Police and Crime Commissioner sets lowest council tax increase in Wales.

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has today (Friday 7th February) announced that he will increase the police precept by £1 per month, remaining the lowest council tax precepts in Wales. The increase will enable him to invest i…

07 February 2020

We’ve said farewell to the Knife Angel that made a big impression after it landed in Newtown, but the strong message against violence and aggression is a lasting legacy

On Saturday January 25 a closing ceremony took place in Newtown to mark the departure of the Knife Angel, with hundreds of people attending to take part in a candlelit march.   Newtown was the first place in Wales to host the Knife Angel, and it stoo…

04 February 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner to invest in new approach to community funding

04/02/2020 Police and Crime Commissioner to invest in new approach to community funding Your Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn is investing in a new fund following the recent refresh of the Neighbourhood Policing structure across the Dyf…

04 February 2020

First Time for the Knife Angel to visit Wales, 4 – 29 January 2020, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown

Why is the Knife Angel in Newtown? This is the first time for the Knife Angel to visit Wales and we are pleased that we have been able to secure Powys as its chosen destination. The Knife Angel is slowly touring the UK in a bid to raise awareness o…

02 January 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner drives improvement in service delivery and enhanced approach to reducing substance misuse harm

On December 13 Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn, co-chaired a Cross Partnership Prevention Summit with Ros Jervis, Director of Public Health and Chair of the Hywel Dda Area Planning Board. The event focussed on how agencies could work be…

24 December 2019

Counter Terror Policing campaign

FAQs What type of behaviour or activity could be considered suspicious?  Some examples of suspicious behaviour or activity include: Hiring large vehicles or similar for no obvious reasons Buying or storing a large amount of chemicals, fertilisers or…

12 December 2019

Have your say in the 2020/21 Police Precept and Funding Consultation

Dafydd Llywelyn, Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys, has launched a public consultation on police funding for 2020/21. In launching the consultation for the 2020/21 police precept, Dafydd Llywelyn said: “As we await the Government’s Police…

05 December 2019

Icelandic Police contingent travel over 1,000 miles to Wales to learn about the new CCTV system and ANPR cameras across Dyfed-Powys

The newly reinstated CCTV system across the Dyfed-Powys area is clearly the envy of the policing world internationally – as Icelandic Police decided to travel to Dyfed-Powys as part of their project to adapt, renovate and modernise their own CCTV.   …

26 November 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn spends two days out and about in Powys, meeting and engaging with local communities

Police and Crime Commissioners are elected by the public to hold Chief Constables and police forces to account, and engagement has a central role to play in helping the Commissioner and his team deliver their responsibilities for the communities of D…

19 November 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner wants to hear victims’ voices during Restorative Justice Week

Dafydd Llywelyn, Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, is asking for those who’ve experienced the benefits of the restorative justice process to come forward and participate in an online conversation.  He’s also keen to hear from victims of crim…

15 November 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner brings criminal justice partners together to focus on improving the experience for victims and witnesses

The Dyfed-Powys Criminal Justice Board brings together senior representatives of criminal justice agencies operating in Dyfed-Powys, to improve the delivery of justice and the service provided to victims and witnesses. The Board meets quarterly and i…

11 November 2019

Diversionary Scheme launched in Dyfed-Powys

A new initiative was launched on the 1st November which will aim to divert low level offenders away from the criminal justice system and reduce reoffending in the Dyfed-Powys Police force area. The Diversion Scheme will enable eligible offenders to g…

07 November 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn’s commitment to investing in and upskilling local people, and continuing to develop the workforce of the future

Dafydd Llywelyn was the first Police and Crime Commissioner in Wales to employ apprentices, and two of the first apprentices have now successfully completed their courses and gained their qualifications. It has been shown that apprentices add value,…

04 November 2019

Recognition of All Wales Volunteers Police Cadets scheme

The work of police cadets and volunteers has been celebrated at an All-Wales Youth Policing Convention hosted by Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn. This was the first time for all four Welsh forces – Dyfed-Powys, Gwent, North…

01 November 2019

Press release Initial Contact

Your Police & Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn has published a report following his review of initial public contact with the police, and deems that future public contact “should be fit for purpose for our communities”. The Commissioner’s re…

25 October 2019

Commissioner Responds to HMICFRS Probe in to Police Response to Cyber Crime

Commissioner Responds to HMICFRS Probe in to Police Response to Cyber Crime   In response to the report from HMICFRS, Cyber: Keep the light on - An inspection of the police response to cyber-dependent crime, Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywe…

24 October 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn hosts events to celebrate CCTV infrastructure

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has hosted events to mark the official launch of the new CCTV infrastructure in 17 towns throughout Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Powys. When Mr Llywelyn made his election pledge to reins…

14 October 2019

Hate Crime Awareness Week 12th - 19th October

Unite and Stand Together - Say No to Hate Crime Dyfed-Powys Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner will be supporting the National Hate Crime Awareness Week. Police officers will by raising awareness as to what a Hate Crime or Inc…

14 October 2019

Forty two additional officers - "I'm pleased, but cautious"

The Home Office has today announced forty two additional officers for Dyfed-Powys Police, as part of phase one of the national uplift programme.  Here's Police & Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys, Dafydd Llywelyn response and that of Chief Const…

09 October 2019