Every neighbourhood in the Thames Valley area has a dedicated neighbourhood policing team that works together with the local community and partners to: reduce crime and incidents, bring more offenders to justice, protect the vulnerable and tackle violence against women and girls and improve victim service and public confidence.
Neighbourhood policing teams are led by senior police officers and include police officers, Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), police staff, police support volunteers and the Special Constabulary.
They aim to make communities safer through an approach that is focussed on visibility, engagement, problem solving and community resilience.
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Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) that has a significant impact on the community, Identified locations include playparks, local shopping precincts, town centre cinemas and the Point complex.
Issued 01 June 2023
The Neighbourhood Team work in conjunction with the partner agencies and landowners to deter incidents and identify offenders. 18 June 23 – Neighbourhood Officers called to assist with a number of youths been disorderly within Cineworld, one youth was racially abusive and was arrested for assaulting an officer. 19 June 23 – Neighbourhood Officers called into the town centre dealt with a drunken female who was arrested as she had assaulted a male member of public by biting. A adult male who had been reportedly seen carrying a knife, and a group of youths for trespassing on the roof of a Lexicon store.