The below articles have been released by Derbyshire Constabulary and relate to wildlife crime within the county.

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Owners urged to keep dogs under control following complaints of sheep worrying

Owners urged to keep dogs under control following complaints of sheep worrying
Description
We are urging owners to keep their dogs on leads when walking through farmland following complaints of sheep worrying in the High Peak.
Date:
15/03/2017

Have a snap of the Derbyshire countryside? The Rural Crime Team wants to hear from you

Have a snap of the Derbyshire countryside? The Rural Crime Team wants to hear from you
Description
Are you a keen photographer? Do you like taking photographs of the Derbyshire Countryside on your phone? If so, our Rural Crime Team wants to hear from you.
Date:
10/03/2017

A specialist page has now been created to highlight the issues of wildlife crime on Facebook

Description
Wildlife crime officers in Derbyshire have created a Facebook page which will be dedicated to raising awareness of wildlife crime in the county.
Date:
30/12/2016

Operation to tackle unruly dogs and wildlife crime in Long Eaton North section gets underway

Operation to tackle unruly dogs and wildlife crime in Long Eaton North section gets underway
Description
Police are vowing to clamp down on unruly dogs and wildlife crime around Erewash canal towpath as a new operation gets underway.
Date:
28/05/2015

Police issue warning to dog owners after reports of sheep worrying in Amber Valley

Police issue warning to dog owners after reports of sheep worrying in Amber Valley
Description
Police are urging dog owners to keep their pets on leads when walking near livestock, after reports of sheep worrying in Amber Valley.
Date:
14/05/2015

Police issue appeal after reports of badger digging in High Peak

Police issue appeal after reports of badger digging in High Peak
Description
Police in the High Peak are urging local residents and visitors, particularly walkers, to be vigilant after recent reports of badger digging.
Date:
17/04/2015

Ashbourne PCSO teams up to release recovered owl back into the wild

Ashbourne PCSO teams up to release recovered owl back into the wild
Description
Officers from the Ashbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team have joined forces with partner agencies to release a once injured owl back into the wild.
Date:
17/04/2015

Police appeal after badger is found shot in Turnditch

Police appeal after badger is found shot in Turnditch
Description
Police are appealing for information after a badger was found shot dead in the Ashbourne area.
Date:
27/03/2015

Dead swan found next to Erewash Canal

Description
Wildlife officers are appealing for help to trace a man who may have information on the death of a swan next to the Erewash Canal in Sandiacre.
Date:
20/03/2015

Officers heading out on to the Hope Valley roads to combat rural crime

Officers heading out on to the Hope Valley roads to combat rural crime
Description
Officers heading out on to the Hope Valley roads to combat rural crime
Date:
19/03/2015
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