Batley and Spen

Covering : Batley, Birkenshaw, Birstall, Cleckheaton, East Bierley, Gomersal, Heckmondwike, Liversedge and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities

Lead area Inspector on all priorities: Inspector 3482 Calpin

 

Ward Area: Batley West

Local Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 6140 Maloney

Local Priority Lead Problem Solving Officer: PC 2480 Stanley

 

Barden Close :Set January 2022

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths around Barden Close, particularly targeting Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour. We continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area and are working with housing to relocate disruptive tenants.  

Update February / March 2022

We continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area and work with our partner agencies to tackle the anti-social behaviour. 

Wilton Park : Set January 2022

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths around the Wilton Park area who are lighting fires to bins. We are conducting high visibility patrols in the area and working with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and local schools on education around fire safety. 

Update February / March 2022

We continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area and work in conjunction with partners to educate around fire safety.


All Batley West: Set July 2021

  • To target Anti-Social vehicle use and speeding at various locations across the Batley West ward area.

Update February / March 2022


We continue with our Operation Tireminster that is in place which involves conducting speed checks at various locations and we will continue to update our social media pages with results.


Ward Area: Heckmondwike

Local Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 6140 Maloney

Local Priority Lead Problem Solving Officer: PC 1587 Harrison

 

All Heckmondwike area: Set July 2021

  • To target Anti-Social vehicle use & speeding at various locations across the Heckmondwike ward area.

Update February / March 2022


We continue with Operation Tireminster in place which involves conducting speed checks at various locations across Heckmondwike.

Heckmondwike Town Centre : Set January 2022

To target anti-social behaviour and nuisance youths around the Town Centre causing issues to local businesses.

Update February / March 2022

We continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area and are working with CESO's (Kirklees Council) and youth services. 

Fairmoor Way: Set March 2022

To target nuisance residents, drug dealing and anti-social behaviour, we are working with housing and the anti-social behaviour team as well as bringing criminal charges against problem tenants. 

 

Ward Area: Cleckheaton

Local  Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 1917 Nicholls

Local Priority Lead Problem Solving Officer: PC 2495 Miller

 

Cleckheaton Town Centre  Set: October 2021

  • To target anti-social behaviour and nuisance youths in the town centre causing issues to local businesses.

Update February / March 2022

We continue with our high visibility patrols throughout the Cleckheaton area to deal with the anti-social behaviour and nuisance youths, several ASB interventions have been issued.  


All Cleckheaton area: Set July 2021

  • To target commercial burglary offences.

Update February / March 2022


We continue with our  Burglary Operation to help combat the travelling criminals who come from other areas using the roads network into our areas to commit Burglary offences.

By use of Roads Policing Officers and NPT Officers we have been actively looking for and stop checking vehicles and persons travelling into our area on evenings and nights. We will continue with this Operation, actively pursuing and targeting Burglary suspects. 

 


Ward Area: Batley East

Local Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 1917 Nicholls

Local Priority Lead Problem Solving Officer: PC 4953 Pringle

 

Warwick Road area: Set November 2021

  • To disrupt and engage with anti-social vehicle use / behaviour, drug misuse and environmental issues. Working with our partner agencies at Kirklees Council to resolve the issues highlighted to the local councillors.

Update February / March 2022

We continue with our regular high visibility patrols in the area. We are working closely with Kirklees Council to resolve any issues reported to the local councillors. We encourage residents to contact our 101 number to report any anti-social behaviour in the area.

Batley Town Centre: Set February 2022

  • To target anti-social off-road bike use in the Batley Town Centre area.

Update February / March 2022

We continue to patrol the areas and our Bike SPOC's regularly patrol the reported areas where nuisance bikes have been reported by members of the public.


Ward Area: Birstall, Birkenshaw and East Bierley

Local Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 2440 Hinchcliffe

Local Priority Problem Solving Officer :PC 1785 Hirst & PC 5143 Ashley 


Birstall, Birkenshaw and East Bierley area: Set July 2021

  • To target burglary dwelling offences.

Update February / March 2022

We continue with our burglary crime prevention campaign and will continue to patrol and provide high visibility in the area.

Centre 27 Retail Park: Set March 2022

  • To deal with repeat demands for anti-social behaviour and criminal damage. We will target nuisance youths to tackle this behaviour and recently three ASB interventions have been issued to local youths. 


Ward area: Liversedge

Local Priority lead Sergeant: PS 2440 Hinchcliffe

Local Priority Problem Solving Officers: PC 2064 Tennant & PC 1380 Armitage

 

Windy Bank Estate area: Set November 2021

  • Targeting the Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour within Windy Bank Estate.

Update February / March 2022

A local male has recently appeared in Court and received a custodial sentence of 4 years and 5 months for Burglary and various other offences. We will continue to patrol the area, work with our partner agencies in dealing with anti-social behaviour and any other offending.

 

Hill Top, Gomersal area: Set July 2021

  • To target Anti-Social Vehicle use & speeding around Hill Top, Gomersal.

Update February / March 2022

We will continue to conduct speeding operations in the area and educate drivers.

 

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Theft From Shop
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD4373
Theft From Shop
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD4370
Public Order
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD4369
Criminal Damage
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD4368