Wakefield North East

Covering : Airedale, Altofts, Castleford, Featherstone, Ferry Fryston, Glasshoughton, Knottingley, Normanton, Pontefract, Whitwood and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities

Wakefield North East NPT Inspector: D.Jones

Ward 9: Knottingley. Priorities set on 15th September 2021

Lead Area Sergeant: PS4620 Crisp
Lead Area Problem Solving Officers
Knottingley: PC 5974 Jones, PC1232 Pool
Warwick: PC526 Ragsdale, PC501 Houghton

•    Anti-social vehicle use and speeding at Hill Top and Stranglands Lane. We will increase patrols in the area and work with partner agencies alongside our Roads Policing Unit to tackle the issues of the Fatal 5 (Speeding, Drink/Drug Driving, Seatbelts, Standard of driving, Mobile Phone use).  We will increase speeding operations in this area, looking to take positive action against offenders. 

•    Anti-social Behaviour on the Warwick Estate. We are working closely Wakefield Council ASB Unit in line with ASB legislation. We will promote diversion activities and make early intervention referrals where appropriate.  We plan to deal with this issue by increasing high visibility patrols in the area. We will also use ASB Legislation if required to prevent the youths from returning to the location if warnings are not heeded.

Wards 12, 13: Pontefract. Priorities set on 15th September 2021

Lead Area Sergeant: PS4620 Crisp
Lead Area Problem Solving Officers: PC4320 Dale, PC1250 Hale

•    Pontefract Town Centre. We are committed to tackling youth ASB in the town centre by having a consistent policing footprint and a designated PCSO. We are working closely with Partner Agencies to tackle ASB and related offences such as vagrancy through both engagement and enforcement tactics. We plan to deal with this issue by increasing high visibility patrols in the area. We will also use ASB Legislation if required to prevent the youths from returning to the location if warnings are not heeded. We will focus in particular around ASB hot spots - Valley Gardens, Town Centre and Horsefair Flats. 

•    Anti-social Vehicle use and speeding around our main roads, Pontefract Road, Wakefield Road and East Hardwick. We will increase patrols in the area and work with partner agencies alongside our Roads Policing Unit to tackle the issues of the Fatal 5 (Speeding, Drink/Drug Driving, Seatbelts, Standard of driving, Mobile Phone use). We will carry out traffic calming measures and traffic operations with our local partners, taking positive action against offenders. 

Ward 2: Airedale & Ferry Fryston. Priorities set on 16th September 2021

Lead Area Sergeant: T/PS4499 Miller
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC841 Shaw

•    Anti-social vehicle use including off-road bikes and uninsured / untaxed vehicles.We will maintain community engagement to gather intelligence and have regular contact with local councillors, business owners, residents, community groups, Neighbourhood Watch Groups. Working in partnership with our Roads Policing Team and Off-Road Bike Team, we will respond to intelligence reports and increase high visibility patrols. We will maintain skills and continued professional development of officers to ensure they are equipped to tackle offences. We will execute days of action and enforceable speeding operations. Road safety inputs will be delivered to schools and local community groups.

•    Tackle and disrupt the supply, cultivation and possession of drugs in the area. We are committed to investigating and developing intelligence received in relation to drugs. Working with the community and taking action on reports and intelligence received. We will provide regular patrols in the area to act as a deterrent. You can help us by reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org

Ward 4: Castleford Central & Glasshoughton. Priorities set on 16th September 2021

Lead Area Sergeant: T/PS4499 Miller
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC599 Thimm

•    Street drinking – Public Space Protection Order is in place and will continue to be promoted within the community and enforced according to the legislation. We will continue to liaise with local shops and businesses with a view to identifying offenders. Working alongside local council Enforcement Officers, issuing tickets to those who breach the PSPO.  High visibility patrols will continue in this location, to act as a deterrent, provide reassurance and identify / deal with offenders accordingly.

•    Tackle and disrupt the supply, cultivation and possession of drugs in the area. We are committed to investigating and developing intelligence received in relation to drugs. Working with the community and taking action on reports and intelligence received. We will provide regular patrols in the area to act as a deterrent. You can help us by reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org

Ward 3: Altofts & Whitwood. Priorities set on 17th September 2021

Lead Area Sergeant: PS1188 Carter
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC6879 Miller

•    Anti-social behaviour and nuisance youths on Whitwood Common / Wood Lane and surrounding area. We will provide high visibility patrols in the area and proactively deal with any offences identified. Working in partnership with WMDC ASB Officers and our own Early Intervention Team, to identify individuals and encourage / prevent youths from returning to this area. 

•    Anti-social Vehicle use and speeding on the Whitwood Estate and Whitwood Lane towards Altofts. We will increase patrols in the area and run speeding operations at these locations, taking positive action against offenders. 

Ward 6: Featherstone. Priorities set on 17th September 2021

Lead Area Sergeant: PS1188 Carter
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC3789 Hayes

•    Anti-social behaviour in Purston Park and Station Lane. We will provide high visibility patrols in the area and proactively deal with any offences identified. Working in partnership with WMDC ASB Officers and our own Early Intervention Team, diverting young people away from criminality. 

Ward 10: Normanton. Priorities set on 17th September 2021

Lead Area Sergeant: PS1188 Carter
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC1218 Hallatt

•    Anti-social behaviour in Normanton Town Centre and Haw Hill Park. We will provide a high visibility presence in the area and proactively deal with any offences identified. Working in partnership with WMDC ASB Officers and our own Early Intervention Team, diverting young people away from criminality. 
 

 

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