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 5235 Graham

 

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 3635 Beckwith

Burglary initiative to provide crime prevention and target offenders

We will work in conjunction with others partners in a joint approach by targeting crime prevention advice to vulnerable properties - including partnership days of action in hotspot areas and by revisiting all victims of residential burglary and by providing crime prevention advice / awareness via social media and printed awareness campaign.

Road safety in and around schools 

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. 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 1418 Bingham
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 2044 Margison

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 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:  APS 5707 Millar/ PS 3669 Softley
Lead area Problem solving officer: PC 2044 Margison and PC 1969 Clough

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

We will conduct partnership licence checks across the borough with staff from Calderdale council licensing. Engage with communities, joint COVID hub tasking with key partners and taking a 4 E's approach to enforcement (Education, Engagement, Encouragement and Enforcement).

Heath Crescent/Free School Lane - reports of continued drug dealing.

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.

To tackle an increase in fly tipping in and around waste processing site, Turner Greens, Farrar Mill Lane

We will work in conjunction with other partners in a joint approach by tackling and disrupting offenders and cundertake  enforcement where possible.

 

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
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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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Criminal Damage
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD1842
Theft From Shop
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD1841
Public Order
Halifax
Offence Date
Ref: CD1840
Theft From Shop
Calderdale
Offence Date
Ref: CD1833

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