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The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team Police Local Neighbourhood

The The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood is situated within the town of Christchurch and is policed by the Dorset Police.

Christchurch Section covers the whole Borough of Christchurch which includes Highcliffe which has its own small police station, and also the parishes of Burton and Hurn. The section also takes responsibility for Bournemouth International Airport and Christchurch Harbour, which is covered by the section’s Marine Unit.

The Borough has a population of approximately 45,000 which swells in the summer due to the influx of tourists who stay at local campsites and hotels, and visit the town’s beaches and the nearby New Forest.

There is a strong relationship between Christchurch Section and Christchurch Borough Council who work as a partnership to improve the lot of local residents. The Christchurch Community Safety Action Group (CSAG), which I chair, has recently been instrumental in establishing a multi-agency youth outreach project – MAYO – engaging with young people in the borough, giving valuable advice on services available, including drugs and sexual health.

We also work closely with the council's Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs) to issue fixed penalty notices for issues such as littering and dog fouling.

Inspector Lance Cliff

Christchurch Neighbourhood Inspector

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Map of the The Grange 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 The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team Neighbourhood

Settlements located within The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team
Name Type County
Christchurch Town Dorset,Hampshire

Worst Locations for Crime within the The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Southey Road8
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Supermarket4
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Pennant Way3
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Hunt Road3
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Somerford Road3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Somerford Road9
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Bonington Close7
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Petrol Station6
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Court Close6
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Druitt Road3

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Coleridge Green7
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Bonington Close6
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Hunt Road6
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Edward Road4
ChristchurchtownDorset,HampshireOn or near Everest Road4

Neighbourhood Events for The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team

TitleDescriptionDates
Meet your local officers

meeting

Please visit our Force website at http://www.dorset.police.uk/default.aspx?page=849 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 The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team

NameRankBio
James Layfield 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.

Gary Waterman 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.

Kiel O'Connor 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.

James Offer 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.

Neighbourhood Priorities for The Grange 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 The Grange Safer Neighbourhood Team

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Airfield Way Burglary Under investigation
Airfield Way Vehicle crime Under investigation
Amethyst Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Bingham Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Bingham Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Bonington Close Bicycle theft Under investigation
Bonington Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Briar Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Campion Grove Anti-social behaviour
Charles Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Christchurch By Pass Anti-social behaviour
Christchurch By Pass Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Coleridge Green Anti-social behaviour
Court Close Burglary Under investigation
Draper Road Anti-social behaviour
Draper Road Anti-social behaviour
Draper Road Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Druitt Road Burglary Under investigation
Edward Road Anti-social behaviour
Everest Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hillary Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hillary Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hunt Road Anti-social behaviour
Hunt Road Anti-social behaviour
Hunt Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Leyside Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mudeford Lane Anti-social behaviour
Mudeford Lane Anti-social behaviour
Mudeford Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Pennant Way Vehicle crime Under investigation
Pennant Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Pennant Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Petrol Station Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Rosedale Close Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Rosedale Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Sandown Road Anti-social behaviour
Slinn Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Slinn Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Somerford Road Anti-social behaviour
Somerford Road Anti-social behaviour
Somerford Road Anti-social behaviour
Somerford Road Other theft Under investigation
Southey Road Anti-social behaviour
Southey Road Anti-social behaviour
Southey Road Burglary Under investigation
Southey Road Other theft Under investigation
Southey Road Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Southey Road Public order Under investigation
Southey Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Southey Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Anti-social behaviour
Sports/Recreation Area Anti-social behaviour
Supermarket Anti-social behaviour
Supermarket Anti-social behaviour
Supermarket Anti-social behaviour
Supermarket Public order Under investigation
The Hawthorns Anti-social behaviour
The Hawthorns Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wilverley Road Burglary Under investigation