Youngsters visit police station

The Alnwick Neighbourhood Police Team opened the doors to local primary schools and a child-care group for a visit to the station, to give them an insight into the workings of the police front office and custody suite.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 20th February 2017, 5:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 7:50 am
Alnwick school pupils visited the town's police station.
Alnwick school pupils visited the town's police station.

Children and carers had a tour of the cells; were shown where breath samples are taken from people who have been arrested for drink-driving; and visited the interview room and photograph/finger-print room.

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During the 90-minute trip, the visitors saw and heard the lights and horns on the police cars and tried on police uniform.