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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 – (May  2017)
                            Full report in link below or main text further below.

Offence                           No. In Parish      No. in Dacorum
Dwelling Burglary                     0                         80
Burglary Other                          1                         24
Criminal Damage                      0                        127
Vehicle Crime                           0                        94
Anti-Social Behaviour               0                        441

Please note that there has been a national change in the way burglary offences are recorded.
They are now classified as:
Burglary Residential – all buildings within the boundaries of a property, including sheds and garages
Burglary Business and Community – buildings that are solely for business purposes or are otherwise outside the classification of residential burglary, such as a sports club or place of worship.
Due to this change, figures will no longer be directly comparable to those of recent months/years
Further details/Other crime
There has only been one recorded crime in May, namely a theft where a mobile phone was taken.
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 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 subsequently recovered they can be identified and returned.
Visit for crime prevention advice or call your local PCSO Lee Clements via the 101 non-emergency number or 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 or visit
Police would also like to recruit more neighbourhood co-ordinators to try and boost the number of people signed up to OWL. If you are interested please contact me.

Police Surgery
A police surgery will take place outside the shop/Post Office in Little Gaddesden on Friday, June 30 between 12 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
We’ve made great strides in improving our online reporting methods. In May, we introduced online crime reporting.
We’ve launched an app for iPhone and Android devices and now it’s possible to report incidents of anti-social behaviour.
From illegal motorbikes in parks or on pavements to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or driving whilst using a mobile device – you can now go to the online crime reporting section of the police website and report directly. Visit for more details.
I was encouraged to learn that since we launched the online services last month, we’ve seen a significant increase in our web-chat and in crimes being reported online.
These services are available as an alternative to calling 101 for non-emergency matters. Please remember that you should always call 999 when it is an emergency, such as when a crime is in progress, someone suspected of a crime is nearby, when there is danger to life or when violence is being used or threatened.

We welcome any feedback from the public using our new services to help improve development in the future.
At a recent barn meet in St Albans, I listened to several landowners’ concerns around fly-tipping. As well as the spoiling our countryside this despicable activity is having a real economic impact on farmers who can find their lanes blocked or themselves having to bear the cost of removing rubbish left on their land.
It is a problem I take very seriously and am asking the police and local authorities to work more closely together to stamp it out. I have provided a grant of £80,000 to support this work and I am pleased to report that there is evidence of success.
In the period from April 2016 to early this year – 32 cases of fly-tipping offences were successfully prosecuted by Hertfordshire’s boroughs and districts.

Community safety is a shared responsibility for us all and part of my role is to provide people with the opportunity to do their bit, both by working with the police and developing a wider volunteering agenda.
Currently we have around 400 volunteers that operate across schemes that are directly co-ordinated by my office, such as; Drivesafe, Independent Custody Visiting, the Stop and Search Scrutiny Panel and the Independent Dog Welfare Scheme.

There are always opportunities for volunteers across these schemes. You can get more information about volunteering opportunities within the OPCC and Hertfordshire Constabulary by visiting or
You may not be able to commit to a volunteering role, but simply being eyes and ears in your community can help assist in crime reduction.
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 May 2017 Gaddesden May17.docx

Covering April 2017 Gaddesden APRIL 17.docx

Covering March 2017 Gaddesden Mar 17.docx

Covering February 2017 Gaddesden Feb 17.docx

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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