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Rushcliffe Neighbourhood Priorities - January to March 2021
Local Priority Setting Meeting - January to March 2021Priorities set jointly with Rushcliffe Borough Council and elected members from the Borough and Parish Councils. BurglaryOPCC survey data alongside #Whatmatters survey data and feedback from Elected Councillors highlights that burglary remains a concern for residents in Rushcliffe Borough. Although the recorded crime statistics show us that house burglary (called dwelling burglary by police) has significantly reduced during the pandemic and during Lockdown we also understand that Dwelling burglary remains a constant risk in Rushcliffe and so remains a strategic priority for long term focus and problem solving by police and community safety partners. In addition, although dwelling burglary has reduced significantly, we have continued to be affected by consistent levels of shed, garage and outbuilding burglary. This is a continuation of a priority identified last summer in the July to Sept neighbourhood priorities. Burglary is an invasive crime which aside from financial loss causes significant upset to victims. Often the psychological impact is far worse than the loss of property therefore burglary will remain a priority for us within the Rushcliffe Borough.What we are doing:We have identified the locations were there have been more than one offence and targeted those areas for crime prevention and additional patrols. These include Lady Bay, Abbey, Trent Bridge and Musters in West Bridgford. We have also focused on Ruddington, Bingham and smaller villages in the northern cluster including Flintham, Screveton and Car Colston. We are targeting known and prolific offenders working together with the County burglary team and other force resources. We are attending all dwelling burglaries and ensure that victims are safeguarded. We maximise forensic and investigative opportunities to identify suspects who will be prioritised. We refer victims to support services and work together with partners at Rushcliffe Borough Council to provide advice and crime reduction measures. We ensure that known offenders are appropriately supervised where possible to reduce the risk of re-offending. We will utilise local and social media to raise awareness of burglary and crime prevention opportunities.February update – updated 2nd March January and February continued to see low levels of house burglary. There were significant arrests made in the county wide car key burglary series which impacted on Rushcliffe. Unfortunately, there were twelve sheds broken into where cycles were stolen in the Musters and Melton wards in West Bridgford in two weeks in early February. We commenced Operation Rigel and our Neighbourhoods officer and Reacher team worked several night shifts and patrolled in plain clothes and on foot and on cycles so that we could react to any reports quickly. We also visited all victims and their neighbours to offer advice and support. Operation Sahara continues led by our Rushcliffe Reacher team focussing on the villages north of Bingham where there has been an increase in overnight outbuilding burglary and plant theft in rural communities. There have been seven arrests between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire officers which has significantly disrupted offending and consequently this pattern of offending has reduced. Our Reacher team are continuing to follow up on every intelligence opportunity and will continue to keep in touch with local stakeholders. We are monitoring this situation closely. Road safety and speeding on our roads.Identified as a priority because:Regular feedback Elected members presented to LPPS meeting by Portfolio Holder Cllr Ingliss. Also feedback through the #Whatmatters survey has indicated that there is increased community concern around Speeding and Road Safety. The first ‘lockdown’ due to the Coronavirus resulted in increased reports of Speeding, particularly in rural villages. Reports of speeding vehicles around key community locations such as schools have also increased. Speeding increases the risk of collision and injury both to drivers and members of the public. The road noise created by speeding vehicles has an impact on the wider community. What we are doing:We are conducting several road safety operations targeting speeding and other offences such as the use of mobile phones and seatbelts. Speeding operations will be carried out under community speed watch operation. We will utilise the Neighbourhood Policing team, Operation Reacher and the support from our community groups in order to carry out enforcement activity. We are also working closely with Rushcliffe Borough Council to raise awareness of Speeding through campaigns. We will also seek to increase the number of volunteers who are part of the Community Road Safety Scheme (CRS).February updateWe have dedicated three days to roads policing and speeding and have run community speed watch initiatives at three locations. We have stopped dozens of cars in addition to this as a part of policing our roads in hot spot crime locations (burglary and catalytic convertor theft) and dealt with drivers for Covid regulations as well Rushcliffe Borough Council have supported with several social media initiatives with that wide social media reach across the borough. Drug supply and possession Operation Alaska in West Bridgford In the last twelve months the West Bridgford Neighbourhoods Team have executed thirteen premises search warrants based on drugs intelligence. This has resulted in drug dealers and users being arrested and prosecuted at every level of the illegal drug supply chain.In late 2020 it was becoming apparent that the drugs supply network extended beyond West Bridgford and at that point Rushcliffe South Neighbourhoods team successfully executed warrants in Cotgrave. We have continued to disrupt drugs activity/supply and possession and we do so through intelligence provided by local communities. The #Whatmatters survey conducted across the Rushcliffe Borough has identified that continued concerns around drug supply. Often drug users will commit offences such as burglary/autocrime and shop theft to fund drug habits therefore the impact on the local community cannot be underestimated. What we are doing:Our pledge has been to continue to act on community intelligence and feedback results and publicise arrests and prosecutions. We have seized tens of thousands of pounds of Class A and B drugs and criminal property including cash. If you follow my monthly Rushcliffe Stakeholder report you will see that our Reacher team Sergeant James Ross updates on the progress of his team’s drugs enforcement work. We are working with our schools’ officers to provide education around drug use in our local schools, particularly given that it is linked to more serious crime. We are also working with our partners to deal with substance misuse in the local community. We will use social media to publish results of enforcement action and will look to work closely with partners to take further action around prolific offenders which may involve the use of closure orders or criminal behaviour orders.February 2021 UpdateDrug SupplyThere has been continued activity around drug supply in Rushcliffe following feedback from members of the local community. In late February we executed three drugs warrants simultaneously in Edwalton and recovered Class A drugs and cash. We also arrested three males and a further male received a cannabis warning and a woman was interviewed under caution. Whilst this investigation remains ongoing it demonstrates our commitment to act on the intelligence you give us. Please remember you have the option of using Crimestoppers to reports to us confidentially 0800 555 111.
Rushcliffe Local Police Priority Setting (LPPS) priorities for July to September 2020
Rushcliffe Neighbourhood Priorities July – Sept 2020 Having held the Local Police Priority Setting Meeting with Rushcliffe Stakeholders and Partners in July the following three priorities were agreed and set for July to September 2020. 1). Lady Bay Anti-social behaviour (ASB). Numerous reports from residents and Local Councillors of The Hook skate park, and adjoining land and fields and 10 Acre Field, Lady Bay where groups of people are gathering at night and engaging in noisy and disruptive behaviour. It is suspected Nitrous Oxide (NOS) canisters are being used by the youngsters which are also presents a health hazard. Rushcliffe Police introduced a Dispersal authority for 48 hours over the weekend of 29th June which had a positive impact on 10 Acre Field. The measure was taken in response to reports of young people congregating in the Lady Bay area late at night, setting fires, exploding gas canisters and playing loud music. Police will continue to patrol and deal with ASB at these locations at key times in the evenings and at weekends. We will listen to local residents and stakeholders and respond to ASB issues positively using our Engage, Explain and Encourage approach. Where this fails police will take enforcement action utilising appropriate powers ASB powers that could result in arrest and prosecution. 2). Increase in shed, garage and out building burglary in East Bridgford, Car Colston and Screveton villages. There has been eight burglary and theft offences in these villages overnight in June and early July. It appears that these offences have taken place overnight and offenders would likely have had access to a van or trailer to remove the stolen property.Police will conduct overnight highly visible patrols in these villages and surrounding villages during which we will stop vehicles and people as we try to identify who may be committing these offences. We will use a range of tactics and we will vary these at different times and at present we have placed ‘police operation’ signs at prominent location to alert people to our activity. We will also work with local Parish Councils to assist with crime prevention advice for local residents and to ensure the early reporting of suspicious activity.3). Operation Bion – Coronavirus related anti-social behaviour patrols with a focus on parks and open spaces where social gatherings are taking place and where people are being effected by alcohol related anti-behavior. Analysis has identified the top 10 locations across Rushcliffe for these issues and our NPT staff will be patrolling and engaging to change behaviour and reassure local people.
Rushcliffe Local Police Priority Setting (LPPS) priorities for April 2020 to July 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the LPPS meeting between the Police and partners to agree the priorities for the period April to July 2020 has not taken place.Inspector Craig BERRY has decided that for this quarter period our focus will be on the Covid-19 national medical emergency. This is a quickly changing situation and we are following the guidance of the government and NHS.We encourage people to monitor the goverenment https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus and NHS https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ and Nottinghamshire Police news https://www.nottinghamshire.police.uk/news web sitesAs well as providing updates on our social media pages we will continue to update this page with the work we are doing.Update 2nd June 2020Throughout the period late April and the whole of May the Rushcliffe beat team have been actively patrolling as much of Rushcliffe as we can, using high visibility patrols.The process of Engaging, Explaining and Encouraging around the Covid-19 rules and advice has been followed by all of the beat officers, generally with positive results from Rushcliffe residents. The directions given by the health proffessionals and the government have been changing on a regular basis, meaning we have had to keep up to date with most recent advice.As the 'lockdown' has been lifted slightly this has caused us some problems as more and more people go back to work and engage socially, with one constant of keeping 2 metres from others where possible.Recently we have had some issues with a few hundred people attending Bridgefield park in West Bridgford, some of those people we are hearing have been obtaining alcohol from nearby bars and shops and then congregating on the grass area, causing some issues for nearby residents through noise, litter and some reports of people urinating against the residents hedgerows.Inspector Berry has been in contact with Rushcliffe Borough Council staff and the Nottinghamshire Police licensing officer, through partnership working and beat team staff directed to patrol the area we believed that we can improve the situation for all whilst ensuring the guidance is adhered to.On top of this work around Covid-19 we have also executed a number of drugs warrants in Rushcliffe; further details can be found on our social media pages Rushcliffe south and West Bridgford facebook pages, plus the Nottinghamshire Police web site news pages.Final update for the
April to July 2020 prioritiesIt has been a challenging few weeks as the Covid-19
restrictions have started to be lifted with people starting to emerge from the
lockdown and start meeting again in public places such as parks.In particular we saw a large number of people meeting in
Bridgford Park with alcohol either bought in the immediate locality or with
them. The aftermath was a problem for Rushcliffe Borough Council having to
clean up the litter that had been left and complaints from local residents
around noise and .We quickly worked with our partners to try and improve
this situation, which we did quite quickly.We visited the nearby licensed premises and reminded them of
the license conditions, RBC arranged for portable toilets to be brought to the
site, security staff were employed to monitor reduced access points and opening
times of the park were reduced. Local officers engaged with the public who
attended the site advising them around the government advice.More determined action was required at the playing field on
Adbolton Lane in lady bay where a dispersal order was authorised under
Anti-social behaviour legislation. This was following reports of alcohol
related ASB where large numbers of teenagers and young people congregating on
the park during the evening and night, setting fires, exploding gas canisters and playing loud music.In other parts of Rushcliffe, in the more rural villages, we
have also had issues with ASB during the evening and into the early hours,
primarily in Bingham, Keyworth and East Leake, but also in the smaller villages.
We have addressed this by high visibility patrols and also using unmarked
vehicles along with social media reports highlighting the problems and asking
parents to challenge their children about their whereabouts.Many reports and pictures on our social media pages show
patrols we have carried out across Rushcliffe.Operation Alaska patrols continued with some good results
from stop search where drugs were found a number of people. The vehicle of a
driver that failed to stop for Police was arrested and we have seized vehicles
that have not been road legal.We have been watching to see what the reaction would be
around football matches starting again behind closed doors. We did not know if
fans would congregate in groups near to the City Ground when Nottingham Forest were
playing. We had plans in place to deal with the situation if it occurred I am
pleased to say that so far fans have followed the advice and not congregated at
the ground or elsewhere, this will be an ongoing monitoring situation until all
of the games have been played.
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