Local policing priorities for Barnsley Central

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


Drug Use and Supply in Barnsley Town Centre. A public survey carried out this Summer indicated that the biggest concern to the public was drug-related activity and associated anti-social behaviour in Barnsley Town Centre.

Issued 25 October, 2018

Action taken

The Town Centre policing team is working closely with partners to address this issue. In September, the team stop/searched 30 people (26 of which were for drugs), made 12 arrests and submitted 16 files for court action. This proactive work will continue, targeting the most prolific offenders.

Actioned 25 October, 2018

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