by Owen Temple on 30 November, 2012
The police started Operation Hartland 2012 on the 20th November in Consett Town Centre.
The aims of the operation are to:
•To provide dedicated foot patrols from Police Officer, Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) and Neighbourhood Wardens in full uniform on Consett Town Centre with high visibility.
•Circulate prevention material and advice
•To prevent & detect offences in partnership with Genesis CCTV & local businesses.
•To provide reassurance to local businesses and shoppers in the Consett area.
•Educate shop staff on how to deal with suspicious customers and pass information effectively.
•To identify and arrest any offenders.
•To reduce the number of thefts in Consett Town Centre
•To increase the detection of thefts on Consett Town Centre through speedy responses to crimes within the Town Centre & the apprehension of offenders.
•To publicise & advertise the success of the operation, keeping our local communities updated.
Keep an eye out for officers if you’re about in the town and feel free to stop & say hello, or to find out more.2 Comments