Operation Lockdown Hailed A Success

Following our November article regarding South Yorkshire Police new website ‘Operation Lockdown,’  The new initiative with cartoon characters ‘Nick de Mota’ and ‘Robin Holmes’  has led to more than 1,000 arrests in the first three months.

The largest impact has been on crime in Sheffield where there have been  146 suspects charged with 355 being arrested so far.

Deputy Chief Constable Andy Holt said: “The latest crime figures show Operation Lockdown is making an impact across the county.

“This is testament to the relentless work of officers and staff, but I would also thank the public for their response to our ‘Keep It Safe’ campaign.