Category: Policing

  • REDUCING DOMESTIC BURGLARY IN LEEDS

    At the Council’s Executive Board in April a report was received on results to date of work started in September 2011 to reduce burglary in the city.  The Board heard that since the additional, approved funding was awarded a Taskforce has been established to bring all of the different agencies together e.g. Police, Probation Service,…

  • NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH COORDINATORS MEETING

    The first meeting of the Cookridge & Adel Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators took place at the end of  January in the Adel Memorial Hall. It was well attended and although I chaired the meeting the Police and the Coordinators will be setting the agendas for the future meetings. All information to coordinators will come through the…

  • NEW NUMBER FOR THE POLICE FOR NON-EMERGENCIES

    I have been advised of a new number for non emergencies for the Police, which is 101. However, 999 should still be used in emergencies. I have been given the following information about 101 by the Police, as follows: When should I call 101 ? To report less urgent incidents and for general police enquiries,…

  • ANNUAL COMMUNITY SAFETY REPORT

    At the Outer North West Area Committee we received the Annual Community Safety Report, and the highlights which may be of interest to you are:  1. Off Road Bikes. The Area Committee contributes £1,500 per annum towards the running costs of two vehicles. The Bikes are deployed across the Division to patrol greenspaces or to…

  • LOCAL NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH SCHEMES

    As a result of a recent update I sent out on Policing issues I received a reply from a local resident who pointed out the following to me: “The new NHW site www.ourwatch.org.uk is welcome but appears to indicate a low level of local Neighbourhood Watch schemes –  A serious prompt for the promotion of these…

  • Community Safety Report

    Recently I was advised of the following activity in respect of the annual Community Safety Report issued to the Councillors in the Outer North West area. The specific highlights in respect of the Adel & Wharfedale Ward are as follows:  Off Road Motor Cycles The deployment and cost of these vehicles is shared equally amongst…