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Barrow Borough South

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Central Priorities

  • Community Alcohol Partnership to tackle underage drinking
    Issue was set on Monday, February 20
    • Police are working in partnership with other stakeholders and have agreed a Community Alcohol Partnership to tackle underage drinking.
    • You told us in February 2017 as a result of a survey on Hindpool and Newbarns that there is an issue with young people under the age of 18 consuming alcohol and although progress has been made, there is work to do.
    • As a result of further surveys in February and March 18, progress was seen and the decision made via the steering group to continue with the initiative, with a view to making this a long term project.
    • We worked with licensing and retailers to ensure that licensed premises comply with licensing conditions and training.
    • Use appropriate police powers to reduce violent crime and disorder i.e. arrests, Prevent and Deter, tickets for proxy purchasers and sellers.
    • Early intervention via Section 35 notices where appropriate.
    • Work closely with schools, social services and hospitals to gather intelligence.
    • Work with parents to educate them re the dangers / consequences of proxy sales.
    • Promote the Community Alcohol Partnership at local fun days by using CAP materials and resources aimed at deterring young people from consuming alcohol and toured schools with reformed addicts as part of wider education.
    • We did a timetable of summer events which were provided to PCSO's for distribution to local young people to provide an awareness of diversionary activities and engage with young people to break down barriers.
    • Police and Barrow Council have worked in partnership to introduce a Pubic Space Protection Order to address ASB and problem drinking in the streets, using directed patrols at high demand locations at peak times for ASB.
  • Violence and Anti-Social Behaviour - Night Time Economy.
    Issue was set on Monday, October 12
    • YOU SAID that violence and ASB in the NTE is a problem.
    • WE DID:
    • As part of the Local Focus Hub worked in partnership with licensees, the licensing authority and Barwatch to ensure the town is safer place to enjoy a night out.
    • Deployed extra staff to patrol the town centre on weekends, bank holidays, Xmas and for significant events
    • Made use of Dispersal Powers to remove potential troublemakers before they cause significant problems
    • Dealt quickly and positively with offenders by arresting and prosecuting them
    • Ran an operation to tackle underage drinking in the Night Time Economy
    • Kept you informed via @BarrowPolice twitter feed
    • Developed working relationship with Street Angels to provide care and support to those who become vulnerable due to alcohol and substance misuse in the NTE
    • Worked with partners in the Local Focus Hub to problem solve premises of concern
    • Working with Barrow Borough Council to introduce a Public Spaces Protection Order; this will give Enforcement Officers and police greater powers to tackle anti-social behaviour
  • Youth related Anti-Social Behaiour in Barrow-in-Furness town centre
    Issue was set on Thursday, April 6
    • You said there were problems with youth related ASB in the town centre .
    • We have:
    • Raised a problem profile so officers can be briefed about the issues and update the results of their actions
    • Worked in partnership with local businesses to understand the nature of the problem
    • Working with the BID to address the retailers concerns and gain support
    • Regularly met with local residents to fully understand their concerns, and to come up with idea of how we can work together to improve the community for all
    • Prioritised ASB hotspots as they occur, at present Barrow Indoor market is the priority. We are addressing this problem through the Local Focus Hub, working with key partners and stakeholders to target this problem.
    • Op Sawfish-under this, Police Officers and Community Support Officers undertake foot patrol in hotspot locations to deter offending and increase community engagement
    • Work is still on going in conjunction with the Community Alcohol Partnership and the Better Urban Streets projects to look at youth diversionary activities, including locating a suitable venue to use as a base for youth diversionary work within the town centre. Following the success of the Parklives' initiative, work is ongoing to implement a similar project in the Greengate Street area
    • Continuing to work with premises in town centre such as McDonalds to prevent ASB in future rather than waiting for the problem to occur

Central Crime Maps

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Your key contacts

Jim Bailey

Inspector Jim Bailey

Sara-Seath

Problem Solver Sergeant Sara-Seath

Tony Butler

PCSO Tony Butler

Carys Brockbank

PCSO Carys Brockbank

Helen Phifer

PCSO Helen Phifer

Joe Ward

PCSO Joe Ward

Welcome to your area pages. From here you can find information on your area policing team, crime information and how Cumbria Police is tackling your area priorities.

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Hindpool Priorities

  • Community Alcohol Partnership to tackle underage drinking
    Issue was set on Monday, February 20
    • Police are working in partnership with other stakeholders and have agreed a Community Alcohol Partnership to tackle underage drinking.
    • You told us in February 2017 as a result of a survey on Hindpool and Newbarns that there is an issue with young people under the age of 18 consuming alcohol and although progress has been made, there is work to do.
    • As a result of further surveys in February and March 18, progress was seen and the decision made via the steering group to continue with the initiative, with a view to making this a long term project.
    • We worked with licensing and retailers to ensure that licensed premises comply with licensing conditions and training.
    • Use appropriate police powers to reduce violent crime and disorder i.e. arrests, Prevent and Deter, tickets for proxy purchasers and sellers.
    • Early intervention via Section 35 notices where appropriate.
    • Work closely with schools, social services and hospitals to gather intelligence.
    • Work with parents to educate them re the dangers / consequences of proxy sales.
    • Promote the Community Alcohol Partnership at local fun days by using CAP materials and resources aimed at deterring young people from consuming alcohol and toured schools with reformed addicts as part of wider education.
    • We did a timetable of summer events which were provided to PCSO's for distribution to local young people to provide an awareness of diversionary activities and engage with young people to break down barriers.
    • Police and Barrow Council have worked in partnership to introduce a Pubic Space Protection Order to address ASB and problem drinking in the streets, using directed patrols at high demand locations at peak times for ASB.

Hindpool Crime Maps

Crime map for Hindpool Show crime for this area

Your key contacts

Jim Bailey

Inspector Jim Bailey

Sara-Seath

Problem Solver Sergeant Sara-Seath

Thomas

PCSO Thomas

Welcome to your area pages. From here you can find information on your area policing team, crime information and how Cumbria Police is tackling your area priorities.

Your Area Focus Group

  • What: Barrow Police Desk 

    When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am to 1pm.

    Where: Forum 28

     

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Walney and Barrow Island Priorities

  • Dealing with Drug Misuse on Barrow Island
    Issue was set on Tuesday, May 31
    • YOU SAID there were issues with drug dealing and drug use in Barrow Island
    • WE DID:
    • Raised this as a problem profile for officers
    • Briefed officers to patrol the area and do Hot Spot policing
    • Targeted action and pro-active stance taken against those identified to police as being involved in drug dealing in the area
    • Arranged a meeting with local residents to discuss how we can work together to solve this problem.
    • Through the Local Focus Hub the Police, Barrow Borough Council and other key partner agencies are working together to address drug misuse on Barrow Island
    • Police regularly attend Barrow Island Community meetings aiming to work together to address the issue
    • Worked with partners to develop and implement a Wellbeing Hub to be located in Egerton Court to provide intervention and support to residents
    • Developed much closer working relationship with Landlords and letting agents
    • Currently applying for funding to put CCTV in Egerton Court
    • Taken out a number of Criminal Behaviour Orders on offenders causing repeat nuisance/crime
    • Worked with other third party sector organisation to support those on Egerton Court misusing drugs and alcohol

Walney and Barrow Island Crime Maps

Crime map for Walney and Barrow Island Show crime for this area

Your key contacts

Jim Bailey

Inspector Jim Bailey

Sara-Seath

Problem Solver Sergeant Sara-Seath

Phil Sullivan

PCSO Phil Sullivan

Tina Sykes

PCSO Tina Sykes

Carys Brockbank

PCSO Carys Brockbank

Welcome to your area pages. From here you can find information on your area policing team, crime information and how Cumbria Police is tackling your area priorities.

Your Area Focus Group

  • What: Barrow Police Desk 

    When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am to 1pm.

    Where: Forum 28

     

Follow us on Twitter