The St. Ives and District Neighbourhood Problem Solving Team have recently commenced an anti-burglary campaign centred on Hemingford Grey. We are aware that for some time now this village has been targeted by burglars and despite the efforts of police and Neighbourhood Watch, residents have still been victims of crimes.
It is our intention to work with the Parish Council, local residents and businesses to target harden the village against criminality. So what do we mean by this?
- We would like to take a “whole village approach” where we all work together to make the village less desirable to criminals, and harder to commit crime.
- We would like to instigate lasting change in the village to reduce crime. The Police will not be successful in acting alone, we need every one to take part and help. To have a lasting and successful affect we need to ensure there are no gaps in our plan and everyone contributes to take steps to target harden our homes and businesses.
Please take the time to read the attached crime prevention plan below, we will be circulating a date for a public meeting where you can have your say and talk with us directly about crime prevention in the village.
We also ask you to keep your eyes and ears open and report any suspicious activity to the police dialling 101, or in an emergency 999.
Sgt Andy Street