Police tweet on the beat

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An officer from Matlock Safer Neighbourhood Team is leaping online to become the Derbyshire Dales’ first police Twitter champion.

PC Dave Naylor will be tweeting from the streets to keep the people of Matlock updated.

Followers of his profile – @MatlockSNT – can see short messages posted directly from Dave about a wide range of topics – including news, crime appeals, operations and campaigns, public meetings officers are holding or attending and any crime prevention tips.

Members of the public will also be able to communicate with Dave by sending him tweets or direct messages.

Dave said: “We’re here to serve the public and make sure they get all the information they need about policing on their streets.”