Local Policing Survey and Draft Police and Crime Plan 2017-2020

Charles Kitchin (Police, Director of Public Engagement and Communications, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Cambridgeshire)

Many thanks to those of you who have completed my survey regarding local Policing, your responses have helped me to understand what matters to you in terms of keeping your communities safe.
If you have neCops logoot had the opportunity to complete the survey, there is still time and you can find the survey by clicking on the link below. The link will also take you to the draft Police and Crime Plan which you can read through and make comments if you wish.
Click here to complete the survey
Thank you
Jason Ablewhite, Police and Crime Commissioner

 

Knife Amnesty

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Julie Hajredini (Police, PCSO, South Cambridgeshire – Sawston)

From October 17 knives can be deposited at local Police Stations without fear of prosecution as part of a week-long amnesty.

The stations will be Cambourne, Histon and Sawston.eCops logo
This also includes kitchen knifes for a safer disposal  if no longer needed.

If you know someone who carries a knife, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.
You could save a life.

National Cyber Crime Survey

This is a message sent via eCops. This information has been sent on behalf of Action Fraud (National Fraud Intelligence Bureau)

The City of London Police, in partnership with Get Safe Online, has put together a National Cyber Crime Survey. Its purpose is to learn about people’s awareness of online safety and experiences of cybercrime, with a view to improve our knowledge and understanding and to help provide a better response to victims. The results will help police forces gain a better idea of the challenges they are facing. If you have a spare 15 minutes, we would be grateful if you could complete a short questionnaire. The link can be found here:https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CybercrimeSurvey2016 .

Local Crime

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Lindsay Gardiner (Police, PCSO, South Cambridgeshire – Cambourne)

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02/10/2016 – 03/10/2016  19:00 – 17:15
Fountain Lane, Haslingfield
Shed break, nothing taken.

If you saw anything suspicious please contact the police on 101 and report it. Thank you.

Do you know the difference between driving at 20mph and 30mph?

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Emma Long (Police, Comms officer, Corp Comms)

eCops logoStopping distances, consequences of hitting a child and fuel consumption are a few things covered in the quiz to test your knowledge of the difference between driving at 20mph and 30mph. The quiz, has been created as part of a month-long THINK! speed campaign educating motorists of the consequences of speeding.
We are encouraging motorists to take part in the short quiz to test your knowledge of the difference between driving at 20mph and 30mph. The quiz can be found here: https://www.qzzr.com/c/quiz/248588/know-the-difference-cambridgeshire
If you kill someone while speeding, you will have to live with the long-term emotional consequences. Remember that speed limits are there for a reason. Traffic Sergeant Ian Manley

Suspicious activity in a local village

Lindsay Gardiner (Police, PCSO, South Cambridgeshire – Cambourne)

eCops logoWe have recently had reports of suspicious activity in a local village involving people going door to door offering to clean windows and carry out general maintenance to properties. We recommend that you research online before saying yes to their services, ask for a card/ leaflet with their details and obtain a written quote.

Local Crime – Remain vigilant

Whilst there have been no specific reports received from the police of crimes relating to Haslingfield, there are surrounding villages where the police have reported crimes relating to burglary or shed break-ins, vehicle thefts or thefts from vehicles.  The police encourage everyone to take a few extra seconds to check that their vehicle or home is secure before leaving it and removing any items of value from view.

The police are encouraging residents to do the “Bad Wolf Test” which is a security quiz aimed at homes in South Cambs. Stay safe and take the bad wolf test = www.tinyurl.com/Bad-Wolf-Test

Remain vigilant. If you see anything suspicious, or, anyone behaving suspiciously please report this to the police on telephone number 101

Haslingfield Crime Prevention Event

eCops logoPlease come along to the Haslingfield Crime Prevention Event.

 Tuesday 24 May 10:30 – 12:00 Haslingfield Village Hall

Find out more about home security and simple crime prevention measures.
Attendees include local PCSO Alex Giltinane, Rachel Carr Crime Reduction Officer, John Fuller Neighbourhood Watch Executive Group, and Teresa Harrold NHW  village co-ordinator.
Come along to find out more about how you can protect your property and reduce crime.

Haslingfield Crime Prevention – What you need to know!

 

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Please come along and meet Teresa Harrold, Village NHW Co-ordinator, some of our Street Co-ordinators and our speakers. Hear from our speakers how we can protect Haslingfield our community, our property and ourselves from crime.

There will be the opportunity to purchase SmartWater property coding kits for a reduced price of £10, plus shed and window alarms at cost price.

Offender(s) have broken a statue in All Saints Church

eCops logoCriminal damage occurred between the 10/04 and 24/04 whereby unknown offender(s) have broken a statue in All Saints Church in Haslingfield, CF01067640416
If you have any information that may help Police with this investigation please call 101 and quote the reference number above,
Or if you wish to remain anonymous please call crime stoppers on 0800 555 111

See Cambridge Evening News Article

Vandalism at the Parish Church

image001One of the kneeling figures in the Wendy monument in the south east corner of the Chancel of Haslingfield Church has been badly damaged and part of it removed. It is not known when the damage occurred but if anyone saw anything suspicious looking back over the last few days, please let one of the Churchwardens, or Harold Hopkins know; or use ‘Comments’ below.
Click the picture to see the damage.