Police and Crime Commissioner warns public of significant increase in Cyber Crime threats

Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn has warned Dyfed-Powys residents to be vigilant and alert to cyber-crime, in particular phishing scams. His warning comes as Action Fraud UK last week announced an increase of 400% Coronavirus-related fr…

30 March 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner calls for patience when visiting pharmacies

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has urged Dyfed-Powys residents to be patient when visiting pharmacies as they struggle to cope with the huge additional demand due to COVID-19. This plea from the Commissioner comes amid concerns of viol…

27 March 2020

Commissioner Response to Prime Minister’s Lockdown Announcement

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday night, I would like to reassure the public that the extensive planning and preparation work that has taken place within the Dyfed Powys Police Force over the last week is now in place. I’m in dail…

25 March 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner calls for ‘lockdown’

Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn has called for “lockdowns” in rural Wales to stop self-isolationists and tourists flooding in.  Mr Llywelyn described the Covid-19 epidemic as a “national emergency, not a national holiday”. He has calle…

23 March 2020

COVID-19

During these uncertain times, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) staff may be utilised, as and when required, by Dyfed Powys Police Force in order to support front-line functions. Therefore, please be advised that you may experien…

18 March 2020

Government announce postponement of Police and Crime Commissioner elections until May 2021

On Friday, 13 March 2020, the Government announced that all local, mayoral and Police and Crime Commissioner elections that were due to take place this May will be postponed until May 2021. The decision was taken following advice from the Government’…

17 March 2020

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner secures Home Office funding for 120 new Tasers for force area

On 2 March 2020, the Home Office announced that Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner has secured funding for 120 new Tasers. Following the announcement, Dyfed-Powys Police will receive almost £100,000 of additional funding to equip more officers…

12 March 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner’s 2020 St David’s Day Conference to discuss challenges of Policing in Rural Areas

On 6th March 2020, Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn, hosted his 4th annual St David’s Day Conference at Dyfed-Powys Police Headquarters. The focus of this year’s event looked at the challenges of Policing in rural areas. The…

11 March 2020

Dafydd Llywelyn, Police and Crime Commissioner pledges youth voice will have an impact on the future of Policing in Dyfed-Powys

On Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn held a youth conference - Ein Llais / Our Voice, to discuss the findings of a recent consultation on youth attitudes towards policing and crime. During January and February 202…

10 March 2020

Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner awarded Transparency Quality Mark

In March 2020, for the second year running, Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office has been awarded the Transparency Quality Mark, a sign of high quality standards in relation to transparency of governance structures and information publi…

05 March 2020

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner participates in National Independent Custody Observers Pilot programme

On the 28th of February 2020 Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys, Dafydd Llywelyn, met with all his Independent Custody Visitors (ICVs) who have been involved in the Independent Custody Observers Pilot s (ICOP). Dyfed-Powys is the only Wels…

28 February 2020

Seaside Kicks New Youth Initiative

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn proud of new youth initiative in Llanelli area - Seaside Kicks. Following funding from the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner's Office, a new youth initiative has been set up in partne…

26 February 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner holds the Force to account in review of victim withdrawal in Dyfed Powys

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn, has conducted a review of the prevalence and factors affecting victim withdrawal and has made a number of recommendations to ensure delivery of the best possible service to victims within Dy…

21 February 2020

Councillors praise PCC for introduction of CCTV infrastructure

On Friday, 15 February 2020, Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn held an event at Dyfed Powys Headquarters to mark the completion of the new CCTV infrastructure in 24 towns throughout Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Powys. Wh…

19 February 2020

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