re-united with stolen bike

A Cardiff cyclist has been reunited with his bicycle after he reported it stolen when he attended an evening event at Cathays Park on Thursday 7th May.

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Boys in (sky) blue get on their bikes for charity

Five South Wales Police officers will join the annual Wickets & Wheels bike ride organised by the 2 Wish Upon a Star Charity which is taking place over two days in May 2015.

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Left to right: Ian Bourne, Nick Jenkins, Tim Davies, Andy Newman and Rhian Burke.

Need to contact South Wales Police?

There are a number of ways you can contact us at South Wales Police. Find out more…

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Crack down on licence breaches at seven premises in Bridgend County

Police in Bridgend have used their powers under the Licensing Act, working with the local authority, to either revoke or suspend licenses on seven premises in Bridgend County over the past 18 months.

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Warning to cyclists – secure your bikes properly

Police in Barry are urging cyclists of all ages to review their bicycle security after an increase in thefts of bikes across the town, especially from sheds and garages in the town centre and waterfront areas.

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Be on alert for rogue traders and bogus callers: contact reputable companies for help

Following report of rogue traders operating in the Bridgend and Porthcawl areas we are encouraging homeowners to be vigilant about rogue traders and bogus callers.

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Coming soon – new South Wales Police website

South Wales Police will shortly be launching a new website.

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Step up security on your sheds and garages

Police in Maesteg are warning residents to step up security on their sheds and garages after a series of break-ins. The advice comes after a number of burglaries in the Maesteg area over the past 2 weeks which involved the theft of garden equipment and power tools.

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