Armed police have swooped on West Rayleigh in an incident which has seen cancellations to trains and an area around Hatfield Rd / London Road taped off. We don’t know much more than that at the moment as there is a lot of speculation as to what has occurred. More […]
Your chance to discuss any of your policing concerns. Date – 21st January 11am – 12pm Location – The Roebuck, 138 High St, SS6 7BU Rayleigh
Wanna say “‘ello ‘ello” to the boys in blue? Here’s your chance to go along to one of the public engagement dates in Rochford, Castlepoint, Basildon & Southend.
Just as it seems one consultation finishes, another begins. This time it’s Roger Hurst’s second consultation asking yet again for more money for Essex Police. We’ve seen a rise in the precept for policing this year and now Roger Hirst is eyeing up your wallets again to pay for the […]
It would appear that PFCC Roger Hirst, is looking to rebuild a police force here in Essex using a team of volunteers – special constables. His team have been approaching the local Councils with a proposal of “if you pay, you can have your own” Rayleigh Town Council has earmarked […]
If you’d like to attend one of these public meetings they are all on their website here. Held across the District you are welcome to attend any of them to talk about local policing concerns. We’ll post ‘local’ ones on here when they are announced.
With policing seemingly at an all time low, Essex Police are attempting to recruit a volunteer network of ‘specials’. Some members of Rayleigh Town Council want to fund the recruitment of specials to be deployed in the Rayleigh area. Do you think this is a good idea? Could you fit […]
Craig shares his experience of how the police force react to reported crime and how they prioritise cases due to their lack of resources. Full story here “If you are good at what you do, and don’t harm anyone in the process, the crime is unlikely to be looked at […]
District Councillors in the Rochford area, have been left scratching their heads and are struggling to contain residents fears over the increasing antisocial behaviour and rising crime. Advising residents to call 101 and ‘doitonline’ is doing little to appease the residents that witnessing the increasing crime in the area. Sadly […]
Essex Police are holding a live Q&A with the District Commander today at 1800-1930 on Facebook. If you’ve got a burning question to ask make sure you drop in on the event.
It’s reported here that Maldon Council will be taking on the role of the police by catching speeding motorists. It’s slightly different though from community speedwatch, which is already operated by numerous councils and groups around the country. These ‘community protection officers’ will enable the police to issue fines and […]