Local policing priorities for Seaton Rural

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Consultation with the community has identified the following priorities in this neighbourhood.


Fatal and Serious Road Traffic Collisions

To reduce the amount of Fatal and Serious Road Traffic Collisions in East Devon through a combination of Education, Enforcement and Engineering with relevant partner agencies.


Issued 30 January, 2019


Dangerous Drug Networks

To reduce the risk to young people of exposure to drugs through Operation Bookworm and the circulation of drugs through County Lines networks.

Issued 30 January, 2019


Rural Car Crime - Theft from Vehicles

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received reports of a number of vehicles being broken into whilst parked in local beauty spot car parks.

The local Neighbourhood Beat Team have been liaising with other sections of Devon and Cornwall Police, as well as other Police Forces, in order to combat Rural Car Crime.

If you witness any suspicious activity in the area then please contact the Police by calling 101 or completing the 101 contact form. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

Please follow the below link for crime prevention advice regarding rural crime:


Issued 17 December, 2018

Action taken

Update: 17 December 2018 - So far we have:

We have been carrying out regular patrols of the car parks in our local beauty spots, checking that valuables have not been left in vehicles and offering advice to members of the public. We will continue to carry out these patrols.

Actioned 17 December, 2018

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