Subject tag: Crime and Policing

12 July 2020

On 8th July a large police contingent used an armoured truck to break into a fortified site at Crews Hill. Three men are in custody, charged with modern slavery offences, and 11 adult victims are being cared for. A report on the Metropolitan Police website describes how to spot signs of possible modern slavery.

01 July 2020

Scams Awareness 2020 finished last week, but the advice handed out during the campaign is useful all year round.

10 June 2020

This month's editions of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill ward are now available.

10 June 2020

In response to a complaint from the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area about unauthorised tree surgery, an Enfield council officer has written warning against scams operated by rogue tree surgeons - in this case, by a firm called Acacia Tree Surgery.

16 May 2020

Four people from Palmers Green have been charged with forced labour offences following an investigation by the Met's Modern Slavery and Child Exploitation unit.

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05 May 2020

The May edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.

19 April 2020

This month's editions of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

13 April 2020

Footage on Twitter of the police chasing a drug driver from near Ritz Parade, then along the A105 through Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill, eventually ending in the chased car crashing outside St Stephen's Bush Hill Park.

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12 April 2020

Detective Superintendent Andy Cox from the Met's Roads and Transport Policing Command has recorded a YouTube video in which he talks about the incidence of extreme speeding during the coronavirus lockdown and police operations against all speeding in London. He urges all drivers not to speed and passengers to ask drivers to slow down - speeding should, he says, be as socially unacceptable as drink driving.

23 March 2020

A Palmers Green resident has been charged with firearms offences after police stopped a taxi in Elvedon Road N13.

19 February 2020

Harper Stone Property has been fined £20,000 for breaches of fire regulations which nearly led to loss of lives when a fire broke out four years ago at 268-278 Green Lanes in the centre of Palmers Green.

19 February 2020

This month's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

07 February 2020

On 5 February, Enfield Southgate MP Bambos Charalambous, in his new role as shadow justice minister, initiated a debate in Westminster Hall about excessive use by the police of release under investigation rather than release on police bail.

22 January 2020

Police are appealing for help in tracing a 4x4 involved in a hit and run that left a young girl with serious injuries. The collision occurred on the North Circular Road at the junction with Melville Gardens on 2nd December.

09 January 2020

January's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.

16 December 2019

December's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards is now available.

15 November 2019

This month's editions of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

14 October 2019

There seems to have been a recent increase in crimes committed where the victims are sitting in stationary cars or have just parked up.

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13 October 2019

This month's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.

02 October 2019

Detectives investigating a series of sexual assaults on women travelling on buses in east and north London are appealing for help to identify a man they wish to speak to.