Subject tag: Crime and Policing

20 April 2021

To mark Stalking Awareness Week two charities working in the field have published new information about this type of abberant behaviour: its prevalance, how to identify it, the effects it has on victims, how it is dealt with by the police, the rise in cyberstalking, changes resulting from the pandemic, and more.

07 April 2021

In the week that we were all shocked by the killing of a tiny baby by a dangerous driver, we need to hammer home the message of London's former top traffic cop in this interview for Crimewatch Live: 'Don't speed, challenge your friends, your family, your colleagues not to speed, and make it unacceptable. '

10 March 2021

The March 2021 edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.

31 January 2021

Which? and the police are warning people to beware a text message purporting to come from the NHS and allowing you to apply for Covid-19 vaccination.

03 January 2021

The police Safer Neighbourhoods Team for Winchmore Hill ward have called for people not to congregate outside cafes on Winchmore Hill Green to reduce Covid infections

02 January 2021

Enfield Council is proposing to renew for a further three years the public spaces protection orders that it introduced in 2018. PSPOs are designed "to stop individuals or groups of people committing anti-social behaviour in a public space".

20 November 2020

Three people have been arrested and a firearm, ammunition and £9,000 in cash seized after two vehicles were stopped by specialist officers in John Bradshaw Street N14 and Bourne Hill N13.

08 November 2020

Detectives investigating a violent attack in Firs Lane which left two people with stab injuries are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

14 October 2020

This month's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Winchmore Hill ward is now available.

30 September 2020

In 2016 residents of flats above shops in Green Lanes barely escaped with their lives from a fire. In February this year Harper Stone Property was found guilty of breaching fire regulations. A researcher for a BBC One programme is seeking information from witnesses to the fire.

23 September 2020

The September 2020 edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.

15 September 2020

Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police Service in the borough have joined the OWL Online Watch Link scheme. OWL is used in conjunction with local neighbourhood watch coordinators and, according to its website, has a proven track record in finding suspects, bringing offenders to justice and finding missing people.

26 August 2020

Last week Winchmore Hill Safer Neighbourhoods Team warned that on Wednesday 19th August on Firs Lane N21 people claiming to be from Thames Water had been going to addresses saying they want to inspect the manholes on in their gardens.

19 August 2020

The latest editions of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

12 August 2020

The Neighbourhood Watch Network is surveying the public to discover what people think about crime and how effective the police and Neighbourhood Watch are. Open to everyone, whether or not your area is covered by a Neighbourhood Watch.

02 August 2020

Local police are asking people to look out for a silver VW Transporter van with Irish number plates - 142CW707. This is used by men operating a roof repairs scam - accepting their offer to 'repair' your roof may eventually cost you thousands of pounds.

27 July 2020

Police are appealing for information to identity four suspects involved in a robbery and car-jacking on Saturday 18th July in Broomfield Avenue. A black Audi with four men inside was involved in this and other incidents that same day where vehicles were followed and drivers threatened and intimidated in the Barnet and Enfield area.

15 July 2020

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

13 July 2020

Detectives investigating an assault in Bowes Road, N11 at 13:30hrs on Friday, 26 June, which has left a man in a critical condition, are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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.