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The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) is consulting on a draft London Police & Crime Plan with the title A Safer City for all Londoners.  This is the second, statutory, phase of the consultation - the first phase was carried out using a survey on the Talk London website. You can respond to the consultation either by completing a 14-question online survey, by email or by post. Links Introductory information and survey link Current draft document.......

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A resident of Park Avenue in Palmers Green has set up an e-petition on the Enfield Council website asking for a barrier to be fitted at the entrance to an area of lock-up garages at the bottom of Park Avenue, near the footpath across the New River which gives access to Hazelwood Recreation Ground. The petitioners are asking for a barrier to prevent access by flytippers and drug users to the area behind the brick wall The petition reads: We the undersigned petition the Council.......

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Palmers Green is pioneering the use of a Swedish smartphone app to help residents work together with Police and community groups to support each other and increase safety and security in the area, as well as decrease criminal activity.  But don't worry if you haven't got a smartphone -  you can also join in using any computer that's connected to the Web. The Metropolitan Police have selected Enfield to pilot the Trygve app, which is now in use by the Palmers Green Ward Safer.......

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Enfield Council has funded 16 new police officers to work as an additional resource to tackle crime on Council housing estates. The officers, who began patrolling at the start of September, will be based on estates where residents have reported higher levels of criminal activity and will be a clear visible presence that any crime or anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated. The extra officers are fully funded by Enfield Council and have been supplied by the Metropolitan Police and MOPAC.......

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Bogus "guttering and roofing" firms are continuing to prey on householders in various parts of Enfield.  Residents are warned not to be taken in, but to report any suspicious approaches to the police or Citizens' Advice Bureau. We first passed on a message from the police about these criminals in July, but it was clear from a briefing given at last week's Palmers Green Ward Forum that the problem is ongoing and that the criminal gangs are not simply picking houses at random,  but are.......

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The following message was sent by Jennifer Arkwright, PCSO for Palmers Green Ward Safer Neighbourhoods Team.  Members of the Safer Neigbourhoods Team will be briefing and answering queries at the Palmers Green Ward Forum on Thursday 6th October. In the early hours of Sunday 02nd October 2016, Palmers Green, Southgate green and surrounding areas of Enfield Borough have been targeted by two unknown males, riding a white scooter, they have been carrying out Theft from Motor vehicle and.......

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The following urgent message was sent by Jennifer Arkwright, the PCSO for Palmers Green Ward. Dear Ward Member, Enfield is experiencing high levels of rogue traders at present predominantly pretending to be roofers and performing work on your properties that you do not need and did not ask for while robbing your bank accounts all in with the bargain. Chase, Bush Hill and Palmers Green Wards have been effected, nowhere has really escaped this current team/s Please read the attached letter from.......

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