Information on the Russell Square attack

Police were called just after 10.30pm on Wednesday 3 July to reports of a man armed with a knife assaulting people at Russell Square, Camden. A woman in her 60s has died and 5 others were injured during the incident. Two other women and three men received various injuries in the attack. Two of the […]

What’s your view on dog ASBOs?

Dog mess and irresponsible dog owners are a blight on our streets. In every Safety Views survey the CSNB has carried out over the past four years, dog mess has been the most complained about issue. Camden Council is currently consulting on a potential new approach to managing irresponsible dog ownership across the borough and […]

Brexit leading to Hate Crime?

In response to concerns about an increase in Hate Crime following the Brexit vote, Camden Council Leader, Cllr Sarah Hayward, has published a letter restating the Council’s commitment to community cohesion. Cllr Hayward is encouraging anyone who has experienced Hate Crime to report it to the Police using the 101 number. Peter Ward from Camden […]

Community Safety - Public Consultation

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 […]

Commissioner’s 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.

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 […]

Brussels Attacks - message from Commander Mak Chishty

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]