Police dogs might think they are just playing games - but their handlers know just how vital their role is.
A Suffolk MP has called for a shake-up of police funding to address "long-term disparities" between the county's force and others across the country.
For more than two weeks, family, friends and jurors gathered at Ipswich Crown Court to hear those involved recount the devastating night when Scott Tarrant was fatally stabbed nine times.
Tax bills are set to go up further after approval of an increase in the share of police funding.
Robberies soared by more than a third in Suffolk last year - as new figures revealed an overall increase in recorded crime across the county.
A man accused of murder was found by police in his mother's loft shortly before 4am, hours after allegedly stabbing a love rival with "severe force."
Questions have been raised about Suffolk's ability to protect its coastline against people entering illegally on boats.
The shocking "trail of destruction" left behind by vandals on Christmas night has been revealed as one frustrated resident, who has been targeted three times in as many weeks, hits out.
As concern mounts about the number of illegal immigrants turning up on beaches in the south east of England, Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore has repeated his call for more investment to protect Britain's coastline.
Taser trained police reached for their weapons almost twice as many times in the last year as 2015 - but pulled the trigger on almost half as many occasions.
A business owner has slammed the "mindless morons" who keyed his car and caused £1,500 worth of damage.