Local policing priorities for Barnsley Central

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

Priority

Groups of cars meeting on an evening, revving engines, driving anti-socially and causing a nuisance and danger to road users,
Target action to enforce traffic laws and deal robustly with drivers who commit offences. Hi-vis patrols at key times to prevent incidents before they occur.

Issued 26 July, 2018

Priority

Town NPT and Tasking teams to continue to tackle drug use and disrupt its supply in the town centre. Two dedicated operations continue to be run to address this.
Pro-active use of stop search and known offenders to be targeted for further enforcement action.

Issued 26 July, 2018

Priority

**Agreed to maintain previous priority**Drug supply/use and the associated ASB and criminal offences within the town and surrounding streets.

Issued 28 June, 2018

Action taken

Target work by the Town Team with the assistance of the District Tasking Team has seen a significant number of arrests for Possession with intent to Supply offences. Proactive stop search actions are ongoing to continue to disrupt the issue with drugs in the key areas,

Actioned 26 July, 2018

Priority

Drug supply/use and the associated ASB and criminal offences within the town and surrounding streets.

Issued 31 May, 2018

Action taken

2 specific policing operations taking place. Town centre staff are being supported by the district tasking team. Multiple arrests for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs as well as for possessing knives and offensive weapons.

Actioned 28 June, 2018

Priority

Anti - social behaviour due to increased use of drugs, namely Spice which is a class B drug.
Large amounts of complaints in relation to the use of the drugs in and around the town centre. Complaints about users passing out in town and ambulances are frequently being called. Members of the public are witnessing individuals openly dealing in town. People are fearful of coming into town as they see it as a very intimidating place to be.

Issued 26 April, 2018

Action taken

Proactive use of stop search and prosecutions for possession. Offenders and drug abusers targeted with PSPO dispersal powers.

Actioned 26 May, 2018

Priority

Anti Social Behaviour at Barnsley Interchange
Core group of nominals identified

Issued 13 March, 2018

Action taken

Increased high visibility foot patrols
Deal robustly with any criminal offences.
Deal with any breach of Youth Rehabilitation Orders that nominals are subject of.
Liaise closely with staff at the interchange.

Actioned 13 March, 2018

Priority

Issues with youth nuisance, intimidating other members of the public passing through the Interchange.

Issued 22 February, 2018

Action taken

6 key offenders identified and all have been charged with multiple offences. Bail conditions were obtained to ensure they do not offend prior to their court appearances in May, June and July. The offenders are all youths and as such we are prevented from naming them but the court result and any sentence will be circulated.

Actioned 20 March, 2018

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