Leeds South

Covering : Beeston, Belle Isle, Churwell, Cottingley, Drighlington, East Ardsley, Gildersome, Holbeck, Hunslet, Middleton Park, Morley, Robin Hood, Rothwell, Tingley, West Ardsley, Woodlesford and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities


Ward Area Beeston and Holbeck Ward

To act on community intelligence to tackle and disrupt the illegal supply of drugs in the Beeston and Holbeck area. We will be increasing high visibility patrols in the area and using a number of different tactics to disrupt the drugs supply including executing warrants where we have intelligence. You can help us by reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org
 

To continue to work in partnership to deliver the strategic objectives of the Managed Approach. Our dedicated Managed Approach Officers will conduct intelligence led, high visibility patrols in the Managed Approach and surrounding areas and will respond to community concerns that are raised through our dedicated Managed Approach phone number.

 

Ward Area - Hunslet and Riverside

To act on community intelligence to tackle and disrupt the illegal supply of drugs in the Hunslet and Riverside area. We will be increasing high visibility patrols in the area and using a number of different tactics to disrupt the drugs supply including executing warrants where we have intelligence. You can help us by reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org

To tackle the issue of anti-social behaviour and begging on Dewsbury Road and Tunstall Road.  We will conduct high visibility patrols and will take positive action where offences are identified.  We will work in partnership with Leeds Anti Social Behaviour team to put long term strategies in place to deal with persistent offenders

 

Ward Area – Middleton

To tackle anti-social behaviour in the New Forest Village.  We will conduct high visibility patrols and take and positive action where offences are identified.  We will utilise ASB legislation where necessary and will work in partnership with Leeds Anti Social Behaviour Team to deal with persistent perpetrators. 

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths in and around the Acre Road area, including Middleton Skate Park, particularly targeting those engaged in Anti-Social Behaviour. We will continue to deal with this issue by conducting 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.

 

Ward Area – Morley North

To target Anti-Social Vehicle use, speeding in and around Victoria Road, Ingle Avenue and Magpie Lane Morley. We will be increasing patrols in the areas, deploying our pro Laser speed gun and issuing penalty notices or official warnings under s.59 of  The Police Reform Act  will be given.
 

Street Drug dealing at Victoria Road and surrounding streets at Morley.  We will deal with what we find overtly, however, we will deploy other tactics which we choose to protect so as to help them remain effective.  Where we have the evidence, arrest would always be the preferred way of dealing with the suspects and this is often likely to lead to protracted enquiries, often lasting months due the complexity of the cases.  We will act on good quality, timely and reliable information that the community pass to us to the best of our ability and in accordance with Law. So please do keep us informed by either making direct contact with Morley NPT or if you prefer, anonymously to Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.
 

To tackle Speeding at White Hall Road, King Street and Wakefield Road, Drighlington.  We will be increasing patrols in the areas, deploying our pro Laser speed gun and issuing penalty notices or official warnings under s.59 of The Police Reform Act  will be given.

 

Ward Area – Morley South

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths, particularly targeting those engaged in Anti-Social Behaviour. We will deal with this issue by conducting high visibility patrols. We will use Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation, such as dispersal orders if proportionate and necessary to prevent the youths from returning if warnings are not heeded.

To act on community intelligence to tackle and disrupt theft from shops and other retail crime in Morley town centre area. We will therefore ensure high visibility patrols are conducted and utilise all different tactics available to disrupt and prosecute those involved in this criminal activity.

We will continue to provide Crime Prevention advice to the community.

You can help us by following our crime prevention guidance and reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or
www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

 

Ward Area – East Ardsley and Robin Hood

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths and Anti-Social Behaviour in and around the Tingley area, with particular attention to the Eastleigh and Fairleigh estate of Tingley.  Community intelligence has highlighted hotspots of the playground at the junction of Old Hall Road and Smithy Lane, as well as around Tesco’s on Westerton Road. We will deal with this issue by conducting 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.  There is also potential drug dealing / use taking place as part of youths gathering.  We will develop community intelligence to obtain a more comprehensive picture as well as potential for proactive plain clothes patrols to target those involved. 

To target and take appropriate action against anti-social use of vehicles in and around the area paying particular attention to specific roads highlighted by community intelligence.  We will conduct regular traffic operations including the use of speed measuring equipment to provide road safety advice and prosecute offenders using Road Traffic legislation and, if appropriate, consider the use of Section 59 Police Reform Act warnings and seizures for the more deliberate and serious offences.

 

Ward Area – Rothwell

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths in and around the Orchard Way area of Rothwell and the ginnels off, particularly targeting those engaged with Anti-Social Behaviour and potential drug dealing / use.  We will deal with this issue by conducting high visibility patrols in the area.  We will use Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation, such as dispersal orders if proportionate and necessary to prevent the youths from returning if warnings are not heeded.


To monitor additional footfall and vehicle use as schools return following Covid-19.  We will assist with local schools to promote road safety both for pedestrians and motorists including appropriate speed and obstruction offences.  We will provide advice where appropriate and enforcement where necessary under the Road Traffic Legislation

To target and take appropriate action against anti-social use of vehicles in and around the area paying particular attention to specific roads highlighted by community intelligence.  We will conduct regular traffic operations including the use of speed measuring equipment to provide road safety advice and prosecute offenders using Roads Traffic legislation and, if appropriate, consider the use of Section 59 Police Reform Act warnings and seizures for the more deliberate and serious offences.

 

 

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