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1986 ABERGELE POLICE STATION

 Originally the police station was in  
 Llanfair Road but in the mid 1950's   
 the present section station coming    
 under Colwyn Bay was built.  There are
 24 policemen and 2 policewomen        
 operating from this base covering     
 Abergele, Pensarn, Towyn (which also  
 has its own small station) and local  
 villages.  There are 4 rotas covering 
 a 3 shift system with 5 uniformed     
 officers and 2 CID officers on duty.  
 The most senior officer is the        
 sergeant.  In 1984 there were 1,500   
 crimes committed in the area.  The    
 detection rate is 40/45%.  The busiest
 period is July/August holiday period. 
 There is one CID vehicle and three    
 general service vehicles. Two cells   
 adjoin the magistrates court where    
 local cases are heard and terms of    
 imprisonment up to 6 months can be    
 enforced.                             
 

Map of the area

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