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Police boss in cash pledge to fight vehicle crime

Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Hardwick.  ENGEMN00120130708125801

Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Hardwick. ENGEMN00120130708125801

 

A £250,000 cash injection to crack down on vehicle crime has been announced by the man who oversees policing in Lincolnshire.

Police and Crime Commmissioner Alan Hardwick is investing the cah to upgrade the county’s Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system to help in tracking down stolen vehicles, missing people and gangs behind seerious and organised crime.

Any vehicle now passing an ANPR device will have its registration number read and instantly checked against a police database which can result in criminals being captured.

Mr Hardwick said: “I have always been committed to making policing in Lincolnshire as efficient and effective as possible.

“ANPR has, over recent years, proved itself to be an invaluable tool in keeping the people of Lincolnshire safe.”

 

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