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22 May 2023
People contacting West Yorkshire Police for assistance are getting a helping hand from some web-based software. GoodSAM was initially adopted by the force to assist with 999 and 101 calls back in January 2021. With the caller’s consent it allowed our call takers to access the caller’s phone’s camera function, so live video and the caller’s location could be shared from their device. This assisted with determining response measures.
15 December 2021
West Yorkshire Police is committed to creating an environment where women and girls can feel safe and be safe within the county, free of fear and harassment. As part of the Force’s commitment to reducing Violence Against Women and Girls, it has launched its Strategy, outlining how it intends to ensure that women and girls are safe and feel safe.