On the Beat: Neighbourhood Policing Team update

Greetings everyone, Happy New Year, I hope you have all enjoyed the festive period.

As we look forward to 2024 and what it will bring I just wish to say thank you to the partnership agencies that the police work with without whose valuable contributions we could not achieve our aims: reducing crime, protecting vulnerable people and reassuring the public.

The Leeds anti-social behaviour team and wider partners in the relatively new problem-solving group have been integral in addressing a number of issues within Beeston & Holbeck ward, these problems have been highlighted by you the residents, or by the local Councillors.

Please continue to report issues either utilising the 101 system on the phone or online, Crimestoppers or 999 in an emergency.

I am pleased to report the dedicated off road bike team have made significant progress into the anti-social use of off road vehicles across South Leeds in particular within Middleton and Belle isle.

We still have work to do and I want to reassure you the work is continuing. We have also recently seen a reduction in regards to the ‘Car meets’ across south Leeds. This comes after a number of operations to target them resulting in a number of tickets being issued for a variety of offences.

The South Leeds neighbourhood team has a dedicated social media account in which we look to update you all on what the team has been doing. I know that often as residents you feel frustrated at the perceived lack of action so, please follow the media accounts so you can see what has been happening.

We also advertise the community contact points, residents meetings and other community events that you can all attend and meet your local officers.

Find us on Facebook at fb.com/WYPLeedsSouth


This post was written by Insp Mark Lund of the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team

Photo: A car meet on Lowfields Road


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