Belper Town

Belper TownSafer Neighbourhood Team

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Address:
Ripley Police Station, Wyatt's Way, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3SU
Non-emergency number:
101
This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Belper Town. It belongs to the Amber Valley Local Policing Unit.Belper is a small, attractive market town within the Amber Valley Borough Council area and is situated eight miles north of Derby. The River Derwent and A6 trunk road run along the western edge of the town. The railway makes an interesting feature in the town centre as its bridges were built by George Stevenson.

Team Members

Jeannette Gardner
Member

PC 14271 Jeannette Gardner

Wendy Wright
Member

PC 2712 Wendy Wright

John Hardy
Member

PCSO 4628 John Hardy

Scott Hunt
Member

PCSO 12715 Scott Hunt

Liam Darby
Member

PCSO 12814 Liam Darby

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Burglars break into Belper home

Burglars break into Belper home

Date:
5th April 2018
Two arrested after hot tub blaze

Two arrested after hot tub blaze

Date:
21st November 2017

These priorities were set by your team following community feedback. Contact your team in person, by phone or online to let them know your priorities.

Your current priorities for this neighbourhood

Priority

Thefts from stores in Belper Town Centre

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 16/12/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased patrols in the area to help deter shop thefts.
  • Work with local shops and advise on increased security measures such as CCTV and alarms.
  • Positive action taken against anyone found to be stealing from stores.
Priority

Anti-social behaviour around Whitemoor bus stop/Hunter Road

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 16/12/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased patrols at key times of the day.
  • Encourage people to report incidents of anti-social behaviour on 101.
  • Raise awareness of the issue and advise.
  • Appropriate action to be taken where offences are committed.

Actions and outcomes from previous priorities

Priority

Anti-social behaviour and nuisance vehicles at the Coppice car park, River Gardens and the surrounding areas

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 18/03/2013
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Regular patrols carried out to speak to youngsters and drivers in the area, and advise about the issue.
  • Issued Section 59 Warnings and seized vehicles where necessary where drivers were found to be using their vehicles anti-socially.
  • Parents of those causing problems contacted and informed of their children's behaviour.
  • Further action taken against persistent troublemakers as appropriate.
Priority

Nuisance vehicles/pushbikes contravening 'no access' on King Street

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 15/03/2012
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Carried out high visibility patrols in the area
  • Appropriate action taken against any drivers found to be contravening the 'no access' signs
Priority

Anti-social behaviour around the River Gardens and East Mill

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 08/07/2013
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased patrols to the area. Advised youngsters.
  • Seized any alcohol from underage drinkers.
  • Delivered letters to inform parents of any youngsters found to be causing a nuisance.
  • Considered setting up Acceptable Behaviour Contracts for any persistent troublemakers.
  • Worked with other agencies to set up diversionary activities for local youngsters.
  • Enforcement action taken where appropriate.
  • We will still be carrying out patrols to these areas during the summer months.
Priority

Shop theft in the King Street and Chapel Street areas

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 15/07/2014
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased police patrols.
  • Enforcement action taken against any offenders.
  • Worked with local stores and made use of the Shop Watch scheme.
Priority

Thefts from vehicles throughout the area

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 22/11/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Police patrols carried out to help deter offences, catch offenders in the act and offer reassurance to residents.
  • Local residents encouraged to report suspicious activity to police as soon as it happens.
  • Motorists advised to ensure vehicles are locked and valuables are removed.
  • Officers offered, and will continue to offer, crime prevention advice to residents to increase their car security in a bid to help discourage opportunist thieves.
Priority

Anti-social behaviour on Friday and Saturday nights and into the early hours at the bottom end of King Street and on Poundland car park/Wellington Court

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 22/11/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased police patrols carried out in the area to help deter and target the issue, and provide reassurance to the local community.
  • Residents and people using the area were encouraged to report issues of anti-social behaviour at the time of the incident, or as soon as possible, to police.
  • Positive action taken by police where necessary.
Priority

Promote the use of the ShopWatch radio scheme to help prevent and target retail related crime

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 14/03/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Met with staff at local stores to offer advice on crime prevention.
  • Encouraged members to make use of the radio system.
  • Worked with the Amber Valley Community Safety Partnership to help prevent retail related crime.
  • Took positive action where appropriate against anyone found to be committing retail related crime.
Priority

Begging on King Street, Belper

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 14/03/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Regular police patrols carried out.
  • Moved on individuals and took further positive action where appropriate.
  • Housing support has been, and continues to be offered, by partnership agencies.
Priority

Street drinkers and anti-social behaviour in the Memorial Gardens

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 14/03/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased police patrols.
  • Alcohol seized and other appropriate action taken against any offenders.
  • Advised people of the effects anti-social behaviour can have in the community.

Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants

Photo: Sergeant 2701 Mark Weldon
  • Sergeant 2701 Mark Weldon

I am Sergeant 2701 Mark Weldon and I am responsible for this Safer Neighbourhood policing team.

I am committed to providing a high quality service to the public by ensuring my teams are visible, approachable and work alongside partner agencies to target problems affecting the local community. My priorities are to reduce anti-social behaviour and crime.

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Crime Information

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