Crimestoppers

27 December, 2017

Neighbourhood Watch

Crimestoppers The Villager

The police would like to remind everyone that there are some unpleasant folks around who prey on the elderly members of our society. They purport to be calling from the Bank or from the Police and gently lead people to giving out their bank details. This is something that does not happen with genuine calls from banks or the police. ...

27 December, 2017

Rural Crime Meeting – 20th November 2017

Crimestoppers Parish Council

I attended the above meeting which was hosted by the police, country watch, EHDC and others at Penns Place. The subjects covered included cyber-crimes, abuse, flytipping, hare coursing, livestock worrying, nuisance caused by off-roader motor cyclists. Sadly, although I know that an invitation was sent out to Parish Councils, community groups and other interested persons, within the EHDC district, only about 40 people turned up. ...

27 December, 2017

Fraud Warning

Crimestoppers The Villager

The Alton Neighbourhood Policing team together with our colleagues in East Hampshire would like to request your help in sharing the information that follows with your friends, neighbours and relatives particularly the older generation who may not have internet access. ...

25 March, 2016

Crimestoppers

Crimestoppers The Villager

Hampshire Crimestoppers is continuing the ght against rural and coastal crime by targeting would-be thieves across the county. Crimestoppers is ghting back with a campaign to stop theft of farm machinery and equipment. This may include oil, diesel, batteries, metal for its scrap value, tools, quad bikes, agricultural chemicals, tractors, and even livestock. ...

27 January, 2016

Crimestoppers

Crimestoppers The Villager

Christmas and New Year have now long gone, but sadly not everyone experienced peace and goodwill to all men, or women. Domestic incidents are the only identified incident type that each year shows a significantly higher level of reporting in the run-up to Christmas and New Year. On average over the past ten years, 20 per cent more domestic incidents have been reported in December than in a similar period earlier in the year. The financial pressures of Christmas, spending time with distant relatives – or even close relatives that are usually at work/school/college – or simply the desire to give your family the best Christmas ever, can all add to the tension at home. ...