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. 

You can suggest a local priority by:

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

 

Halifax NPT Inspector: Pam Quinn

 

Local Priorities 

Halifax North

Covering the wards of Illingworth & Mixenden, Ovenden and Pellon & Warley.

Lead Area Sergeant:  APS 5707 Millar
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 3655 Beckwith

Reduce youth drinking and anti social behaviour in parks and public spaces across the area.

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach to reduce youth drinking and anti social behaviour in parks and public spaces

To reduce speeding traffic and anti-social use of vehicles across the area

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach by tackling and disrupting offenders (enforcement and S.59 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, noting the road closures at Abby Park and Bradshaw. 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, OMI 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

 

Halifax Town Centre

Covering Halifax Town Centre

Lead Area Sergeant:  PS 422 Hanson
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 5707 Millar

Working in partnership to keep people safe - engage, explain, encourage and enforce the current COVID 19 legislation

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach to the deployment of resources across the Halifax Town Centre. We will aim  to provide clear promotion of the Government guidelines of which you can find out more information on www.gov.uk. We will be focusing on high footfall areas and dispersing inappropriate numbers of gathering people. Should you have further information on people breaching restrictions - report here

To reduce business and community burglary

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach by visiting premises and providing crime prevention advice. Provide high visibility joint patrols and by bringing offenders to justice through the Criminal Justice System utilising intelligence from the community.

To tackle homelessness and aggressive begging

We will work with partners and Street Reach to assist and support homelessness by undertaking a plain clothes, proactive approach to identifying persons of interest during daylight and night-time economy and by conducting high visibility patrols to provide reassurance and support to the public and homeless.

  

Halifax Central

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

Lead Area Sergeant:  PS 422 Hanson / PS 3669 Softley
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 5707  Millar

St Augustine’s Reports of continuing ASB, destruction of a community garden area.

We will provide high visibility patrols and we will engage with local young people and with Youth Services to seek assistance in providing provisions for young people in the area. we will work with crime prevention specialists and the local authority with regard to any defensive measures that can be put n place to protect the community garden.

Higgins Lane – Suspicious vehicles/drug taking

We will provide high visibility patrols and deal with any issues. We will work with our Community Safety Wardens  to boost patrols. We will speak with local residents and work with them regarding information about vehicles that are attending the area. We will continue to pursue those dealing in and producing drugs through the criminal justice system

Heath Crescent/Free School Lane - reports of continued drug dealing and speeding vehicles

We will continue to work with the community to identify those responsible for dealing drugs in order to put those people before the criminal justice system. 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 utilise the criminal justice system to deal robustly with those who put the lives of themselves and others at risk by irresponsible use of motor vehicles

 

How you can take action...

Report crime
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Join your local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
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Get involved or volunteer
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Compliment an officer, or make a complaint
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More information about West Yorkshire Police, policies and procedures
See the Publication Scheme section.

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.

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Theft
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Theft
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Public Order
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