Have Your Say Meetings This is your chance to speak to your local officers and raise any issues that you have. Details:Westvale At: Millview Residential Home, North Park Road When: Tuesday 9th September 2014, 1100 hours to 1200 hours Southdene At: Ribblers Court When: Wednesday 10th September 2014, 1600 hours to 1700 hours Field Lane At: Buckels Nursery When: Friday 5th September 2014, 1500 hours to 1600 hours Inspector Kevin Chatterton Sergeants Julian Hanley & Claire Worthington Constables Martin Seasman, Gary Kilshaw, Andy Foster, Marc Lancaster and Claire Worthington Police Community Support and Traffic Officers (PCS&TOs); Southdene & Field Lane John Crossland, Lisa Wonderley, Rory McNamara, Lauren MacKenzie, Len Friday Westvale – Paul Black, Hazel Dearden, Louise Fessey Kirkby Town Centre Louise Fessey and Andy McCarthy 101 Non-emergency Use this number if you need the Police for an incident that is not an emergency or to contact your neighbourhood team. Remember – if you need to speak to a Police Officer in person, Kirkby Police Station is open Monday-Saturday 8am 10pm, Sunday – closed. 0800 555 111 Crimestoppers If you have information about a crime, call Crimestoppers anonymously. Crimestoppers is a charity independent to the Police. The Address: Inspector Kevin Chatterton South Kirkby July – October 2014 Welcome to the second edition of the South Kirkby area newsletter for 2014. Kirkby Neighbourhood has become the first in Knowlsey to join Twitter. This is a great opportunity for the team to publish items of interest in the form of arrests, traffic enforcement and general good news. In addition this format allows for instant warnings and advice to the people of Kirkby who ‘follow’ the site. This could be reminding people to secure their homes and property to any policing incident that may cause disruption. Twitter also gives the residents of Kirkby access to their policing team; followers can comment on tweets and also share and tweet the team itself. Kirkby Police Station, Please note that the format is not to be used to report crimes and incidents that should be directed to (according to urgency) 101 / 999. St Chads Drive, Kirkby, L32 8RF Follow your local police on @MerPolKirkby This newsletter can be provided in large print, different languages or in Braille. Please contact your local Inspector on 101 for further details. Criminal Damage The first six months of this year has seen 59 fewer incidents compared to the same period last year These are the priorities you told us that we should be tackling with our partners and the local community. behavior contracts, arrests and evidence collection for ASBO’s has been taken. Southdene You said:Anti Social Behaviour Broad Lane Shops and the misuse of scrambler motorcycles. We did:Officers have been patrolling the area in uniform and in plain clothes. They have been on foot, in vehicles, bicycles and on police off-road vehicles. This has led to the seizure of vehicles, the arrest and charge of several offenders. Due to concerns from residents, business owners and following on from consultation with our partners we will be seeking a Section 30 Dispersal Order for two tight areas along Broad Lane. Westvale You said:Anti-Social Behaviour around the shops at Richard Hesketh Drive and the railway foot bridge running off Glovers Brow. We did:Officers have provided a targeted presence, regularly walking along both areas of concern. This has led to the identification of the ring leaders and main perpetrators of ASB. The details have been shared amongst our partner agencies and several courses of action; be it warnings, acceptable Field Lane You said:Anti-Social Behaviour around the shops in Copplehouse Lane We did:Officers have proactively targeted the area during peak times of ASB. This presence, combined with CCTV evidence has led to the identification of 4 ring leaders and main culprits. The four male youths have been visited and formally given Harassment Warnings. Op Brookdale is in place to address the misuse of off road bikes and this is our main priority for ASB in Kirkby. This operation was run throughout the force in July but has now been extended to run throughout August within Knowsley. To date we have seized nearly 20 scrambler motorcycles and offroad vehicles within Kirkby. Call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 or 101 with any information. Thank you. Kevin Chartlon, 48 years from Kirkby was convicted in July for the harassment of a town centre employee. He was sentenced to 16 weeks imprisonment. This follows on from his conviction in April for the harassment of a further two town centre employees. A warrant was executed by the neighbourhood team at an address in Morston Crescent, Kirkby. During the search 100 cannabis plants were discovered and an adult male from the Anfield area arrested. This cannabis production had a regular yield of up to £85,000 and it has now been closed down. The arrested male had his Jaguar motor vehicle seized and will not face the criminal justice process. Message to all persons who visit Kirkby Town Centre by car:The illegal and inconsiderate parking within and around the town centre by the minority of drivers is now facing a clamp down. Please park lawfully or you will be issued with a fine and in some cases your vehicle will be removed; drastically increasing the cost of any shopping. Burglary There are a number of things you can do to keep your home safe:• Lock your windows and doors when you go out or to bed • Make sure you lock your UPVC doors properly if you have one – remember to lift the handle, turn the key and remove it • Use your house alarm if you’ve got one. Light timer switches are a good idea too • Keep your valuables out of sight, away from your doors and windows, e.g. keys, tablets, lap tops, wallets / purse • Lock sheds and garages if you have one Police Community Contact Points PCS&TO’s will be holding Community Contact Points at the below date, times and locations:• 6th Aug, 1600hrs – 1700hrs at Old Farm Shops • 18th Aug, 1200hrs – 1300hrs at Broad Lane Shops • 16th Sept, 1700hrs – 1800hrs at Kirkby Leisure Centre Please come along and speak to your local PCS&TO about any local issues you have.
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