Wakefield East and South East

Covering : Ackworth, Hemsworth, Knottingley, North Elmsall, Pontefract, South Elmsall, South Kirkby, Upton and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities

To work closely with partner agencies to address the issues of Anti Social Behaviour and crime in the following areas:-


  1. Youth related ASB utilising partner agencies and ASB legislation.

  2. HGV's breaching weight restrictions at Argyll Road and Warren Avenue.

  3. Working in partnership to tackle environmental crime.


Valley Gardens - Pontefract - Anti Social Behaviour.
This area is on your local officers patrols plan, recent patrols have not seen any great issues. However with the hot summer months upon us, we are mindful that the park could attract some ASB. We will continue patrols and take positive action if ASB is witnessed or reported to us.

South East

  1. ASB - Tesco Hemsworth.
  2. ASB - Bell Lane Ackworth.
  3. ASB - Asda South Elmsall.
  4. Shoplifting - Hemsworth and South Kirkby.
  5. Road Safety - All South East areas.


How you can take action...

Report crime
Use the online reporting methods here, or there is more detailed information about reporting crime, and contacting police, on the Contact us page.

Contact your Neighbourhood Policing Team
Click here to view your local NPT contacts

West Yorkshire Community Alert
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Join your local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
Neighbourhood Watch is the largest voluntary crime prevention group in the country with over 10 million members. Full details are available in the Neighbourhood Watch section.

Get involved or volunteer
Get involved, volunteer or contact your local team on the contact numbers to see what you can do to help. See more details about Police Volunteers in the recruitment section.

Compliment an officer, or make a complaint
Either contact your local police station or use the online compliment / complaint forms

More information about West Yorkshire Police, policies and procedures
See the Publication Scheme section.

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

Do you recognise
Offence Date
Ref: WD2124
Theft From Shop
Offence Date
Ref: WD2122