A new force-wide initiative - codenamed Operation AVRO - which will run each month in a different district.
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#UPDATE | Between 8am and 11am this morning we engaged with 575 passengers using the #Rochdale Metrolink line, providing reassurance and helping people to travel safely. Officers have also issued 57 non-payment penalty tickets (£100 each). #OpAVRO #GMTravelSafe
45 people have been arrested for a series of offences including burglary, domestic abuse and drugs-related offences in the latest GMP #OpAVRO.
#OpAVRO is a new force-wide initiative which will run each month in a different district. Rochdale is holding the mantle for the force today, 28 April 2022.
Always call 999 in an emergency and 101 for non-emergencies.
There are now thirteen #ForeverAmnesty bins permanently located across Greater Manchester. You can find #Rochdale's bin at Rochdale Police Station. Each knife deposited goes toward making our communities a safer place for everyone. Find out where your nearest bin is below.
School Engagement Officers lead an hour-long knife crime input at a high school in Rochdale. As part of the session, pupils learnt about the dangers and consequences of knife crime, joint enterprise and bystander theory and also took part in a group activity and a short Q&A session.