Batley and Spen

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

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Local Priorities

Batley West

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths around the Manor Way area, particularly targeting Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour. 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.

To target Anti-Social Vehicle use, off road bikes & speeding around the Carlinghow area of, Batley. We will be increasing patrols in the area, working with land owners and Kirklees Housing to make access harder for bikes and utilising our off road bike team.

 

Heckmondwike

To target Anti-Social Vehicle use & speeding at various locations across the Heckmondwike ward area. We have Operation Tireminster in place which involves conducting speed checks at various locations across Heckmondwike.

Deal with on-going reports of persistent beggars around Morrison’s and Lidl car parks.  Work with the community developing and taking action on reports and intelligence received. If you have any information in relation to this issue please ring 101 or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org

 

Cleckheaton

To target anti-social off road bike use on the fields at the rear of Stone Street. We plan to deal with this issue through regular patrols, the seizure of nuisance vehicles and issuing of S.59 warnings.

We will be increasing patrols around the Mann Dam area where we have received reports of youths causing anti-social behaviour. Youths to be identified and dealt with through the ASB process.

 

Batley East

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths around the Howley Walk area, particularly targeting Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour. 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.

To target anti-social behaviour in the Soothill area. Working with our partners to identify those involved and deal with through the ASB process.

 

Birstall, Birkenshaw and East Bierley

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths at Fieldhead Estate and the surrounding areas, particularly targeting off road bikes and Anti-Social Behaviour. We plan to deal with this issue by increasing high visibility patrols in the area, utilising our off road bike team and working with partners in the anti-social behaviour team to deter future behaviour.

To target burglary dwelling offences. We will be increasing patrols in the area and conducting crime prevention work in the area. We will also use support from colleagues across other departments to assist us. Offences will be fully investigated by the dedicated Kirklees Burglary Team and, where evidence exists, Offenders will be arrested and interviewed and all evidence passed to the Crime Prosecution Service for a charging decision

 

Liversedge

Targeting the Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour within Windy Bank Estate. We plan to deal with this issue by increasing high visibility patrols in the area and working with Kirklees housing dealing with problem residents. A proactive operation has recently taken place where a number of males were arrested and released under investigation whilst enquiries continue.

To target Anti-Social Vehicle use & speeding around Hill Top, Gomersal. We will be conducting speed checks within the area.
 

 

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A process to help repeat victims of Anti-Social Behaviour in the Kirklees area.
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Attempt Theft
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD3407
Attempt Theft
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD3406
Serious Offence
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD3404
Serious Offence
Kirklees
Offence Date
Ref: KD3403