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South Wales Police praised 18th July 2017

South Wales Police has been determined to find the truth about Lynette White’s tragic murder in 1988 and to investigate alleged police wrongdoing in the first investigation. This commitment led to the conviction of Jeffrey Gafoor for Lynette’s murder.

4th July 2017

Four members of a drugs gang have been jailed after police seized almost £30,000-worth of drugs and several thousands in cash during a lengthy and complex investigation.

29th June 2017

The Chief Constable of South Wales Police, Peter Vaughan, has announced his retirement from policing.

28th June 2017

Often referred to as ‘sextortion’ or ‘webcam blackmailing’, the online coercion and extortion of children – a form of digital blackmail where sexual information or images are used to extort sexual material, sexual favours or money, has skyrocketed in the past years, but remains largely underreported. 

26th June 2017

Working in partnership with police forces across Wales, Welsh Government and the Wales Road Casualty Reduction Partnership, Go Safe”, South Wales Police want to remind communities of the importance of sticking to the speed limit, and ensuring that 20 is plenty, and necessary where the speed limit has been set at 20 miles per hour.

22nd June 2017

A depraved paedophile is starting a 15-year jail term after being found guilty of a string of sex offences dating back to 2010.

21st June 2017

South Wales Police is reminding residents and householders across the region to ’Stop and Lock’, and keep their property safe and secure in the summer.

12th June 2017

South Wales, Gwent, and Dyfed Powys Police worked together last month in an effort to make Wales hostile to perpetrators of modern slavery and human trafficking by raising awareness, identifying offenders and safeguarding victims.