I have been in conversations with a number of local Police Officers about the recent spike in burglaries in particular, but crime in general in the area. Set out below is the most recent response from the police.

“North West Neighbourhood Policing Team have had a couple of positive arrests recently both of which have been charged and remanded for burglary offences in the area. Therefore, we should see a decrease of these offences in the area. In regards to the capture cars, West Yorkshire Police do deploy to areas which have increased in crime. These tactics are extremely successful in catching criminals. Police resources are stretched but are briefed and deployed to areas where crimes have been committed.”