Leicestershire Police had one of their busiest nights since the millennium as partygoers packed into the city centre to see in the New year.
Bobbies on patrol had a busy new year in Leicestershire
The force dealt with 500 incidents in the first few hours of 1 January, twice the number for a usual weekend night.
Ch Supt Kevin Burrows said alcohol was no excuse for anti-social behaviour.
He said: "There are people who continue to ignore police advice and therefore spoil the celebrations for the majority of law abiding people."