As part of Cheshire's commitment to its rural policing it has a rural crime team supported by wildlife officers and PCSOs based in each rural community.
The team also benefits from the support of volunteers within the Cheshire Special Constabulary.
Crime in our rural communities
These are some of the crimes that happen in our rural areas:-Farm machinery, plant and vehicle theft
Officers from the Constabulary's Rural Crime Team based at Dragon Hall assisted in the arrest four people in connection with the theft of historic artefacts following a series of morning raids in Greater Manchester.
Archaeologists from Historic England's North West and Midlands's regional provided expertise and support for the police officers engaged in the searches.