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Lancashire Police adopts a neighbourhood approach to implementing its crime-fighting policies. Currently, the Ormskirk and Skelmersdale areas fall under the responsibility of the constabulary's Southern Divisional Commander. These southern divisional offices are based in Leyland.

Geographic Inspector for West Lancashire, Christina Shorrock, reflects on this year's policing challenges

Force has worked with partners to tackle criminality across the borough

Man in custody after appearing in court on attempted murder charge

46-year-old from Skelmersdale remains in a critical condition in hospital following an assault at the weekend

Fugitive arrested after a year on the run over death of Skelmersdale teen

Police swooped in Walton to arrest 28-year-old who failed to turn up for trial last year

Halsall dad tells of burglary ordeal leaving children feeling unsafe

Darron Green sentenced to five and a half years behind bars after admitting burglary

A Restorative Justice Hub meeting in Cheshire.

Victims of crime encouraged to think about the benefits of Restorative Justice

Lancashire Constabulary currently has four dedicated RJ Coordinators

Five Skelmersdale men charged with drugs offences

Men are due in Preston Magistrates Court this morning following raids yesterday

Teenagers plead guilty to racist graffiti at school of Erick Maina, who died at the weekend

James Coleman and 17-year-old who cannot be named plead guilty to racially aggravated criminal damage

Six Skelmersdale men arrested following drug raids

Raids come as operation to disrupt crime gangs  

‘We Can Stop It’ campaign launches to raise awareness about rape across West Lancashire and the county

Lancashire Police say it deals with reports of rape every day and the campaign is funded by money seized from criminals

Lancashire PCC of Clive Grunshaw

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner approves new funding for young champions

Skemersdale youth group awarded £2k for its community project.

Skem taxi driver jailed after 3kg cocaine found in his car

The dad-of-one was pulled over by police on Moore Rd, Skelmersdale with £280,000 worth of the class A drug next to a child seat

E-fit of Maghull mugging suspect is released following police investigation

Brave pensioner thwarted a would-be robber who tried to grab a bag of cash

Drugs bust at home in Ormskirk lead to more arrests in cocaine network investigation

A woman and a man from Aughton as crackdown seizes £11 million punds worth of Class A drugs

Skelmersdale teenager left needing surgery after vicious attack

18-year-old was attacked as he walked his girlfriend home on Mischief Night

Gun amnesty begins in West Lancashire next week

People can hand in their weapons at Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Police stations as part of Operation Holster

Thieves jailed after raiding dead granddad's home

Keith Rowlands said he was heartbroken to find his dad's home targeted by burglars

Woman told by judge she could be evicted if drugs are stored at her home again

Skelmersdale woman issued with stark warning after former lover used council house to store cocaine

Bank robbery in Tarleton leaves staff terrified

Police appeal for information after man demands cash from workers in the middle of the day