North Yorkshire's top cop to drop into Ripon for Q&A session

Ripon residents will be able to voice their concerns about policing in the city when the county's top cop hosts a Q and A later this month.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 10:46 am
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 10:52 am
Chief Constable Lisa Winward.
Chief Constable Lisa Winward.

North Yorkshire County Council Police's Chief Constable Lisa Winward will speak to residents in an event organised by the local chapter of the Liberal Democracts.

Items on the agenda are expected to include the current provision of police services in Ripon, rates of crime in the city and surrounding cities, and the future of policing in the region.

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"Our recent surveys have shown that the people of Ripon are particularly concerned with antisocial behaviour, burglary and illegal drug use within their community," Mr Murday said.

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The event will take place on March 19 at Thorpe Prebend House, 14 High Saint Agnesgate, Ripon and is open to all.

The event is expected to start at 7.30pm and run until 9pm.