Local Police

  • Light up Havering - Keep your home safe
    Light up Havering – Keep your home safe
    8th November 2020 by
    Our local police Safer Neighbourhood Teams have urged residents to ‘Light up Havering’ and reduce crime. If you’re out all day, then it’s advisable to use timer switches to automatically turn lights and a radio on when it gets dark. Consider fitting door and window alarms. These...
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  • Gangs and exploitation awareness course for parents and carers
    Gangs and exploitation awareness course for parents and carers
    6th November 2020 by
    DC Anoushka Dunic of the Metroplitan Police East Area Gangs Unit has asked us to advertise the following online course – ‘This commended FREE course is now available online for ALL parents and carers in Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge! The course is 3 weeks long,...
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  • Thefts from vehicles in Upminster
    Thefts from vehicles in Upminster
    13th July 2020 by
    We have been contacted by our local Police Safer Neighbourhood Team officers, to ask us to highlight how important it is not to leave valuable items in vehicles when they are unattended. In the past week several vehicles have been broken into in the Upminster area and...
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  • Thefts of vehicles in Upminster
    Thefts of vehicles in Upminster
    1st July 2020 by
    The Upminster Police Safer Neighbourhood Team have advised that there have recently been several thefts of motor vehicles in the area and have given the following advice – “As we come out of Lockdown crime is likely to increase. If you have a keyless car please consider...
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  • Anti-social behaviour in Hall Lane Playing Fields and Upminster Park
    Anti-social behaviour in Hall Lane Playing Fields and Upminster Park
    29th June 2020 by
    Following reports of anti-social behaviour over the weekend in Hall Lane Playing Fields and Upminster Park, our local Police Safer Neighbourhood Teams have told us that arrests were made and ‘dispersal orders’ put in place, covering both locations. They will be undertaking additional patrols in these areas. Information...
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  • Free online counter terrorism available to the public
    Free online counter terrorism available to the public
    14th June 2020 by
    The national Head of Counter Terrorism Policing, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, has previously proclaimed that “Communities defeat terrorism”. As part of the drive for everyday people to be the eyes and ears of this and become ‘CT Citizens’, counter terrorism training is now available to...
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  • The Herbert Protocol - Help for those with Dementia if they go missing
    The Herbert Protocol – Help for those with Dementia if they go missing
    13th June 2020 by
    The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme introduced by police forces across the country, that encourages carers, family and friends of people living with dementia, to put together useful information on a form, that will assist the police if that person goes missing. Further information and a...
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  • Police advice - Beware of bogus door-to-door sales
    Police advice – Beware of bogus door-to-door sales
    25th May 2020 by
    Sgt Amar Sehmby, the police Safer Neighbourhood Sergeant for our area, has issued the following warning regarding bogus door-to-door sales –  It has come to our attention that a group have been knocking door-to-door trying to sell household products to elderly and vulnerable residents in the Elm...
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  • Letter from East Area Police Commander
    Letter from East Area Police Commander
    12th May 2020 by
    Detective Chief Superintendent Stephen Clayman, the East Area Police BCU Commander, has sent a letter to local police Safer Neighbourhood Board and Independent Advisory Group chairs, detailing measures that the police will be taking to reduce violent crime across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham. The full...
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  • Incident in Kerry Drive Cranham
    Incident in Kerry Drive Cranham
    2nd May 2020 by
    Local Cranham Residents’ Association councillors have been liaising with the police following a shooting at an address in Kerry Drive, Cranham on Friday night (01 May 2020). Councillors Gillian Ford and John Tyler visited the scene on Saturday afternoon and have offered our assistance in any community...
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  • Domestic abuse- How to make a silent 999 call to police
    Domestic abuse- How to make a silent 999 call to police
    21st April 2020 by
    Many people are not aware that you can call the police using the 999 system, even if you are not able to speak to them for reasons such as a domestic abuse situation. However, this will only work if you dial 55 at the correct time, to...
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  • A Message from Police Borough Commander
    A Message from Police Borough Commander
    23rd March 2020 by
    We have received the following message from our local police Area Commander, DCS Stephen Clayman –  We recognise that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is of great concern to everyone throughout the country at the moment, but I just wanted to reassure you that locally the Met is, and will...
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  • Coronavirus scams update - Be vigilant!
    Coronavirus scams update – Be vigilant!
    23rd March 2020 by
    The information below has been sent to us by the Met Police Cyber Crime Unit. There was a 400% increase in coronavirus related scams in March, with victim losses totalling almost £970,000. Please be aware that we are seeing unverified reports of fraudsters going door to door...
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  • Coronavirus Emergency - Beware of bogus callers
    Coronavirus Emergency – Beware of bogus callers
    18th March 2020 by
    Havering Council have been informed by the police that there have been instances of bogus callers knocking on the doors of elderly residents in Havering, saying they are from the NHS or their GP surgery and offering tests for coronavirus. NHS workers are not doing such visits...
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  • City Police warn re Coronavirus scams
    City Police warn re Coronavirus scams
    7th March 2020 by
    The City of London Police have issued an alert regarding scams now being undertaken by fraudsters, that play on peoples fears of the Coronavirus outbreak. Fraudsters purporting to be from research organisation’s affiliated with the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organisation...
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