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Workington Priorities

  • You said - Anti-social behaviour in Moorclose
    Issue was set on Wednesday, March 6
    • We did
    • Pro-active team officers have increased their patrols to the area and have so far conducted 3 stop searches in January
    • We are currently monitoring a number of youths on acceptable behaviour contracts and several more have been referred to the Prevent & Deter Panel
    • We have been working with housing providers where suspects have been identified and will seek to evict those that persist
    • We have set the area as a priority with partners in the local focus hub
    • There was a drop in Police Desk held in the Moorclose Library between 4-5pm on Friday 18th January 2019
  • You said: Drug related issues in the St Michaels Ward of Workington
    Issue was set on Wednesday, March 6
    • We did
    • St Michaels Stories was held on Thursday 18th October 2018 between 15.30 and 18.30, this was an opportunity for residents to attend and speak with officers/pcso's about any issues that they have in the area.
    • We have conducted several drug warrants in the area
    • The Pro-Active team continue to patrol the area regularly in both high visibility and plain clothes
    • PCSO's are patrolling the area
    • The Allerdale Local Focus Hub have adopted the issue as a priority meaning that all agencies will be working towards resolving the issue jointly
    • There are ongoing evictions in the area in response to identified drug related ASB
  • You said: Drug & alcohol related disorder and crime
    Issue was set on Thursday, August 15
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    • There has been and will continue to be high visibility patrols in the area and also plain clothed operations to combat shoplifting and drug users within the town centre.
    • The Workington shopwatch scheme has been further developed over the last couple of months. This has included work by the town centre PCSO's signing up new stores to the scheme, with more stores on the scheme, we are able to ban prolific offenders from more commercial premises when they receive a criminal behaviour order (CBO). There is also a new Shopwatch volunteer co-ordinator.
    • Police have worked with our partners in Allerdale Borough Council to reinvigorate the Public Spaces Protection Order banning the consumption of alcohol in the area. We WILL be enforcing this!
    • Police have obtained 18 Criminal Behaviour Orders in the last 12 months, with 2 of these being in the last month and 5 variations applied for to tighten conditions of those who continue to offend.
    • On 8th August there was an incident in the town centre involving 2 disorderly males and one disorderly female, all under the influence. Police arrived in the area quickly and took positive action to arrest the suspects, who were all subsequently charged with various offences including Assault Police and Public Order offences. If you witnessed this incident and would like to provide a statement to Police to assist us in banning those responsible from the area please contact the local policing team
    • Don't forget to join our Allerdale Local Focus page on Facebook to join in discussions about YOUR local community priorities

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Your key contacts

Scott Adams

Problem Solver Sergeant Scott Adams

Leesa Edwards

Problem Solver Constable Leesa Edwards

Alison Renney

PCSO Alison Renney

Peter Nichol

PCSO Peter Nichol

Megan Jones

PCSO Megan Jones

Lauren McCurrie

PCSO Lauren McCurrie

Hannah Donaughee

PCSO Hannah Donaughee

Steven Waddell

Inspector Steven Waddell

Local Facebook Pages



    We now have Local Facebook pages. There is a page for each area in Cumbria where the public can discuss any crime concerns or queries they may have with their local neighbourhood policing team.

    You can also find out what your local policing team have been up to and any events that they are planning will be advertised on the group, making it a one stop hub for staying involved in keeping your local area safe.

    Join your Local Facebook page today by clicking on the below links:

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    South Lakes Police

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