Halifax

Covering : Halifax, Illingworth, Mixenden, Ovenden, Park, Skircoat, Warley and surrounding areas.

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Local Priorities

In Calderdale local partnership priorities are set at the six weekly Safer, Cleaner, Greener meeting. This meeting brings partners from Police, Fire, Health, Calderdale council and local councillors, together to tackle local issues. 

Each Safer Cleaner Greener area has a lead Police Sergeant and Police officer who leads on problem solving. They are supported by other officers, PCSO’s, Police staff and partnership resources. 

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You can find updates on local priorities on our news pages, Social media, via ward forums and on our quarterly newsletter.

 

Halifax NPT Inspector: James Graham


Halifax North - Priorities set 7 November 2021
Covering the wards of Illingworth & Mixenden, Ovenden and Pellon & Warley.

 

Lead Area Sergeant:  PS 849 Allgood
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 1025 Dilnot


Burglary initiative to provide crime prevention and target offenders

We will work in conjunction with others partners in a joint approach by targeting crime prevention advice to vulnerable properties - including partnership days of action in hotspot areas and by revisiting all victims of residential burglary and by providing crime prevention advice / awareness via social media and printed awareness campaign.

Road safety in and around schools 

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach by tackling and disrupting offenders (enforcement and S.59 (section 59 Police Reform Act) to be used where appropriate). High visibility speed enforcement work on identified streets were public complaints have been received and by supporting council colleagues around schools. Should you wish to report nuisance bikes / quad bikes / off roaders, you can report here

To tackle an increase in Fly tipping across the area

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach to tackle fly tipping by undertaking proactive patrols, targeted patrols to Old Lane, Moor End Road, Lentilfield Street, Sod House Green. Working with our partners in Housing, Ovenden Mixenden Initiative and our Neighbourhood Support officer to delivery of crime prevention advice.

The council will lead on this and Community Safety Wardens to enforce where suspects identified.  You can report fly tipping here

UPDATE

Burglary initiative to provide crime prevention and target offenders


All burglaries in the area are revisited by officers from the NPT and our crime prevention officers, on a daily basis, ensuring that  victims are aware of the lasts crime prevention tools and assisting with any investigation opportunities. 


We have been promoting  Easy Street,  the Force's new burglary home security advice campaign launched  August 2021 . 
The campaign has been developed to encourage members of the public to think about two things:
1. What makes it inviting for criminals to target certain properties and streets
2. The importance of reviewing their own home security
Social media messaging and videos will be circulated and we ask that you support this by posting and sharing on your social media accounts. The hash tag is #EasyStreet. 

Road safety in and around schools 

Calderdale NPT  have been continuing partnership work with Operation Hawmill road policing operation. Looking at the fatal four. 

There are currently two policing operations tackling ASB use of vehicles  Operation Hedgson tackling Antisocial use of vehicle namely motorbikes and quads.
Several people have been arrested and numerous vehicles have been seized. 
Since the launch of this operation and its advertisement on social media numerous members of the public have reported similar ASB use of vehicle 

Operation Hourlock looking at Thefts of and anti-social use of vehicles mainly in the Halifax North and East Area. 

Regular patrols and targeting of school parking issues and road safety at all the schools in the North and East area. In partnership with Calderdale council parking enforcement and Calderdale council Community safety wardens. 

To tackle an increase in Fly tipping across the area

Two reports have been made to West Yorkshire Police in relation to fly tipping/littering.  No identification of persons or vehicles involved was provided but the details of where the incidents had taken place were obtained and the information was passed to the council to deal. 
The council are the lead organisation on this, and the Community Safety Wardens carry out daily patrols tackling the issue and deal with enforce where suspects identified. 

 

Halifax Town Centre – Priorities set 7 October 2021
Covering Halifax Town Centre

Lead Area Sergeant:  PS 1418 Bingham
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 2044 Margison


Working in partnership to reduce violent crime within the night-time economy of Halifax.

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach to the deployment of resources across the Halifax Town Centre. We will conduct joint visits to licensed premises and ensure a visible uniformed presence in violent crime ‘hot spots’ as well as maximizing opportunities for crime prevention activity to keep people safe.

Working in partnership to reduce substance misuse within the town centre.

We will make best use of police stop and search powers during the night-time economy to get drugs out of the hands of offenders. Officers will proactively seek out intelligence around drug dealing taking place and take positive action. We will ensure in partnership enforcement around the public space protection order surrounding street drinking in Halifax confiscating and disposing of alcohol where appropriate. We will ensure that people misusing substances who we come across whilst on patrol are offered appropriate support through Liaison & Diversion. 

Ensuring that Halifax is presented in the best possible light to visitors. 

We will support our partners in Calderdale Council, The Piece Hall & The Woolshops by identifying areas of concern such as graffiti, litter or damage and ensure accurate reporting of the issues to those who can complete the necessary clean up and repairs.


  
Halifax Central set 7 October 2021
Covering the wards of Boothtown, Park, Siddal, Skircoat and Southowram

Lead Area Sergeant:  PS 849 Allgood/ APS 5707 Millar
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 2044 Margison and PC 1969 Clough


Covering the wards of Boothtown, Park, Siddal, Skircoat and Southowram

Speeding vehicles on Queens Road and the roads that branch off from it

We will utilise social media to educate the public about the speed limits in the area and to promote the work that we do with regard to enforcement. We will deploy Operation Hawmill into the areas of concern raised by members of our communities, working in partnership with partners we will monitor the speed of vehicles using speed indication device (SID) and take action when necessary.

Bonfire Night and Halloween Work

Working in partnership, we will undertake visual audits of the area, visit premises that sell fireworks to remind them of their obligations around the sale of fireworks, ensure the removal  any fly tipped waste, carry out partnership engagement work with local youths to prevent anti – social behaviour

Speeding vehicles on Savile Park Road, Haugh Shaw Road and Arden Road.

We will utilise social media to educate the public about the speed limits in the area and to promote the work that we do with regard to enforcement. We will deploy Operation Hawmill into the areas of concern raised by members of our communities, working in partnership with partners we will monitor the speed of vehicles using speed indication device (SID) and take action when necessary.
 

 

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Calderdale District Community Trigger
A process to help repeat victims of Anti-Social Behaviour in the Calderdale area.
Click here to read more about the Calderdale District Community Trigger.

Do you recognise
Theft non specific
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD2043
Make off without payment
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD2042
Assault
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD2034
Assault
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD2033

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