Category Archives: Crime Prevention

Ransomware Cyber Attack

Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)  Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau … Continue reading

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Nip Garden Crime in the Bud

As the weather warms up, Broxtowe Borough Council is urging residents to protect their valuable garden equipment this summer by following some simple garden crime prevention tips. Power tools, lawn mowers, garden tools and bikes are just some of the … Continue reading

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Sandiacre Police offer residents crime prevention freebies

Our officers from the Sandiacre Safer Neighbourhood Team will be handing out free crime prevention goodies to people from the village. The team is holding a crime prevention event this Saturday 1pm-4pm (February 11) in the car park of the … Continue reading

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Crime free Christmas shopping checklist!

Best practice whilst out shopping – as advised by Immobilise. Put cash and cards away safely (not in your back pocket) before leaving the till or cash machine. Try not to keep all your valuables in one place, especially your phone … Continue reading

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Bramcote burglaries targeting Asian Gold

Police are appealing for information after two burglaries where the suspects were believed to be targeting Asian gold. Both incidents happened in the Bramcote area, while the occupants were at home. Asian gold is a general term which refers to … Continue reading

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Stay Safe During Darker Nights‏

Autumn is well underway and with the clocks about to go back, Broxtowe residents are being urged to follow some simple safety tips to ensure they don’t become the victims of crime this winter. During the darker nights many of … Continue reading

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Thefts of Catalytic Converters

Carlo Marraffa Police, PC 1267, Nottinghamshire writes on behalf of Inspector Wragg: Please be aware that there have recently been a number of thefts of Catalytic Converters from vans, four-wheel drives and ordinary saloon cars around Nottingham.   The thefts have … Continue reading

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The 12 Online Frauds of Christmas – Protect Yourself!

Samantha Hancock (Police, Pre Crime Unit Manager, Nottinghamshire) writes: As online retailers prepare for the busiest days of the year Nottinghamshire Police is supporting a campaign to prevent people falling victim to cyber crime.

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Priority Setting Meeting Minutes 29 July 2014

Please see the minutes from the latest meeting. We welcomed several new members from Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Schemes in Stapleford – The Pippins, Lime Grove Lookout and Cemetery Road.  Many issues were discussed and the new priorities have been set as Speeding, … Continue reading

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The Truth About Modern Car Theft

If you receive crime alerts or keep up to date with the crime statistics via NottsWatch, Notts Police, PSM Minutes or by other means, you will likely have noticed car theft continues to be a problem.   I’m pleased to say that the … Continue reading

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