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Our Commitment

Northumbria Police is committed to tackling crime in your area.

We want to know what your issues are and how we can help solve them.

You can view our commitment to you here.

You can contact us via the 'Feedback' link or you can call the police on:

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This is a general number to contact the police and request information or advice.

Text 07786 200 814 for non-emergencies.

You said, we did...

We asked ......

What concerns you about your neighbourhood?

You said ......

Local residents have informed us at community meetings that there is an increase in people gathering in the Town Centre causing disorder and damage.

 

We did...

Operation instigated to directly target groups of youths on pedal bikes congregating in area.

Foot patrols in town centre for maximum visibility and reassurance to local community.

Outcome: 

Increase in arrests in town centre for crime offences. CRASBO applied for one male who had committed assaults/disorder who has also now been and charged after enquiries.

 

Significant decrease in reports of disorder/crimes in town centre.

 

We continue to work with partners to safeguard vulnerable people in the area.

 

We continue to monitor and enforce the Dedicated Pubic Place Order which prohibits the consumption of alcohol in the area.

 

We work with our partners in the shopwatch scheme to identify and exclude those responsible for disorder in and around shops.

 

 

We asked  ....

What concerns you about your neighbourhood?

You said ........

Local residents have informed us of an increase in disorder involving groups congregating and motor cycle disorder in the Plessey Road/Golf Club areas.

 

We did ........

Additional patrol on foot and on pedal bikes to cover footpaths and off road areas.

Meetings with local housing and disorder intervention groups to ensure a multi agency approach to resolve issues

 

Outcome:

 

Continuing to work with partners to safeguard vulnerable people in the area.

House to house visits to ensure reporting of concerns and offer reassurance in area.