Suspicious people and vehicles

hi-viz-workerAt recent Neighbourhood Support Meetings and other community events, people have raised concerns about suspicious people on their street and what to do should they see someone they think may be up to no good.

With burglaries and car crime still an issue in the area, it’s good to be vigilant and know what is happening in your street. Here is an article by Constable Julia Williams that includes some guidelines and hints when dealing with such incidents.

Burglaries reported for W/E 30th October 2016

ThiefTHBMore good news which is pleasing.  Burglaries have dropped slightly once again so the statistics are trending in the right direction. It’s particularly pleasing to see the theft ex car figures dropping sharply. They are now 50% below those in the middle of the year.

View the report here and see where the hot spots are……

Local volunteer organisation fight crime

crimewatch-members-2016Six Crime Watch patrols in east Auckland were drawing a lot of attention at the Botany Town Centre last Thursday.

Neighbourhood Support NZ Buckland’s Beach, Community Patrols NZ, Asian Safety Education and Promotion Charitable Trust, Asian Council on Reducing Crime, Botany Crime Watch Patrol and Neighbourhood Support Howick/Botany/Flat Bush have all combined to ensure the safety of the community, promoting themselves at every shopping centre in east Auckland.

They are currently on the lookout for new recruits both young and old to help prevent unnecessary crimes from happening in the community.  Read the ‘Times”‘ article here……

Burglary statistics for w/e 16th Oct 2016

ThiefTHBThe burglary stats are fairly static at the moment which is pleasing, but that’s still 62 upsetting incidents that help stress our community.  Overall they are well down on several months ago thanks to those who are reporting incidents when they see them, combined with an effective response by our local Police. Read the report here…..

NZ Police Ten One Magazine Oct 2016

Welcome to the October 2016 issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we look at the new Child Sex Offender Register, see some of the stars of a police dog calendar, welcome our medal-winning Paralympian back to work, share a special moment at Police’s Memorial Wall and check in at a police station boxing night. In a special feature we meet Sergeant Rhona Stace, a veteran officer on a unique journey within the organisation.

Read TenOne here…..

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