Monday 29th January, 2018
Weekly Brighton and Hove update.
Good morning Brighton and Hove,
Welcome to our weekly update, we hope you find the information useful. We will break them down into districts within the division;-
Central Brighton which includes the town centre, Kemptown and Seven Dials.
Hove, from the Peace statue on the seafront to Portslade.
East Brighton, which includes all of the Deans, Whitehawk, Patcham, Preston Park.
To find out which area you are in please go to the Sussex Police website via this link: https://sussex.police.uk/brighton-and-hove/
The police set the following priorities based on reports received from the public, businesses and partner agencies (like the city council).
Priorities may be carried over through several weeks due to their complexities, to allow us to continue tackling issues of high importance. Please read through to learn about new or revised priorities or the latest updates to existing priorities.
City Centre and London Road
Youth Anti-social behaviour (ASB). We are working with partner agencies to safeguard children and identify those responsible. We continue to patrol the area on a daily basis and welcome any reports from the community via 101 or anonymously via crime stoppers https://crimestoppers-uk.org/. You may see some tweets from the area. (@BtonHovePolice)
Drug dealing and usage. We are continuing with patrols in the area to tackle this issue. Recently a community meeting was held attended by police, local councillors and drug and alcohol support groups and it was decided police would continue with patrols, the drug and alcohol support groups will spend time in the park to educate drug users and explain the impact of their behaviour on the community
Homeless in doorways. Patrols are continuing throughout the City and we are working alongside partner agencies to tackle the issue. If you have any concerns around this please report to police via 101. Make Change Count is a scheme backed by partner agencies including the police. Instead of giving money to the Homeless on the street give to Make Change Count which helps support them, here’s the link that gives more information http://just.ly/makechangecount17
Youth Anti-social behaviour (ASB). We are working with partner agencies to identify those responsible. Recently a community meeting was held attended by police, local residents, councillors and youth services to discuss ways to tackle the issue. We are continuing with regular patrols of the area to prevent youth disorder and ASB and welcome any reports from the community via 101 or anonymously via crime stoppers https://crimestoppers-uk.org/. You may see some tweets from the area. (@BtonHovePolice)
Moulsecoomb and Bevendean
Theft of motorbikes and anti-social riding in the area. We are continuing work in the area to tackle the issue. We welcome any reports from the community via 101 or anonymously via crime stoppers https://crimestoppers-uk.org/. You may see some tweets from the area. (@BtonHovePolice)
Theft of tools from vans. Following recent reports of vehicle crime on East Brighton we are talking to residents to try and identify those responsible and have increased patrols in the area. Please be extra vigilant and report any suspicious activity at the time.
Police have launched an operation to tackle a rising number of moped and motorbike thefts in East Brighton.
Prevention officers are running Operation Handlebars in a bid to identify and catch the suspects and are appealing to businesses and residents in East Brighton to come forward with any information they may have.
Read more here:https://sussex.police.uk/news/police-launch-operation-to-tackle-motorcycle-thefts-in-east-brighton/
We hope you find this useful and please share with friends, family and neighbours.
Prevention Support Team.
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