Merseyside Chief Constable and colleagues take on a trio of challenges

Merseyside Police’s chief officers and staff are taking on three different challenges this week, in aid of charities – Breast Cancer Now, Care of Police Survivors (COPS), The Doyle Phillips Foundation, Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and Know Knife Crime. The first challenge of the week saw Chief Constable Serena Kennedy accompanied by fellow Chief Officers, […]

Appeal for information to help find missing boy from Runcorn

Police are appealing for information from the public to help find a missing teenage boy from Runcorn. Ellis Clegg has been missing since around 11pm on Wednesday 13 October. The 15-year-old was last seen in the Windmill Hill area of Runcorn the following morning. Ellis, who has links to the Liverpool and Manchester areas, is […]

GMP update ahead of Manchester United v Liverpool, Sunday 24 October 2021

On Sunday 24 October 2021, Manchester United host Liverpool in a premier league fixture with a 4:30pm kick-off. There will be additional police resources in the area to ensure that the public and supporters are provided with reassurance and are able to enjoy this event. We understand that this fixture is one steeped in history […]

Road closures for Rock n Roll Marathon

Runners in the 2014 BT Rock n Roll Marathon (picture: Competitor Group/Ryan Bethke) The Rock n Roll Marathon and Half Marathon is taking place in Liverpool on Sunday 24 October and there will be road closures in place in and around the route. There will be disruption to travel across the city with traffic management […]

BLOG: We need to take action now ahead of a difficult winter

With Covid-19 cases on the rise again nationally and concerns around pressures on our health and social care services, Liverpool’s Director of Public Health, Matthew Ashton shares some simple, yet key advice on how we can keep ourselves and our loved ones safe this winter… The last 20 months have been really tough and have […]

Man jailed for rape in Liverpool city centre bar

A man has been jailed for three years for the rape of a woman in a bar in Liverpool city centre in September this year. Nunes Da Silva, 27, of Frederick North Lane, Dublin was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court today, Friday 22 October. The sentence follows an investigation into the rape of a woman […]

Dispersal zone: Formby

We have introduced a Dispersal Zone in the Duke Street park area of Formby today (Friday 22nd October) in response to continued reports of anti-social behaviour in the area. The order runs from today at 4pm until 3.59pm on Sunday 24th October 2021. Officers will be in the area to provide a visible presence and […]

Merseyside Police statement on reports of drink spiking/people being injected

Liverpool local policing Superintendent Diane Pownall said: “We are aware that there has been a number of reports nationally about people having their drinks spiked or people reporting being injected. “While we understand that people may be alarmed by these reports I want to reassure people that we have not received a huge number of […]

Four inspirational women from Merseyside Police honoured at awards

Four inspirational women from Merseyside Police have been honoured at a national awards event in London. DCI Allison Woods, Detective Sergeant Joanne Devers, Detective Constable Loretta Dean, and Firearms Licensing Researcher Judith Alexander were amongst the dozens of female colleagues celebrating the combined 2020 and 2021 British Association for Women in Policing awards. DCI Woods […]