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 1162 Newton / PC 3655 Beckwith

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 Halifax North. 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, paying special attention to local parks and beauty spots (Ogden Water) and dispersing inappropriate numbers of gathering people. Should you have further information on people breaching restrictions - report here

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

Drug Dealing - Heath Crescent/Free School Lane and surrounding streets.

We will target this by working with the community to target those involved in the supply of drugs and working with our partners seek long term solutions. We will also ensure referrals are in place to help those with substance misuse problems.

Drug Dealing and Drug Use - Clare Road/Union Street

We will target this by ensuring engagement with drugs users by partner services and we will undertake targeted enforcement operations working with the community and conduct high visibility patrols with our partners.

Reducing disorder and crime in Halifax West

We will work in conjunction with partners in a joint approach to the deployment of resources throughout Halifax Central. Our dedicated "Precision Team" will investigate OCG nominals involved in disorder. We will carry out high visibility patrols utilizing district resources, Operation Support, Road Policing Unit Operations to support disruption work  and work with partner agencies and KINS (Key Individual Networks) for 2 way communication with the community.

 

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.

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Join your local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
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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.

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
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD1653
Theft
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD1652
Theft From Shop
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD1651
Public Order
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD1650

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