Driffield and Rural

Welcome to the Driffield and rural neighbourhood policing team

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For incidents that don’t require an immediate response call our non-emergency 101 line. You can also report non-emergency crimes online via our reporting portal. In an emergency always dial 999.

Meet Your Team

Insp Ahmed Hussain
Insp Ahmed Hussain
Sgt 0505 Georgina Kirkwood
Sgt 0505 Georgina Kirkwood
Sgt 1649 Chris Whitehead
Sgt 1649 Chris Whitehead
PC 0680 Martin Phillips
PC 0680 Martin Phillips
PC 1436 Richard Metheringham
PC 1436 Richard Metheringham
PCSO 7614 Chris Webster
PCSO 7614 Chris Webster
PCSO 7656 Claire Watson
PCSO 7656 Claire Watson
PCSO 7670 Faye Nicholson
PCSO 7670 Faye Nicholson

Community Alerts

New Inspector joins the ERY North Policing Team (Humberside Police)

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 14:41
Humberside Police
Local news

Community Policing visit (Humberside Police)

Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021 08:55
Humberside Police
Local news

Cadet recruitment window now open (Humberside Police)

Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021 12:14
Humberside Police
Recruitment message

Cancelled Village Surgery (Humberside Police)

Monday, 19 Apr 2021 12:59
Humberside Police
Local news

Misuse of Drugs act warrant (Humberside Police)

Saturday, 10 Apr 2021 13:59
Humberside Police
Good news

Suspicious Telephone calls (Humberside Police)

Monday, 22 Mar 2021 12:21
Humberside Police
Suspicious circumstances

What's Happening In Your Area?


Local News update

Driffield officers have organised multi-agency ASB engagement days in May. We have also been spending time in several village locations with the SID (Speed Identification Device) to collect data on speeding issues.  This data is passed on to partner agencies for possible action if required.    

Shed and Garage burglaries have been reported again this month, please ensure they are locked and secure. If you require a local officer to attend and give crime prevention advice please contact driffield@humberside.police.pnn.uk to arrange a visit.

Good News

Driffield Community team executed a Misuse of drugs warrant at an address in the Driffield area with a positive result.


If any retail premises’ within the Driffield and Rural or East Wolds and Costal areas wish to join the Shop Watch scheme you do not have to be in the town centre please contact driffield@humberside.police.pnn.uk for further details. 

If you would like a comprehensive guide to Scams please contact www.humberside.police.uk/information-advice or take a look at the Action Fraud Website

Rural Crime - Farm Thefts / Operation Galileo

The Rural crime team along with Driffield community officers attended several locations after reports of an animal trap was sighted in the area, this was checked and found to be legal, the Rural Crime team also conducted OP SEABIRD along the coastal stretches, this is to protect the marine wildlife and coastline  

Patrols continue to visit the remote rural areas across both Driffield Rural and East Wolds and Coastal Wards In order to try and prevent thefts and criminal damage. Officers will continue to conduct drop-ins to farms and businesses to offer advice on target hardening their assets.

The Rural Taskforce’s first week saw another joint night operation with North Yorkshires Taskforce and a positive prevention of a game act offence. Several Vehicles and one male were stopped checked due to reports of suspicious circumstances.

One PC has been assigned from the Rural Task Force to each area, they will lead Community engagement, enforcement and develop links/Intel for their area. Working together and with NPT/Patrol teams on wider issues, drawing on support of roads policing/Op Galaxy for warrants and pre-planned operations. Driffield and Bridlington Officer is PC 2310 JONES

Operation Galaxy

Op Galaxy has focused on proactively tackling crime and those responsible for it with numerous arrests made and illegal goods seized. Please take a look at the news section on our website for frequent full updates and details of arrests made.


Humber Talking is still being undertaken in the Driffield area. We will be adhering to Social distancing guidance and will not be entering houses but speaking to members of the public who want to take part on their doorsteps.  If you would rather participate online and highlight any issues you think the Police should be dealing with please visit the website www.mycommunityalert.co.uk/humbertalking. Your responses help us better understand our area and prioritise issues to be tackled.

Last Updated 4 May 2021

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Where We Are Over The Next 6 Months

Monday 10 May, 2:30pm – 4:30pmNear to the School Hutton Cranswick Street Surgery
Tuesday 11 May, 2:30pm – 4:30pmNear to the SchoolBrandesburton Street Surgery
Wednesday 12 May, 2:30pm – 4:30pmSledmere RdLangtoft Street Surgery
Thursday 13 May, 2:30pm – 4:30pmNear to School Bainton Street Surgery
Friday 14 May, 7:00pm – 8:00pmVillage HallKirkburn Street Surgery

Get In Touch

You can contact us by email: Driffield@humberside.pnn.police.uk
Visit our Report It area for information about the different ways to report a non-emergency crime e.g. using 101 or via our online reporting pages.
Remember if there is an emergency always ring 999.