Local policing priorities for Barnsley Town Centre Team

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


Targeted enforcement work on 4 identified people who regularly commit shoplifting offences within the town centre.

Issued 25 April, 2019

Action taken

Inspector Julie Mitchell will compile a new Community Impact Statement to reflect the views of the business community. This statement will be included on all shoplifting/PSPO-related crimes and will lend weight to sentencing considerations. Attendees at the Security Group meeting agreed to send quotes which will be included in this statement.
Town Centre team officers will focus their attention on the 4 identified individuals, and put together an action plan in relation to each one in order to disrupt and prevent their offending behaviour.

Actioned 25 April, 2019

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