Victims Commissioner 2021 Victims Survey – initial deadline 30 June

Have you been a victim of or reported a crime in England and Wales in the past 3 years? The Victims’ Commissioner wants to hear about your experience of the criminal justice system: Victims’ Survey 2021 – Victims Commissioner

The Victims’ Commissioner has launched her 2021 Victims’ Survey. The survey will explore experiences of the criminal justice system from those who have been victims of or reported a crime in the past three years.

Complete the survey to have your voice heard: Victims’ Survey 2021 – Victims Commissioner

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Police advice regarding Theft prevention from vehicles and garden sheds

There has been a spike in thefts from vehicles and garden sheds in Calderdale. The police have released some flyers with advice to deter and prevent burglaries and break-ins.

Theft from Vehicle

Theft from Shed

Police Crime Prevention Advice for Halifax North Local Businesses and Community Centres

Burglary Business and Community Crime Prevention Advice

West Yorkshire Police provide crime prevention advice online and in person. The Business Crime section of the West Yorkshire Police website contains a range of information for keeping your business and business premises safe and secure.

For more information visit


 General Crime Prevention

There are 10 principles of crime prevention that can assist you in reducing the opportunity for crime to occur at your home, your place of work or your business.

For more information visit


West Yorkshire Police Community Alert

West Yorkshire Police provide updates on Local Policing through ‘West Yorkshire Police Community Alert’ and you can sign up to receive updates relevant to your area.

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Police Officers wear Body Worn Cameras to increase safety ‘Focus’

WestyorkspoliceWest Yorkshire Police’s technological transformation is taking another step forward.

The Force has agreed a contract that sees officers and staff across the county wearing the latest state of the art body worn video cameras during their duties.

Following a recent pilot of the devices in the Bradford District, a phased roll out will now begin… read more…

All officers will wear them as part of their uniforms including Police Community Support Officers and also officers in plain clothes.

The cameras will film pictures and record sound to help you and the police meaning that people may not need to go to court because information about what happened will be on video.

See more information about the body worn cameras here

A career to inspire you with West Yorkshire Police

WestyorkspoliceAre you the sort of person who loves to help people and always looking to make a difference?

Why not consider applying to become a Police Officer

Apply today at

Or find out more on the following dates:

  • Saturday 23 April – 12pm to 2pm – King Cross Library
  • Tuesday 3 May – 5pm to 7pm – Queens Road Neighbourhood Centre

Crime Prevention advice for local residents

darker nights posterAs the nights draw in opportunist burglars may have noticed that your home is in darkn

West Yorkshire police would like to suggest that you place timer switches, together with a lamp, in both a downstairs and an upstairs room which will give the impression to a burglar that there is someone home… click here for helpful imformation and advice…

If you require a FREE home security survey you can contact your local Crime Prevention Officers, Jill and Tracy, on mobile 07736087199, West Yorkshire Police on 101 or email

Neighbourhood Officers visit Ovenden Men’s Group

Ovenden Neighbourhood Officers, PC Kim McCloskey and PCSO Trevor Lovelock, along with Council Warden Dave Pickard, attended a local Men’s group at Halifax Rugby Union Club, Ovenden Park on Wednesday 4 November to speak to members about the current Autumn/Winter Burglary Campaign and how to get a free Crime Prevention Survey.

The group were very interested in the partnership working that the officers are involved in around the area, including projects with Youth Services for the younger generation, up-coming Community work and becoming a Special Constable.

Helen Enevoldson, North Halifax Staying Well Worker said:

“It’s great to see this new group for men in North Halifax taking off and getting involved in the local community.”

The Men’s Group runs every Wednesday at Halifax RUFC and is always looking for new members to join the very welcoming and friendly bunch.

Click here for information about the group.