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2. What should one do in the case of an emergency and a non-emergency situation?

Always dial 999 in an emergency.

In a non emergency always use 101

Contact Crimestoppers anonymously with information about crime on 0800 555 111.

3. Neighbourhood Policing Strategy – summary of the document, please click on link below Policing.pdf

4. Parish crime statistics - Month by month crime report. Little Gaddesden – (January 2017)
                            Full report in link below or main text further below.

Offence                           No. In Parish      No. in Dacorum
Dwelling Burglary                     0                         28
Burglary Other                          0                         31
Criminal Damage                      0                        95
Vehicle Crime                           0                        66
Anti-Social Behaviour               0                        304

Further details/Other crime
I am pleased to say that, once again, there was no recorded crime in the Little Gaddesden area in January, so a good start to the New Year.
For more details on crime in your area please visit Enter a postcode to see the ‘crime map’ for the local area.
*ASB is not defined as ‘crime’ however it has been included in this table for your information as it can affect the wider community and we (police) are jointly responsible with local councils for dealing with it. Recordable ASB includes neighbour disputes and noise nuisance, as well as issues such as regular rowdy behaviour in public places.

Other news and events
Please make sure that sheds and outbuildings are securely locked, valuable items hidden or covered from view and locked or immobilised within the building. Please consider marking items such they can be identified and make a note of make model and any serial numbers. Every year police recover large amounts of lost or stolen items that cannot be returned to their owners because there is no way of identifying them.
Please consider registering valuables for free at This is an easy way of recording items, from jewellery to bikes, so that if lost or stolen and recovered they can be identified and returned.
Visit for crime prevention advice or call your local PCSO Lee Clements via the 101 number mobile 07740745169.

OWL Neighbourhood watch
We are still recruiting and would invite any resident of the parish to sign up and receive messages from the police about what’s going on the area. All we need to sign you up is an email address and/or telephone number and you can start to receive information.
To sign up to OWL, or for more information, please email
Police would also like to recruit more Neighbourhood co-ordinators to try and boost the number of people able to receive OWL messages. If you are interested please get in touch.

Police Surgery
A police surgery will take place outside the shop/Post Office in Little Gaddesden on Friday February 24, between noon and 12.30pm.
Useful information
You can follow your local team on Twitter @BerkoPolice
Little Gaddesden Parish Council area is covered by Police beat code D2E. The allocated officer for that area from the Safer Neighbourhood Team is PCSO Lee Clements.
Visit where you can find the latest police and crime news, crime prevention advice and people wanted by police.
Police non-emergency number 101. (In an emergency always use 999).
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously with information about crime on 0800 555 111.

Police and Crime Commissioner message
Only a month into 2017 and several big landmark moments in the PCC calendar have already been reached.
My new draft Community Safety and Criminal Justice Plan has been approved and is about to be published. The plan, which sets the priorities for policing Hertfordshire for the next five years, covers a wide range of crime and justice matters and is of relevance to everyone in the county.
The plan includes proposals to improve the experience of victims when going through court, a more joined-up approach to scammers who prey on the vulnerable and closer relationships with other emergency services, like the Fire Service.
A key part of the plan is the protection of local neighbourhood policing. This is really important for Hertfordshire and the basis of the way we protect the county. We have managed to keep these units in place when other areas of the country have removed their teams. This has been done through prudent savings in the Constabulary and by using reserves wisely. I’ve managed to do this without raising the amount you pay for the police in your council tax for six years.
However, the government has reduced the amount it grants the force, and in addition a delay to a collaborated IT project would have delivered significant savings this year. As a result, I’ve increased the council tax precept for 2017 – it equates to an additional £5 a year for the average household. I recognise nobody will want to pay more for their policing than they have to, which is why I have always made the force look for savings before asking the public. This year, I was told by the Chief Constable that the neighbourhood policing structure could not be funded through our reserves alone. I’m pleased we’ll be able to keep those valuable services which the public tell me they value so much.
I’m also interested in your thoughts on how we oversee our fire service. Currently the service sits under the county council, but the government is asking PCCs to investigate taking responsibility for the governance of the service. I was at a speech recently by the Policing and Fire Minister who reminded the PCCs to look at this.
We’re at the early stages in Hertfordshire of developing a business case to see if this is something which would benefit the two services and the people of the county.
There’s more information about all of these issues at the website,, where you can find links to social media pages too.

David Lloyd
Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire and heating oil 1.pdf and heating oil 2.pdf

5. Any other business or comments that Sergeant Hopkin/Lee Clements and the local PCSO team would like to mention or initiatives to be promoted.Please click on the links below for advice on security. security.pdf frontsheet.pdf 1.pdf 2.pdf

Historic Monthly Reports

Covering January 2017 Gaddesden Jan 17.docx

Covering December 2016 Gaddesden Dec16.docx

Covering November 2016 Gaddesden Nov16.docx

Covering October 2016 Gaddesden - October 2016.docx

Covering September 2016 Gaddesden Sept16.docx

Covering August 2016 Gaddesden Aug16.docx

Covering July 2016 Gaddesden July 16.docx

Covering June 2016 Gaddesden - June 2016.docx

Covering April and May 2016 Gaddesden - April & May 2016.docx

Covering March 2016 Gaddesden - March 2016.docx

Covering February 2016 Gaddesden - Feb 2016.docx

Covering January 2016 2016 - Little Gaddesden.docx

Covering December 2015 Police Little Gaddesden December 2015.docx

Covering November 2015 Police Little Gaddesden November 2015.docx

Covering October 2015 Police Little Gaddesden October 2015.docx

Covering September 2015 Police Little Gaddesden September 2015 Report.docx

Covering August 2015 Police Little Gaddesden August 2015.docx

Covering July 2015 Police Little Gaddesden July.docx

Covering June 2015 Police Little Gadd June 2015.docx

Covering May 2015 Police Little Gaddesden 1st - 31st May 2015.docx

Covering April 2015 Police Little Gadd 26th March - 26th April.docx

Covering March 2015 Police Little Gaddesden 1st - 31st March 2015.docx

Covering February 2015 Police Little Gaddesden 25th Jan to 25th Feb.docx

How to get in touch…

Gaddesden Society President
Trevor Fernandes 01442 843498

Gaddesden Society Honorary Secretary
Mandy Haynes 01442 842496

Gaddesden Society Treasurer
Phil Heaphy 01442 842283

Diary Editorial Team

Phil and Rachael Heaphy 01442 842 283

Emma Thon

Genny Snowdon 01442 843834

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