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Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team Police Local Neighbourhood

East Dorset is one of the larger policing sections in Dorset, covering an area of approximately 157 square miles with a resident population of 85,000. It incorporates the historic market town of Wimborne with its large number of retail outlets, Ferndown with an expanding residential population and localised town centre, and Verwood - an increasingly popular location with a rapidly expanding housing market and retail outlets. There are also a number of villages spread across the section, which include Corfe Mullen, Sturminster Marshall, West Moors, Six Penny Handley and Pentridge. Each village has its own unique infrastructure incorporating residential areas, schools and businesses, and as such, has its own policing requirements. Much of the section is rural countryside whilst the main arterial route, the A31 which crosses the section, provides the 'gateway' to Dorset. Each of these communities represents a different challenge.

Like all Sections across the County each ward area within East Dorset has a dedicated Safer Neighbourhood Team who work to combat local issues raised through our PACT (Partners and Communities Together) processes. We also share a very close and effective working relationship with our partners in East Dorset District Council as well as many other locally based agencies and groups. Community policing is vital to our success and as such we will continue to develop our partnerships and initiatives with every effort to keep the residents, businesses and visitors to East Dorset safe. To find out more about our partnership process and how you can become involved in policing the area please follow the link below.

Inspector Mike Darkin

East Dorset Neighbourhood Inspector

Visit Police Neighbourhood Page 101

Map of the Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Dorset Police.

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Towns and Villages within the Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team Neighbourhood

The Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team is policed by the Dorset Police and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team
Name Type County
Ferndown Town Dorset
Hampreston Village Dorset
Longham Village Dorset
Trickett's Cross Village Dorset
West Parley Village Dorset
Wimborne Minster Town Dorset

Worst Locations for Crime within the Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Supermarket6
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Spinneys Lane6
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Whittle Road4
Wimborne MinstertownDorsetOn or near Wyelands Avenue4
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Hilltop Close3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Spinneys Lane6
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Shopping Area5
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Clifton Gardens4
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Supermarket4
Trickett's CrossvillageDorsetOn or near Petrol Station3

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Spinneys Lane5
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Supermarket5
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Shopping Area4
FerndowntownDorsetOn or near Haviland Road3
LonghamvillageDorsetOn or near Sports/Recreation Area3

Neighbourhood Events for Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team

TitleDescriptionDates
Meet your local officers

meeting

Please visit our Force website at http://www.dorset.police.uk/default.aspx?page=841 for full information on forthcoming events we will be attending

Start: 31/01/2014 00:00

End: 01/01/2020 00:00

Police Officer Information for Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team

NameRankBio
Cheryl Belfield PCSO

I am a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) and work as part of my local Safer Neighbourhood Team. It is extremely important that I am out and about in the community, talking to people about local issues.

PCSOs work to increase public confidence by reducing not only crime but also the fear of crime. We aim to deter anti-social behaviour and improve the physical appearance of towns and villages as well as to provide reassurance to the community. We are also a main point of contact between members of the public and the police.

Tim Travers PS

My role is Safer Neighbourhood Sergeant. I manage a team of PCs, PCSOs, special constables and volunteers in tackling issues that have an impact on the community as a whole. A typical day for me involves the looking after, directing and guiding those individuals I have in my charge.

It is important that I am aware of any incidents that occur on my patch, so that I can brief my team on what might be expected of them.

Phil King PCSO

I am a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) and work as part of my local Safer Neighbourhood Team. It is extremely important that I am out and about in the community, talking to people about local issues.

PCSOs work to increase public confidence by reducing not only crime but also the fear of crime. We aim to deter anti-social behaviour and improve the physical appearance of towns and villages as well as to provide reassurance to the community. We are also a main point of contact between members of the public and the police.

MikeBurt PC

I work as a Police Constable for my local Safer Neighbourhood Team. My role is varied and typical duties relate to keeping the peace, law enforcement, protection of persons and property, and the investigation of crimes.

As an officer I am expected to respond to a variety of situations that may arise while they are on duty.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team

IssueActionDates

Dorset is one of the safest counties in the UK in which to live. Dorset Police is one of the highest performing Police Services in the United Kingdom. We are totally committed to working to make our county an even safer and better place in which to live, but we can't do it on our own. Throughout history policing has been most effective when the community and the police work together, helping each other to reduce crime and the fear of crime.

We have set our operational priorities which have been based on today's risks and from our communities have told us are areas of concern. Each year these priorities are reviewed and throughout the year leaders work to ensure the force is focussed on them.

This year's operational priorities are to:

•Reduce serious violent crime.

•Reduce the crimes most affecting local communities.

•Protect vulnerable people and communities.

•Tackle serious and organised criminals.

•Counter terrorism and domestic extremism.

•Reduce road casualties.

•Bring offenders to justice.

•Secure the trust and confidence of people in Dorset in their Police Force and the wider criminal justice system.

•Be prepared for major incidents and events

Each Safer Neighbourhood Team will have their own local priority which are set by the community and regularly updated. Your local priorities can be found by visiting our web site at www.dorset.police.uk and entering your postcode into the "My Area" section.

Issue dated: 16/09/2009

Action dated: 16/09/2009

Street Crime Within Ferndown Central Safer Neighbourhood Team

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Amberwood Other crime Unable to prosecute suspect
Angel Lane Anti-social behaviour
Angel Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Barrack Road Burglary Under investigation
Belle Vue Walk Vehicle crime Under investigation
Brune Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Canford Bottom Anti-social behaviour
Canford Bottom Anti-social behaviour
Chine Walk Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chine Walk Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chine Walk Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Christchurch Road Anti-social behaviour
Christchurch Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Crescent Walk Vehicle crime Under investigation
Curlew Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Dane Drive Vehicle crime Under investigation
Dudsbury Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Ellesfield Drive Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Elm Tree Walk Vehicle crime Under investigation
Farm Court Burglary Under investigation
Farm Court Other theft Under investigation
Fitzpain Close Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Forest Links Road Anti-social behaviour
Glissons Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gorseland Court Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Green Lane Anti-social behaviour
Green Lane Vehicle crime Under investigation
Ham Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Ham Lane Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Hayes Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Henbest Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Hilltop Close Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Hilltop Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Hilltop Close Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Keepers Lane Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Kestrel Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lake Farm Close Other theft Under investigation
Lancaster Road Anti-social behaviour
Mag'S Barrow Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Martins Close Drugs Under investigation
Martins Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mountbatten Drive Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Mountbatten Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
New Road Other theft Under investigation
Old Forge Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Paddock Close Public order Further investigation is not in the public interest
Park/Open Space Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Petrol Station Shoplifting Under investigation
Pinewood Gardens Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Princes Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Prunus Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ringwood Road Shoplifting Under investigation
Ringwood Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ringwood Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Shopping Area Anti-social behaviour
Shopping Area Shoplifting Under investigation
Spinneys Lane Anti-social behaviour
Spinneys Lane Anti-social behaviour
Spinneys Lane Bicycle theft Under investigation
Spinneys Lane Bicycle theft Under investigation
Spinneys Lane Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Spinneys Lane Other theft Formal action is not in the public interest
Sports/Recreation Area Anti-social behaviour
Sports/Recreation Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Burglary Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
St Mary'S Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Supermarket Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Robbery Under investigation
Supermarket Shoplifting Under investigation
Supermarket Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Supermarket Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Supermarket Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Telford Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Victoria Gardens Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Whittle Road Anti-social behaviour
Whittle Road Burglary Under investigation
Whittle Road Burglary Under investigation
Whittle Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Willow Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wyelands Avenue Criminal damage and arson Awaiting court outcome
Wyelands Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wyelands Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wyelands Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation