Local Police

  • 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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  • Cranham Police SNT Drop-in Dates
    Cranham Police SNT Drop-in Dates
    18th February 2020 by
    Cranham Police have published their meeting dates for the next few months, when anyone can come and talk to a local officer. March 4th St Lukes Church, Front Lane 1200 to 1300 hrs 10th Corbets Tey police office 1700 to 1800 hrs 18th St Lukes Church, Front...
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  • Local 'Courier Fraud' scam
    Local ‘Courier Fraud’ scam
    10th February 2020 by
    Sadly a ‘Courier Fraud’ scam has recently been reported in the Upminster area.  The scam involved someone phoning individuals claiming to be from a utility company. In one case reported, the scammers claimed that they were working for National Grid and informed the resident that there was...
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  • Upminster and Cranham Police Newsletter
    Upminster and Cranham Police Newsletter
    20th January 2020 by
    The Upminster and Cranham Police Safer Neighbourhood Teams have produced a newsletter, covering the two wards. It is intended that similar newsletters will be released in due course. To view the January 2020 newsletter, click this link....
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  • Scam Warning re Bogus Police
    Scam Warning re Bogus Police
    13th January 2020 by
    Havering Police have asked that we warn residents that there has been a recent incident of someone being telephoned by a person claiming to be a police officer, saying that someone had been arrested for stealing the resident’s bank cards. This was a bogus call and believed...
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  • Upminster Police Office to remain open
    Upminster Police Office to remain open
    16th November 2019 by
    We are happy to bring the welcome news that it has been confirmed that the Upminster Police Office in Corbets Tey Road will remain open for the foreseeable future. Over the last year the Metropolitan Police have been looking to reduce costs and had earmarked the Upminster...
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  • Upminster and Cranham Police SNT Drop-in Dates
    Upminster and Cranham Police SNT Drop-in Dates
    6th November 2019 by
    Below are the dates for both the Upminster and Cranham Police Safer Neighbourhood Teams drop-in sessions, for the next three months. These are a chance for the public to come and have a face to face chat with a member of your local team. People can talk...
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  • Local Police Twitter accounts available via our website
    Local Police Twitter accounts available via our website
    3rd November 2019 by
    The Cranham and Upminster Police Safer Neighbourhood Team official Twitter pages are now available via our website. These accounts are updated regularly and give a useful idea of what our local officers have been doing. See the ‘Upminster Police‘ and ‘Cranham Police‘ links on the right hand...
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  • Crime Prevention Advice for Vehicles
    Crime Prevention Advice for Vehicles
    28th October 2019 by
    We have been informed by the local police that, unfortunately, there were three thefts from vehicles in the Upminster area last week. They have provided the following crime prevention advice – 1) Always lock it – Fuelling up or popping back into your house to get something...
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  • Protect Your Home by Protecting Your Garden
    Protect Your Home by Protecting Your Garden
    15th October 2019 by
    Unfortunately there have been a number of recent reports of burglary to homes where initial entry has been gained to the rear garden, sometimes via fields or shared alleyways. Below are some tips on ways you can stop someone getting into your garden and therefore reduce your chances...
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  • Preventing Child Criminal Exploitation - County Lines talks
    Preventing Child Criminal Exploitation – County Lines talks
    20th September 2019 by
    Havering Council are holding a series of talks across the borough to help residents spot the signs of child criminal exploitation and know what to do if they suspect a child could be at risk. Included will be information on how drug dealers groom and utilise vulnerable young...
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  • Cranham Police SNT Drop-in Dates
    Cranham Police SNT Drop-in Dates
    19th September 2019 by
    Below are the dates for the Cranham Police Safer Neighbourhood Team drop-in sessions, for the next three months. All are to be held at St Luke’s Church, Front Lane from 12 noon to 1pm. October Tue 1st Wed 9th Wed 16th Tue 22nd November Wed 13th Wed...
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