Covering : Allerton Bywater, Burmantofts, Cross Gates, Garforth, Gipton, Halton Moor, Harehills, Killingbeck, Kippax, Methley, Richmond Hill, Seacroft, Swarcliffe, Swillington, Temple Newsam, Whinmoor and surrounding areas.
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: June 2021
Targeted and proactive patrols will be conducted in areas highlighted as a concern from the public and partner agencies. We will monitor crime data, gather intelligence and conduct targeted disruption visits on known offenders.
We will liaise with internal policing units such as the Violence Reduction Unit and plan targeted operations and further knife sweeps alongside Operation Jemlock.
We will continue to support and work alongside Leeds City Council Youth Services and third sector organisations to deliver educational and preventative engagement sessions in the community and attend local schools to deliver knife crime awareness lessons.
We will work alongside partners to identify, engage and signpost those involved, along with taking legal action against those who commit crime or breach any orders issued.
We will ensure vulnerable adults are signposted accordingly to ensure the appropriate level of support is in place.
Targeted and proactive patrols will be conducted at the affected locations and planned operations will be completed with Partner Agencies.
We will be analysing data of calls received to identify repeat demand locations, conducting targeted patrols and planned operations involving the dedicated Off-Road Motorcycle Unit.
We will issue Section 59 Notices to individuals using Motorcycles in an anti-social manner and will seize vehicles persistently involved in such behaviour.
We will utilise key community contacts to reach out to new and emerging communities in the area, have localised tasking groups to address any emerging concerns and attend community and local groups to forge key relations.
We will also ensure those identified as being vulnerable in the community are signposted and referred to partner agencies so the appropriate levels of support are in place and they are safeguarded accordingly.
We will obtain and gather community intelligence to obtain and conduct drugs warrants and closure orders on properties involved in the supply of drugs.
We will engage, disperse and signpost those identified to be involved in street drinking in the locality and will work with partner agencies to proactively address long term issues in relation to anti-social behaviour that adversely effects the local communities we serve.
We will commit and deploy resources to the locations identified in particular on late shifts and weekends when the reported demand is higher. Where available and appropriate other resources will be brought into the area including Leeds City Council Anti-Social Behaviour Teams, Youth Services, Off Road Motorcycle Unit, Specials and Volunteers.
We will work alongside Leeds City Council Leedswatch department, to view and monitor any available footage with a view to identifying those involved in anti-social behaviour, criminality and the anti-social use of such vehicles.
In addition, we will gather information and work alongside our partner agencies to take action against any individuals identified as involved in such behaviour.
We will work alongside partner agencies and the hate crime coordinator to ensure the vulnerable and repeat victims of such crimes are protected and support is in place.
We will challenge attitudes and behaviour that foster hatred, ensuring that any identified offenders are dealt with accordingly.
In addition, we will work with engagement officers to deliver Hate Crime awareness lessons in local schools, to increase awareness and educate young people regarding the consequences and impact of such behaviour.
We will continue to conduct targeted patrols in the area and surrounding streets to address the increase in reports regarding anti-social behaviour, nuisance motorcycle demand and associated criminality in these areas.
We will work closely with the dedicated Off-Road Bike Motorcycle Unit to seek to identify those responsible for the anti-social use of such vehicles, ensuring Section 59 Notices are issued to individuals using Motorcycles in an anti-social manner and will seize vehicles persistently involved in such behaviour.
In addition, we will monitor demand and arrange targeted operational days in the community with a view to reducing demand. We will strive to keep our local communities updated regarding the actions we have taken to address the concerns raised.
We will continue to conduct targeted patrols in the area and surrounding streets to address the increase in reports regarding youth anti-social behaviour and associated criminality.
We will engage with local businesses and gather any available CCTV footage, which may assist in identifying those involved in such behaviour or criminal activity.
Liaising and working alongside our partner agencies, we will signpost young people into available provisions via Leeds City Council Youth Services and will seek to take action against those repeatedly cause anti-social behaviour in the locality.
Targeted high visibility patrols will be conducted in the affected locations during peak times identified from call demand analysis and information provided by local residents. In addition to this we will work closely with the Leeds City Council Anti-Social Behaviour Team to respond to any repeat youths identified.
We will continue to support Leeds City Council Youth Services who will be providing provisions in the areas identified, by diverting and signposting local youths into planned activities and provisions available.
We will aim to inform, engage and provide advice in order for young people to make the correct choices along with signposting and referring young people who need further support.
We will continue to arrange planned operations in line with Fatal4 to address speeding and driving offences in the Communities we serve along with utilising Speed Indication Devices in the area and will take action accordingly.
In addition to this we will work closely with Leeds City Council Parking Services to address repeat incidents and reports of local parking issues and obstructions. Penalty Notices will be issued for anyone found to be causing an obstruction and parking on a pavement.
We will be increasing patrols in the area, we will utilise Speed Indication Devices and issue Penalty Notices to vehicles found to be causing an obstruction.
We will also request the presence of the Off-Road Motorcycle Unit in areas repeatedly affected by nuisance motorcycles, in order to address the reports received and identify persistent offenders.
In addition we will conduct planned Policing Operations alongside the Off Road Motorcycle Unit to disrupt those involved in the anti-social use of such vehicles, whilst addressing any associated criminality.
We will conduct targeted patrols at the location during the peak times of reported issues and from information obtained from local businesses in the area.
We will aim to identify youths involved and work with partner agencies including Leeds City Council Youth Services to divert youths involved in such behaviour into local provisions.
In addition to this any youths identified as repeatedly causing anti-social behaviour will be referred into Leeds City Council Anti-Social Behaviour Team for appropriate action to be taken.
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Date: Friday 30th April 2021
Time: 19:00 – 20:00 hours
Location: Online Microsoft Teams Meeting
On Friday 30th April 2021 Sergeant Winster will host a Police and Communities Together (PACT) Meeting on Microsoft Teams.
The meeting will be held for members of the public residing in the Gipton and Harehills area of Leeds.