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Most crime is opportunist, committed on the spur of the moment, or when a car or house is left unlocked. This means there is enormous scope for reducing chances for criminals.

The  main aim of a Neighbourhood Watch scheme is to create a partnership between the local community, the police and the local authority.

Neighbourhood Watch started in the UK in 1982. There are now some 150,000 schemes running throughout the UK covering nearly five million households, which makes Neighbourhood Watch the largest voluntary movement in the country.

What can Neighbourhood Watch schemes do?

They can target local crime problems and take action to prevent them. In consultation with the local police they can find out from local people what crimes most concern and affect them and focus on those specific problems.

Most crime is opportunist, committed on the spur of the moment, or when a car or house is left unlocked. This means there is enormous scope for reducing chances for criminals.

Traditional Neighbourhood Watch activity has focused on the immediate vicinity of homes. However, more and more schemes are now broadening their range of work.

Local problems such as combating anti-social behaviour, vandalism and graffiti are well within the scope of a well-organised neighbourhood watch scheme. You can also take action such as fitting more secure door and window locks in vulnerable homes. You could also lobby the local authority, for example, to improve street lighting or step up the security of a communal entrance.

For more information contact Ray Ingram

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Most crime is opportunist, committed on the spur of the moment, or when a car or house is left unlocked. This means there is enormous scope for reducing chances for criminals.

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May 29, 2018

Vehicle Crime

Police are currently appealing for witnesses following a number of insecure vehicles being targeted over the Bank Holiday Weekend in Willingdon.

Incidents have occurred between Monday 28th May 2018 22:00 to  Tuesday 29th May 2018 0400.

Among the areas targets were Downs Valley Road, Anderida Road and Park Croft.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who was or heard anything suspicious or who may have information concerning who was responsible.

Majority of this type of crime is opportunist and occurs when valuables have been left on view or the vehicle left insecure. Please ensure you secure all windows, including sun roofs. Take valuables with you or lock them out of view. For further crime prevention advice please visit our website.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Sussex police Online, or by phoning 101, quoting serial 313 29/05/2018.

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