Residents to get live insight into police work

Residents across Lancashire are to be given a live behind-the-scenes insight into the work of a police Operations Support Unit.

Friday, 19th August 2016, 11:01 am
Updated Friday, 19th August 2016, 1:04 pm

On Monday, officers from East Lancashire’s Operations Support Unit will be taking to Facebook and Twitter.

Operations Support Units are front line police departments comprising of uniformed police officers with a wide range of specialist skills.

Their day to day activities include executing drugs warrants, searching for stolen property, and assisting in public order incidents, amongst many other duties.

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Sgt Craig Kelshaw from East OSU said: “The whole aim is to raise awareness of the diverse and complex role of the Operations Support Unit.”

Search for #OSUlive or follow Lancashire Police on Facebook and Twitter.