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Ringwood Police Local Neighbourhood

Helen Mitchley is the Neighbourhood Sergeant based at Ringwood Police Station, she is responsible for the Neighbourhood teams based at both Ringwood and Fordingbridge. The team are keen to engage with our communities and are interested to hear your views and as such we hold a number of Beat Surgeries and Community Meetings across the area.

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Map of the Ringwood Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Hampshire Constabulary.

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Towns and Villages within the Ringwood Neighbourhood

The Ringwood is policed by the Hampshire Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Ringwood
Name Type County
Ashford Village Dorset,Hampshire
Avon Village Hampshire
Blashford Village Hampshire
Bransgore Village Dorset,Hampshire
Breamore Village Hampshire
Burley Other Settlement Hampshire
Burley Street Village Hampshire
Christchurch Town Dorset,Hampshire
Crow Village Hampshire
Damerham Village Hampshire
Fordingbridge Town Hampshire
Frogham Village Hampshire
Godshill Village Hampshire
Hale Village Hampshire
Hangersley Village Hampshire
Hightown Village Hampshire
Hinton Village Hampshire
Hyde Village Hampshire
Kingston Other Settlement Hampshire
Linwood Other Settlement Hampshire
Martin Village Hampshire
Mockbeggar Village Hampshire
Neacroft Village Hampshire
North Charford Village Hampshire
North Gorley Village Hampshire
Ringwood Town Hampshire
Ripley Village Hampshire
Rockbourne Village Hampshire
Rockford Other Settlement Hampshire
Sandleheath Village Dorset,Hampshire
Sandy Balls Village Hampshire
Sopley Village Hampshire
South Gorley Other Settlement Hampshire
Stuckton Village Hampshire
Thorney Hill Village Hampshire
Tinkers Cross Village Hampshire
Verwood Town Dorset,Hampshire
Whitsbury Village Hampshire
Woodfalls Village Wiltshire,Hampshire
Woodgreen Village Hampshire

Worst Locations for Crime within the Ringwood neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Ringwood neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Butlers Lane6
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Whitehart Fields4
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near The Bridges3
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Winston Way3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Ringwood neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Supermarket6
DamerhamvillageHampshireOn or near West Park Lane6
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Butlers Lane5
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Poplar Way5
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Supermarket5

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Ringwood neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Bishop Court5
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Wessex Estate5
RingwoodtownHampshireOn or near Ebenezer Lane4

Police Officer Information for Ringwood

NameRankBio
Robert Morant Sgt

I joined Hampshire Constabulary in 2007. I have worked in Response and Patrol, Neighbourhoods and Public Protection departments. In 2018 I moved to the Southampton West Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Helen MITCHLEY Sgt

I am the Neighbourhood Sergeant based at Ringwood Police Station, I am responsible for the Neighbourhood teams based at both Ringwood and Fordingbridge. We are keen to engage with our communities and are interested to hear your views and as such we hold a number of Beat Surgeries and Community Meetings across the area, please see the web pages for details.

Josh Deniz PC

I am a Safer Neighbourhood Team officer in Ringwood since I joined the team in May 2015. My responsibility is to deal with all policing issues across the spectrum, particularly, if it is having, or likely to have a direct impact on the community and the quality of life in general. I aim to deal with people I come into contact with fairly and firmly, and offer the reassurance our community expects from us. I also aim to deal with offences where there is a formal complaint accompanied by sufficient evidence. I am proud and happy to be working in Ringwood, and it has been great to get to know our community and help them with their policing concerns. I would encourage you to get in touch with me directly by email if possible as I find it to be a very effective way of communication.

Tracey COOPER PCSO

I have been on the Safer Neighbourhood Team at Ringwood for over five years. I am engaged in community work on all of the Ringwood sector beats. I co-ordinate the Junior PCSO scheme which gets young people from local schools and youth groups involved and gives them an insight into our role.

I am also a LAGLO (Lesbian and Gay Liaison Officer) which involves working closely with the LGBT (Lesbian Gay, Bi-Sexual and Trans-gendered) communities in the Forest and dealing with hate crime and any other issues.

I also deliver anti-bullying presentations into schools, along with Graffiti and Vandalism education.

Lauran Willder PCSO

Hello, I have been working as a PCSO for Hampshire Constabulary for over five and a half years. I started my career in Bitterne, Southampton, I then moved to work in Romsey, and then Ringwood, covering Poulner and as of 24/2/18 I having been working in Fordingbridge covering Forest North West and Fordingbridge town .
My role involves working alongside partner agencies, such as the council to help to address problems within the community as well as assisting with the investigation of crime and helping to support victims and vulnerable members of the community . Please come and have a chat with me if you see me out and about, and or make contact with me via the 101 phone number or by email if you have any policing issues or concerns which I can be of assistance with.
Please follow us on Twitter @NewForestCops or on Instagram @HampshireConstabulary

Stephen May PCSO

I am PCSO Stephen May and I cover Fordingbridge Town and Downlands and Forest beats.

Samuel Troughton PCSO

Hi, my name is Sam, I am a PCSO and I started with the Hampshire constabulary on the 07/03/2016. You will see me at Ringwood and I am really looking forward to meeting everyone in my local community. Please feel free to come up to me on the street and say hello and I will try my best to help in any way I can.

Hazel Blake PCSO
Alex Baldwin PCSO

Hello my name is Alex Baldwin I joined the Hampshire Constabulary in July 2017. I am PCSO working in the Ringwood area. The patch I predominantly look after is Poulner. I like to think of my self as an approachable person so don't hesitate to approach me and I will help in the best way I can.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Ringwood

IssueActionDates

Rural Crime
On-going rural crime such a poaching, criminal damage, theft at estates on Downlands & Forest and New Forest North West beats.

Fordingbridge
Provost St
Ringwood
Fordingbridge
Hampshire
SP6 1AY

Problem/Issue undergoing investigation and assessment.

Issue dated: 05/01/2016

Action dated: 05/01/2016

Burglary
Following consultation with our Communities the Neighbourhood team will be concentrating on reducing the number of Residential Burglaries (including outbuildings) committed within the Ringwood Neighbourhood

Ringwood and Fordingbridge area
Ringwood
Hampshire
BH24 3AG

Update for August
Fordingbridge
Non-dwelling burglary - 2. One at a business premise and a theft from a shed.
Dwelling burglary – 0

Downlands and Forest
Non-dwelling burglary - 2. Both at business premise.
Dwelling burglary – 0

Forest North West
Non-dwelling burglary – 4. All at business premise..
Dwelling burglary – 0

Additional patrols have been completed with colleagues from Wiltshire along with local crime prevention meetings.

Since this update there have been an additional:
17 For Information(s)
Total Activity for this Problem/Issue :
30 For Information(s)
1 Police Patrol Activity(s)
2 Public Update(s)

Issue dated: 10/05/2017

Action dated: 09/09/2017

Theft
Following consultation with our Communities the Ringwood Neighbourhood Team will be concentrating of reducing rural theft, including the theft of livestock and machinery.

Ringwood and Fordingbridge area
Ringwood
Hampshire
BH24 3AG

Theft incidents reported in the Fordingbridge area in June

Fordingbridge - 21 – 16 were theft from motor vehicles that occurred over a 24hr period. 3 thefts occurred at business premise.
Downlands and Forest - 6 – 5 were theft from motor vehicles
Forest North West - 11 – 4 were theft from motor vehicles and 5 thefts occurred at business premise.

The lines of enquiry relating to the theft from vehicles, including the seizure of CCTV have been completed and at this time no suspects have been identified. Please ensure that vehicle are left locked and secure and all valuables are removed.
Since this update there have been an additional:
20 For Information(s)
Total Activity for this Problem/Issue :
29 For Information(s)
1 Public Update(s)

Issue dated: 10/05/2017

Action dated: 05/07/2017

Street Crime Within Ringwood

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Alderholt Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Alexandra Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ashford Close Burglary Under investigation
Ashford Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Barrack Lane Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Beechcroft Mews Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bickerley Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bishop Court Public order Under investigation
Bishop Court Violence and sexual offences Local resolution
Bohemia Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bransgore Gardens Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bransgore Gardens Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Brookside Road Anti-social behaviour
Bruyn Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Burcombe Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Burcombe Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Burcombe Lane Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Burgate Fields Public order Under investigation
Burgate Fields Public order Under investigation
Burgate Fields Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Butlers Lane Anti-social behaviour
Butlers Lane Public order Under investigation
Butlers Lane Public order Under investigation
Butlers Lane Shoplifting Under investigation
Butlers Lane Vehicle crime Under investigation
Butlers Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Centre Place Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chaffey Close Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chichester Road Drugs Under investigation
Clare Lodge Close Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Clough'S Road Possession of weapons Unable to prosecute suspect
College Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Court Hill Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Court Hill Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Coxstone Lane Vehicle crime Under investigation
Crow Lane Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Dark Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Dene Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Dene Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Diamond Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Doveys Close Anti-social behaviour
Downview Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Eastfield Court Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Eastfield Lane Public order Under investigation
Elms Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Elmwood Avenue Theft from the person Under investigation
Euston Grove Anti-social behaviour
Euston Grove Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Frampton Place Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Furzy Whistlers Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Gypsy Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Halton Close Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hampshire Hatches Lane Other theft Under investigation
Harry Barrow Close Anti-social behaviour
Harry Barrow Close Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
High Street Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hill Lane Anti-social behaviour
Holmsley Road Burglary Under investigation
Howgare Road Anti-social behaviour
Howgare Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hurst Road Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Joyce Dickson Close Other theft Under investigation
Lawrence Lane Vehicle crime Unable to prosecute suspect
Lilac Close Anti-social behaviour
Link Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Littlemill Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Littlemill Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lower Grove Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lumby Drive Public order Under investigation
Lyndhurst Road Vehicle crime Under investigation
Manor Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Manor Gardens Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Manor Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Manor Road Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Meadow Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Merryfield Close Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Merton Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Meybury Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
North Charford Crossing Other crime Under investigation
Old Barn Close Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Park Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Park/Open Space Other theft Under investigation
Park/Open Space Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Public order Under investigation
Parking Area Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parsonage Barn Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Police Station Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Poplar Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Queen Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Queensway Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Rectory Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Ringwood Road Public order Under investigation
Riverside Place Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Rockbourne Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Rosehill Drive Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Salisbury Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
School Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Seymour Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Seymour Road Other crime Under investigation
Somerley View Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Southfield Mews Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Sports/Recreation Area Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
St Georges Road Other theft Under investigation
Star Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Stibbs Way Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Burglary Under investigation
Supermarket Public order Under investigation
Supermarket Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Public order Under investigation
Supermarket Public order Under investigation
Supermarket Shoplifting Under investigation
Tanners Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Thatchers Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Bridges Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Bridges Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Bridges Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Cloisters Possession of weapons Under investigation
The Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
The Pantiles Anti-social behaviour
The Pantiles Anti-social behaviour
The Pantiles Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Sweep Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Townsend Lane Vehicle crime Under investigation
Wanstead Close Burglary Under investigation
Warnes Lane Public order Under investigation
Waterloo Way Other theft Under investigation
Watership Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wessex Estate Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
West Park Drive Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
West Park Lane Public order Under investigation
West Park Lane Public order Under investigation
West Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
West Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
West Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Westbury Close Public order Under investigation
Whitehart Fields Anti-social behaviour
Whitehart Fields Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Whitehart Fields Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Whitehart Fields Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Whitsbury Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Whitsbury Road Violence and sexual offences Local resolution
Willow Drive Shoplifting Awaiting court outcome
Willow Drive Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Winston Way Burglary Under investigation
Winston Way Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Winston Way Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Woodling Crescent Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Woodling Crescent Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Woodstock Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Yew Tree Gardens Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified