New beat cops


TWO community beat officers have joined Ilkeston police.

Pc Andrew Edwards replaces Pc Leanne Peck at Cotmanhay and Shipley View, and Pc Chris Hamilton replaces Pc Steve Harper as town centre beat officer.

Both officers have been patrol officers at Ilkeston section for four years.

Insp Nick Daines said: “I am sure that in a short space of time, they will gain the confidence of the community and make a positive impact as their predecessors have done.”