After consulting with the local community the priority for Whitwell is drug offences.
Issued 10 December 2022
This has been raised at local Parish Council meetings, Cuppa with a Copper events as well as intelligence gathered, incidents reported and through social media.
Safer Neighbourhood Teams will be conducting high visibility patrols in the identified streets in the village and appropriate positive action taken, such as stop and searches on vehicles and people that intelligence relates to, warrants applied for if required.
Social Media as well as surgeries and other police events to gather further intelligence will be arranged.
Appropriate referrals will be put in if people are requiring help with their addiction.