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Insightful look behind the scenes of Bedfordshire Police on the Tweet Beat #PoliceLive

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Bedfordshire Police has been sharing some insightful tweets from behind the scenes to give members of the public an insight into policing and the types of calls the force attends.

During #PoliceLive Bedfordshire Police even live streamed police recruits taking the oath.

They began tweeting this morning and throughout the day shared the challenging situations that officers face along with the nicer community work the officers are doing.

Good news as a suspected of being involved in a domestic related incident was arrested.

Before lunch time the cells already had 17 people in custody waiting to be interviewed, bailed or remanded. Offences included drink driving, assault on a police officer, theft, fraud and possession of drugs.

Officers responded to reports of a woman being followed.

The police communications centre speaks to a caller to report emotional and physical abuse.

Reports that a number of people are drinking in the street and throwing a dead pigeon.

A number of people contact police to report a wandering swan.

Officers out in the community offering support and a friendly smile.

Over 234 calls taken so far, But what is the highest call volume relating too?

Officers responded to reports of a concern for safety. They work with the man’s carer to ensure he is safe.

A distressed woman has contact police for help after her ex-partner assaulted her.

A caller has abandoned a call for the third time in six minutes, Police to follow up to ensure the safety.

A woman worried about her friend she believes she could be at risk from her partner.

Someone has dialled 999 because a car is on their drive.

Officers respond on blue lights to reports of youths carrying batons.

New recruits just about to take their oath. As Beds Police welcomes them.

Chief Constable Jon Botcher welcomes the recruits and family about the importance of protecting people.

Police go live, This could be the first time this has happened (correct us if we are wrong).

While the recruits are sworn in operational policing continues as officers respond to reports of two children home alone.

Beds Police have taken 20 reports of domestic violence so far today

Call handlers have taken reports of a van that has crashed and left the scene.

Officers are out looking for a teenager who has gone missing for the second time today.

Please feel free to follow @Bedspolice on Twitter, They are live tweeting till 11PM.

Let us know your views by tweeting @PoliceHour We'll feature the best tweets within the article.

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