Community Safety – Public Consultation

Camden Community Safety

Camden Council is undertaking a consultation on the future of their Community Safety Service. They are proposing to reduce expenditure by 25% and then target resources those most at risk of harm. They want to hear from you about what services you would like to see. For more information and to complete their survey please […]

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Commissioner’s roadshow

Commissioner Roadshow

Camden residents are invited to attend a meeting with the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, taking place on Thursday 26 May, 6.30 – 7.30 pm (doors open at 6.00 pm for refreshments), at Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, London N1 2UD.

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Camden Town Police Raids

Over 200 police took part in Operation Lighthouse this morning. At 5.45 am Camden’s Proactive Unit, Gangs Unit and other police teams hit 14 different addresses and made 10 arrests in the Camden Town area. This action follows several months of targeting drug dealers and suppliers in Camden Town, specifically along the canal towpath. The […]

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Brussels Attacks – message from Commander Mak Chishty

Met Police

We are all aware of the shocking and tragic attacks in Brussels today; first and foremost I would like to express that our heartfelt prayers and wishes are to all those involved and to the Belgian nation. We are still in the early stages of learning about what took place but I would like to […]

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Complete the Community Safety Partnership online survey

Each year the borough Strategic Assessment informs the Community Safety Partnership Board in selecting the strategic priorities for the forthcoming year. In previous years they have held focus groups in order to get the views of people who live and work in Camden. However, this year it will be done via an online consultation. Click […]

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Do you want to help keep children safe in Camden?

The Camden Safeguarding Children Board (CSCB) is recruiting a Camden resident to become a Lay Member of the Board. What you would do: We are looking for one person (or two) with knowledge of local child safety and issues within the local community, who could speak on behalf of the community – representing their views […]

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Support Camden’s Late Night Levy

On Monday 25 January Camden Councillors will be voting on the introduction of a Late Night Levy. The Camden Safer Neighbourhood Board strongly supports the levy that will be used to pay for much-needed extra policing. The Board has taken the unusual step of writing to councillors. The letters says: “The Trustees of​ Camden Safer […]

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Making it easier to report Hate Crime

A new smartphone app was launched last October to make it easier for Londoners to report hate crime and access support services. The Mayor of London’s Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC) launched the app during National Hate Crime Awareness Week, with the aim of boosting confidence in reporting and encouraging victims of hate crime […]

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Pedicab consultation

Camden Council are considering using their new Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) to tackle nuisance pedicabs. Pedicabs are the rickshaw type passenger carrying vehicles often seen in the West End. The Council has received complaints from residents about antisocial behaviour associated with pedicabs particularly noise nuisance and disturbance late at night and in the early hours […]

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CSNB opposes privately funded police

Camden Safer Neighbourhood Board opposes any moves to privately fund police officers in Camden. We firmly believe that police resources in the Borough should be guided by the priorities of all local residents. Camden Police must continue to work with the community and direct resources where they are most needed based on intelligence and evidence.

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