Please find in the link attached the latest pdf updates from Inspector Rob Bryan. Interesting reading as ever!
Please find in the link attached the latest pdf update from Inspector Rob Bryan.
Many changes afoot for the structure of the police service here in Hillingdon and further afield with reductions in senior management posts as boroughs are merged.
Rob explains this clearly as ever!
Latest newsletter from Inspector Rob Bryan who has again taken up responsibility for police in our area, the north of the borough.
It’s a good read!Communicator 15
From Tristan Brown of the Met….
Welcome to your weekly update. Within these updates I will focus on local crime and the issues effecting you and the local community. My last crime update has been very well received with some excellent feedback. If you feel you have prevented a crime, seen some suspicious activity, and you believe other readers would benefit from knowing, please reply and it will considered for entry in to the next crime update.
I aim to send these updates on the Monday of the following week. However, this will be dependant on shift patterns and availability of data.
05-04-16 to 06-04-16 – Overnight – East Mead, Ruislip – Suspects have attempted to gain entry to the property by damaging a rear door. Ref 0906756/16
05-04-16 – PM – Sacred Heart RC Junior and Infant School, Herlwyn Ave, Ruislip – Two male suspects have been seen to enter school playground and attempt to gain entry to the school via the hall doors. Ref 0906780/16
08-04-16 – PM – Whitby Road, Ruislip – Suspect’s have forced an upstairs window (accessed from a flat roof) and carried out an untidy search within. Several items of property stolen. Ref 0906969/16
26-03-16 to 10-04-16 – Bempton Drive, Ruislip – Tool marks found to front UPVC door and side window smashed. Ref 0907085/16
Motor vehicle crime
07-04-16 to 08-04-16 – Overnight – Warren Drive, Ruislip – Motorcycle stolen from front garden of property. Registration FX51ONG. Ref 0906894/16.
06-04-16 to 07-04-16 – Overnight – Beverley Road, Ruislip – Vehicle damaged. Large scratches along both near and offside. Ref 0906991/16
Theft – Person
No incidents reported.
No incidents reported.
No incidents reported.
If you were a witness to any of the above crimes or have any information, please call 101 or make contact by either of the means below.
Over the last couple of weeks we have been receiving reports of suspicious activity possibly concerning drug use/supply. Please report any incidents of this nature to us. This information is crucial if we are to build a picture of what is happening and where. We collate this information, look at trends and work to identify and arrest offenders.
Burglary and its prevention and detection will remain our priority. There are some simple steps residents can take to safeguard themselves. These include the fitting of an alarm or dummy alarm box. Ensuring all windows and doors are locked. UPVC doors need to be locked with the key as well as lifting the door handle. Use a timer to illuminate a lamp at dusk. The list goes on and there are further suggestions in the leaflets below.
Don’t be a victim of burglary. Follow this advice.
Have you been a witness to any suspicious behaviour that may be of interest to your local Police officers? Please let us know. All information is gratefully received.
From our newsletter
Last week a North Hillingdon elderly resident was contacted by someone pretending to be from the Surrey Police. These fraudsters can seem very believable and unfortunately they were able to con the resident into withdrawing money and handing it over to a courier believing it was being taken to the police.
Police, banks or other agencies or companies will not ring up and ask you to withdraw money ever. Do not withdraw money and hand it over to a courier because someone claiming to be in authority has told you to. Don’t ring any numbers given to you by the fraudsters and if they tell you to hang up and ring 101 to check, don’t as this is also a scam – they leave the line open and simply pretend to be the police. Hang up and ring someone you know first so you know they are off the line. Then ring 101 and report to us immediately.
THEFT FROM TRANSIT VANS
Our neighbouring police forces are seeing an increase in theft of tools from Ford Transit vans. The vans are being opened with devises that apparently over-ride the locking mechanism – no key needed and they don’t have to force entry. Sadly, in this day and age of modern technology, it seems there is always a devise available to bypass keyless entry. Our advice is to empty your van over night. Whilst this is not always practicable, a solid lock across all doors is also recommended. Whilst many van owners put them on the back doors, the other entry points are often overlooked.
As keyless entry becomes more widespread, our advice for all vehicle owners is to consider using a good old fashioned steering wheel lock.
FAKE £50 NOTES
Shop owners – please be aware that a number of fake £50 notes are doing the rounds. Please be very cautious of anyone trying to break a large note or asking for change from it. Those trying to offload these notes often target small businesses with single members of staff. Please ask your employees to be vigilant and if they are concerned, call police straight away.
Do you own a dog?
From Wednesday the 6th of April, it is now law that all dogs must be registered and micro chipped by the time they are eight weeks old. This falls under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. Dog owners are also required to keep their contact details up to date.
If local authorities discover a dog without a microchip, owners will have 21 days in which to have one fitted or face a fine of up to £500.
For further information, have a look at www.dogstrust.org.uk/help-advice/microchipping/
Latest scam email
Have you received an email from an unknown source requesting payment for an outstanding invoice? Does the sender know your address? You are likely to have received the latest scam email.
Earlier in the week we were contacted by a concerned resident who had received such an email. They all follow a similar format:
Dear **** *****,
Regarding the amount due 1635.14 GBP, we act on behalf of Particle Technology Ltd in order to collect the outstanding account value of your debt.
We would like to remind you that the amount above was due for payment on 31.03.16 but as no payment has been received, your invoice is now considered as overdue. Please find a printable version of your invoice at the following link:
Original invoice will be sent out to:
*, ******* ***********
Ruislip, Middlesex HA4 ***
In order to avoid further costs, please forward the payment to us and transfer the amount due not later than 12.04.16
People are falling victim to this scam. Don’t be fooled by the fact your name and address are known. Clicking on the link (which I have disabled in the above message) will install a virus on to your computer. This virus then encrypts victims’ files and demands a ransom be paid before they can be unlocked.
Are you interested in setting up a neighbourhood watch scheme for your road? Get in touch and we will be pleased to help you.
Ruislip Manor SNT 0208 721 2549 Email: email@example.com
Cavendish SNT 0208 721 2550 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Local Police Update:
Total Policing is the Met’s commitment to be on the streets and in your communities to catch offenders, prevent crime and support victims. We are here for London, working with you to make our capital safer.
Latest update from Insp Rob Bryan:
Happy New Year and I hope you all enjoyed a safe Christmas. This month I want to share with you some of the successes across Hillingdon Borough as seen through the eyes of our Borough Commander, Nick Downing. Each week Mr Downing sends out an internal communication highlighting good work. At the end of last year he sent out details of our overall successes. Whilst this has been written for an internal audience (so includes some police jargon) he is happy for me to share it with you:
Seasons greetings to you all.
The festive season is upon us. I hope that you will all have some time with your family and friends to enjoy the holiday period. Those of you, who are working both Christmas and New Year, stay safe.
Christmas for me is a time for reflection, looking back on what we as a team have achieved.
I hope that you have all noticed by now that I rarely talk about targets, instead standing by our borough vision, ‘To make Hillingdon the safest borough in London with the most confident and satisfied communities with the best and happiest staff’. I am a believer that if you do your best in everything that you do and are happy in your work then we will be the safest borough in London.
Some headlines and stats to share with you that I hope will make you proud at what you as a team have achieved for our community.
MOPAC 7 crimes on the borough have reduced by 26.5% over the last 4 years. This is the best in the West and fourth across the whole of London, a phenomenal effort.
Over that period burglary has reduced by over 42%. The biggest reduction in London and with a 21% reduction in residential burglary this year. Outstanding
During the period of Bumblebee the borough has the biggest reductions and the highest detection rate in London. Outstanding. Clearly helped last week by the conspiracy charge against David Appleton that linked him to 24 residential burglaries.
So not only do we have some of the best reductions in crime we have the best conviction rate at crown court across the whole of London. That is testament to your outstanding investigations and commitment. Amazingly we have the 3rd highest amount of cases that go to crown court! Quite an effort from a small borough.
80% of victims are now satisfied with the service you provide. We have seen the biggest increase across London.
Our immediate response times currently stand at 88% so not only are you providing a high quality service you are responding in a safe and timely.
Your response to domestic abuse has gone from strength to strength and we now have a detection rate of over 47%, the 3rd best in London. Not only that but with the increased support of our brilliant IDVAS and VSS our victims are getting the support they need at the time they need it.
Although violence is up we have one of the lowest increases in London at just over 9%. Enhanced licensing activity, anti-violence initiatives, good initial investigations and relentless secondary investigation has made a real difference.
We have the best CAD to CRIS compliance in London which demonstrates to everyone that we are the most ethical. Well done to you all.
We have delivered almost 5000 met trace kits across the borough, making our community safe. We have even launched our very own Christmas Song, ‘let it glow’. (See it on our twitter account)
We are one of the only boroughs to have kept the borough tasking units and what a key decision that was when the recent events in Haringey led to them being on daily deployments, duties changing at short notice and working double shifts so that we could continue policing the borough. Thank you
Thanks to you, we have more public space protection orders and criminal behaviour orders than any where else in London. An integral part of our prevention and disruption work.
Our staff survey results were recognised as being some of the best in London but we cannot be complacent as having read every comment I recognise that there is a lot more that we need to do to make you the happiest team. I need your help to make that happen and commit to keeping you informed on our progress.
Our PCSO’s have been inspiring, keeping smiles on their faces whilst facing uncertainty about their jobs. I am delighted to hear that we will be keeping them. The borough will be a better place for their continued support.
Our war on drug dealers across the borough has been very impactive. In 2 operations over 40 dealers arrested and charged. Most have pleaded guilty. Activity that very few boroughs in London attempt.
Our cadets were recognised by the Home Secretary when she presented them with the Lord Ferrers award for volunteer team of the year. An outstanding achievement by some astonishing and highly committed young people.
We have one of the highest amounts of volunteers in London, supporting us on a daily basis with providing a front counter service at Ruislip, supporting our outstanding public access officers with a triage service at Uxbridge and assisting now in the CID and counter terrorism offices.
This year we have seen the seamless transition of our management and property support teams into local delivery support services. Their commitment to maintain a high level of service has been outstanding.
Our scenes of crimes officers have teamed up with the West area forensic converter team based at Uxbridge to deliver the best forensic detection performance across London. Another outstanding achievement associated to the borough.
I hope that when or if you read this you like me will be proud of what we as a borough have achieved. This isn’t by chance; this is only achieved by you doing your best every day. We are one team, undoubtedly the best team and a team that we should all be proud of.
Thank you one and all. I wish you a safe, happy and peaceful festive season and look forward to achieving even more next year.
Inspector Rob Bryan
Hillingdon North Safer Neighbourhoods
Phone 020 8246 1816 | Mobile 07500097182 | E-mail email@example.com | Twitter @MPSHillingNorth
Address Ruislip Police Station, The Oaks, HA4 7LE
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