Protecting the vulnerable
We detect and prevent harm, protect the vulnerable and reduce crime.
Our local team are commited to working in partnership to prevent harm and reduce crime within our communities.
In order to prioritise our work, we rely on the community to report any concerns through our website or via 101.
Please visit the Devon and Cornwall police website to find out who can help with the issues affecting you.
Issued 25 July, 2017
Update: 06 November 2018 - Penzance, St Ives and Hayle Police safeguarding
The Neighbourhood Policing teams in Penzance, Hayle and St Ives areas are working with various partner agencies in tackling issues of vulnerability and safeguarding of many individuals on our streets.
This is an ongoing issue which we will be working with the organisations below and many others:
Penzance town centre is a Policing priority for street drinking, begging and ASB. We have been proactive with working with Addaction, Cornwall fire and rescue and Cornwall council and mental health teams working very vulnerable people and getting the help that they need.
We have also attended the Street food project every evening to assist the vulnerable and signpost people for help.
Actioned 6 November, 2018
Vehicles parking outside St Uny School
We have received a number of complaints regarding vehicles parked inappropriately on the school run between 0800-0845hrs and 1445-1515hrs.
Parking is very restrictive near the school and problems increase during wet days.
We continue to monitor the area and ensure inappropriate parking is minimised
We continue to work with the school and patrol when we can.
Issued 14 May, 2017
Update: 27 May 2018 - Follow up
We will continue to monitor the situation and carry out patrols of the area when we can.
Actioned 27 May, 2018