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Crime and Policing

Man charged with Palmers Green murder

11 May 2024

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a pensioner in Millicent Grove, Palmers Green, on 7th May.

Met seeking public's views about use of stop and search

21 February 2024

The Metropolitan Police have launched a survey with the aim of finding out Londoners' views about stop and search.

St John's church fire: 'Your encouragement has given us strength to dust ourselves off from the haters'

06 February 2024

Police are treating the New Year's Day fire in St John the Evangelist church as arson. It was preceded by a campaign of misogynistic harrassment of the vicar, Rev Julie Coleman. Repairs and redecoration will cost 'tens of thousands' and the church may be out of use for six months.

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Out of control!

20 December 2023

Images of two crashes in Palmers Green this week. How can we put an end to reckless driving? Why is it not at the top of the police's priorities? Why do magistrates award such lenient sentences to people who endanger the public?

How to report crime

27 November 2023

Karl Brown, chair of the Palmers Green Ward Panel (CAPE), provides advice about ways of reporting crime.

November 2023 meeting of the Palmers Green Ward Panel (CAPE)

27 November 2023

'Report, report and report.' That was the key message for us all emerging from the latest PG CAPE, writes its chair, Karl Brown. Without information, crime statistics will be misleading, and with many more eyes and ears across our community than the police can muster, we are ideally placed to provide intel on potential and actual bad things.

What issues concern PG residents most?

09 November 2023

In the run-up to the first Palmers Green local community hub, Enfield Climate Action Forum has published a list of the issues that most concern people. The full timetable for the hub has now been published, along with details of the discussion leaders and the topics.

Public meetings put dealing with car meets and boy racers on the agenda

11 October 2023

Two recent public meetings have raised the profile of complaints about car 'meets', 'boy racers' and speeding on the A10 and elsewhere. They have already led to some action being taken, but do the police and council have the resources and powers (and determination) required to resolve this longstanding issue?

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Helping shape Enfield Council's new serious violence duty strategy

04 October 2023

Enfield Council is seeking input from residents and businesses to help develop its Serious Violence Duty Strategy for the period 2024-25.

September's ward panel shows high level of community interest and commitment

04 October 2023

Karl Brown, chair of the Palmers Green ward panel, reports on discussions at its most recent meeting on 12th September.

Safer Neighbourhood News for Palmers Green ward

02 August 2023

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

A reset for the Met: community crime fighting, culture change and 'fixing our foundations'

26 July 2023

The Casey Review, set up in the wake of the murder of Sarah Everard by a serving police office, identified serious shortcomings in the standards of behaviour and internal culture of the Metropolitan Police Service. In response, the force's Commissioner, Sir Mark Rowley, has launched a two-year reform plan called A New Met for London. Enfield residents will have an opportunity to learn about the plan and provide feedback at a community engagement event on Friday 4th August.

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Murder investigation launched after stabbing in Palmers Green

12 July 2023

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed during a fight in Berkshire Gardens late on Tuesday evening (11th July).

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Palmers Green ward panel meeting, 30 May 2023

07 June 2023

Karl Brown, chair of the Palmers Green ward panel, reports on its second meeting, held on 30th May.

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Safer Neighbourhoods Newsletter - Arnos Grove ward

07 June 2023

This month's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Arnos Grove ward is now available.

Safer Neighbourhood News for Palmers Green ward - May 2023

30 May 2023

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

Winchmore Hill ward safer neighbourhoods team: Virtual ward panel survey

28 May 2023

The safer neighbourhoods team are conducting an online survey to find out residents' views on local policing priorities.

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PG ward forum: Plenty to discuss

24 May 2023

The Palmers Green ward forum on 22nd May discussed many issues raised by residents. The Safer Neighbourhoods Team answered questions and there were briefings by the Young Mayors and the chair of the Ward Panel.

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Palmers Green ward safer neighbourhoods team: Virtual ward panel survey

23 May 2023

The safer neighbourhoods team are conducting an online survey to find out residents' views on local policing priorities.

Arnos Grove ward panel: call for more members

10 May 2023

On 4th May Southgate Green Safer Neighbourhoods Team issued a call for more people to volunteer for places on the ward panel (also referred to by the obsolete designation CAPE) for the new Arnos Grove ward

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