Achieving more, with less, is the challenge facing the police
The police front line is made up of those who are in everyday
contact with the public and who directly intervene to keep people
safe and enforce the law.
In North Wales the force has restructured to provide a more
Dedicated ‘response' Officers, together with Roads Policing
Officers, will ensure all urgent and emergency calls receive the
prompt response they require.
Neighbourhood Policing Teams, made up of Community Beat Managers
(CBMs) and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), work in the
community to address local issues and tackle anti-social
In addition there are officers and staff, that you may or may
not come into contact with, who directly support the frontline by
carrying out communications, investigative, surveillance and
custody functions.Find out more about the work of these officers by
going Behind the Scenes.
Neighbourhood Policing is our approach to fighting crime,
addressing community safety issues, tackling anti-social behaviour
and reassuring our communities.
Our Dog Section currently has nine primary dogs and four
drugs/cash dogs, who work in partnership with nine handlers.
When the helicopter is out and about, rest assured it's for a
very good reason; predominantly saving lives, reducing risk and
The main focus of our Roads Policing officers in patrolling the
roads is to reduce casualties, deny criminals the use of the roads
and tackle the anti-social use of vehicles.
Wildlife Crime officers are specially trained in investigating
crimes against wildlife, and are committed to providing a
professional response to any reported or alleged wildlife
With a permanent presence at Holyhead Port, and in addition to
policing the many small airstrips and marinas across the force
area, Ports Policing Unit provide a key defence against terrorism
and cross-border crime.