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Tackling crime and disorder is the responsibility of Hampshire Constabulary. The county's police force has 20 neighbourhood teams across Hart and Rushmoor. Budget and strategy is set by the police and crime commissioner. Criminal cases are heard at magistrates' courts in Aldershot and Basingstoke, or at the crown court in Winchester.

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Teenager arrested after attack outside Aldershot railway station

Police are appealing for a group of people outside Funky End bar to contact them with any information

One shoplifter a day caught in Aldershot, figures reveal

More than 650 shoplifting crimes recorded in last two years in Aldershot, but shopping centre manager argues that is better than other towns

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Efit of man issued after woman assaulted in Farnborough

The suspect is described as possibly being eastern European or Portuguese, in his mid-30s, with a light tan complexion and short brown hair, rounded face and frowning eyes


Drug-driving conviction for motorist who tested positive for ketamine

"It's one of those situations where he didn't realise he was over the limit the following morning," defence counsel argued

Farnborough woman jailed for blackmail in heroin addict death case

Lorraine Jones received a two-and-a-half year jail term for her part in dispute over a drug debt, which resulted in the death of a man

Police release e-fit after conman demands £200 from pensioner

Elderly woman in Farnborough was told to pay £200 for non-existent work on her guttering

Yateley Common fire was 'started deliberately' police say

Police appeal for information on a man seen fleeing the area after the fires began in Yateley Common

A man was knocked unconscious in Upper Union Street

Police seek witnesses to violent attempted robbery in Farnborough

Police say a driver who flashed their lights at the offender during the incident on July 11 prevented the victim from being further assaulted

Officers arrest couple after they perform SEX ACT in Aldershot park

A 24-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man were arrested and cautioned after they were spotted sharing an intimate moment at the Municipal Gardens

Farnborough couple deny blackmail in heroin addict death case

The victim Adam Cadman died in Alton following a single punch after suffering a brain haemorrhage when his head hit the window sill

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Police appeal after subway assault in Aldershot

Man was kicked on the ground and had his shopping stolen by attackers, police say


Fleet church fire: Teenager appears in court charged with arson

The 16-year-old boy's case was moved to the crown court at a hearing at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Thursday

Heroin addict beaten to death following row with Farnborough couple - court

Adam Cadman had his head stamped on after being punched to floor, which caused fatal brain injuries, a court heard

Rise in sex abuse reports shows victims gaining 'confidence' to speak up

Figures that show a rise in sexual abuse cases in Hampshire is evidence that more victims have the courage to report them, say police

Drug dealer jailed after bringing 'misery' to estate

Sarah Hallam, from Aldershot, was sentenced for dealing Class A, B and C drugs after a house in Farnham was raided by police

Woman scammed out of 'significant quantity' of cash

A fraudster posing as a police officer managed to convince an elderly Farnborough woman to hand over some of her life savings

More than 140 drivers fined for using mobiles at the wheel in one week

Police officers in Hampshire and Thames Valley stopped nearly 150 motorists in seven days during a crackdown


RSPCA bemoan 'appalling' act as hunt continues for those who shot swan with crossbow

The RSPCA has described the Blackwater killing as an 'appalling act of cruelty against a defenceless animal'

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Wheelchair ramp placed on railway line causes £20k of damage

The metal ramp was deliberately put on the track at Fleet railway station on Saturday, causing a power failure and delays to services

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Swan killed in crossbow attack in Blackwater

Two men were seen walking along the river bank with a crossbow and large rifle



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