Dronfield

DronfieldSafer Neighbourhood Team

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Address:
Clay Cross Police Station, Pilsley Road, Danesmoor, Chesterfield S45 9BJ
Non-emergency number:
101
This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Dronfield. It belongs to the North East Local Policing Unit. Dronfield is a large town with a population of 21,000 persons, located close to the city of Sheffield. It has an active town council, Dronfield Town Council, and a good range of shops.

Team Members

Dave Crook
Member

PC 1571 Dave Crook

Phil Levers
Member

PCSO 12737 Phil Levers

Rebecca Basford
Member

PCSO 12784 Rebecca Basford

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Theft in Dronfield by men on motorbikes

Date:
12th September 2018
Does this jewellery belong to you? It was found in Dronfield

Does this jewellery belong to you? It was found in Dronfield

Date:
19th February 2018
Thieves target cars and a shed in the Dronfield area – appeal and advice

Thieves target cars and a shed in the Dronfield area – appeal and advice

Date:
12th February 2018
Appeal and alert for shop keepers following burglaries in Dronfield and Coal Aston

Appeal and alert for shop keepers following burglaries in Dronfield and Coal Aston

Date:
5th February 2018

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

Acquisitive crime- vehicle crime, burglaries and prolific shoplifting

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 28/07/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Working smart with the tools and technology we have available along side community intelligence, we look to help apprehend offenders to reduce this area of crime.
Priority

Drug production and drug dealing

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 28/07/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Often the cause of anti-social behaviour around a particular area, by targeting those dealing drugs we aim to disrupt the problems related to these.
Priority

Safeguarding vulnerable members of the community

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 28/07/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • We are working closely with multi-agency teams around wider aspects of policing, with a particular focus on helping those most vulnerable in our community and reducing their risk of becoming victims of crime.
Priority

Anti-social behaviour- youngsters causing a nuisance and neighbour disputes

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 28/07/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Help to facilitate communication between parties involved in long standing neighbour disputes.
  • With help from North East Derbyshire District Council's anti-social behaviour team, target repeat offenders and obtain Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBOs) where appropriate.
Priority

Nuisance motorbikes

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 28/07/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • This is a seasonal issue which causes a lot of concern for residents.
  • We are working with local councils and authorities to target harden hotspot areas.
  • We are working with the community to encourage reporting, and naming and shaming those who cause these issues.

Actions and outcomes from previous priorities

Priority

Vehicles speeding through the town

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 17/03/2011
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Speed checks by Safer Neighbourhood officers and the Roads Policing Unit based on information from the public about the worst affected roads.
  • Special Constables trained to the use of speed guns in the area.
  • Advised motorists about the risks of speeding through leaflets and talks.
Priority

Increased patrols to target burglary across the area

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 30/09/2014
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • The team carried out high visibility patrols and covert plain clothes operations to gather information and deter offenders.
  • Officers identified the more vulnerable members of the community and victims and offered them SmartWater and other prevention equpiment.
  • They also identified areas which were being targeted and carried out targeted patrols and crime prevention activity.
Priority

Anti-social behaviour around town centre pubs

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 17/03/2011
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Monitored incidents and identified problem premises and individuals regularly causing loud and anti-social behaviour.
  • Visited problem premises and carried out patrols at specific times to prevent the behaviour occurring.
  • Problem premises referred to the licensing department for further investigation.
Priority

Helping co-ordinate youth diversionary activities at Gosforth Youth Centre and Gosforth Fields

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 16/08/2013
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Worked alongside youth workers, sports coaches and health professionals throughout the summer and autumn, to divert young people away from committing crime and nuisance.
Priority

Target and reduce anti-social behaviour in the Glen Vale area of Dronfield

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 30/09/2014
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • The team carried out increased patrols around the area at key times.
  • Alcohol was seized from any underage drinkers and parents were informed.
  • Officers liaised with residents and community members to gather information about offenders.
  • The team worked with partnership agencies to set up Acceptable Behaviour Contracts.
  • They also worked with housing associations and landlords to ensure any tenancy agreements are kept.
Priority

Increase patrols around shops and stores to help reduce retail related crime

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 10/09/2015
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased police patrols carried out at key times to deter and prevent crimes.
  • Provided crime prevention advice and handed out items such a purse chains to increase personal security
  • Uniformed and plain clothed police operations carried out at locations targeted by local and cross-border thieves.
  • Worked with stores to maintain good security.
  • Appropriate action taken against any offenders.
Priority

Promote personal safety to primary school pupils in the area

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 15/06/2015
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • The team visited local primary schools to give talks on all aspects of personal safety, including road safety awareness and stranger danger.
Priority

Speeding vehicles through the area

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 18/07/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Speed checks carried out by the SNT officers and Community Speed Watch groups in areas highlighted as problem areas.
  • Regular training sessions for Community Speed Watch groups provided to ensure they were confident in handling the speed gun.
  • Junior school students involved in the speed checks outside their schools and given the opportunity to speak to offending motorists
Priority

Increase patrols around Pentland shops and Greendale shops to help reduce anti-social behaviour

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 01/02/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased police patrols carried out at key times to deter and prevent anti-social behaviour – such as evenings and weekends.
  • Worked with the shops and pub owners to maintain good security.
  • Appropriate action taken against any offenders.
  • Safer Neighbourhood officers monitored anti-social behaviour incidents and identified key issues.
  • Individuals who regularly cause anti-social behaviour identified and dealt with in a positive manner.
Priority

Increase patrols around Sainsburys on Wreakes Lane to help reduce anti-social behaviour

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 01/02/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased police patrols carried out at key times to deter and prevent anti-social behaviour.
  • Worked with staff members at Sainsburys to maintain good security.

Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants

Photo: Sergeant 3283 Martyn Whyte
  • Sergeant 3283 Martyn Whyte
I am Temporary Sergeant 3283 Martyn Whyte and I have responsibility for this Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team.

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