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Local priorities - 'You said, We did'

The following priorities have been identified by the community and the police:

  • You said: Drug Dealing - Orts Road

    Reports of drug dealing in Orts Road and the surrounding area.

    We did:
    Using intelligence, the team conducted a warrant at a property in Orts Road resulting in an arrest and the siezure of drugs and stolen items.

  • You said: Speeding

    Reports of speeding in Napier Road

    We did:
    Conducted speed enforcement operation along Napier Road and working with Reading Borough Council to resolve the issue.

  • You said: Drug Dealing

    Reports of drug dealing taking place along the Kennet and Avon towpath.

    We did:
    We have conducted High Visual patrols along the towpath to deter this criminality.

  • You said: Suspicious Activity/Brothel

    You said there was suspicious activity at a propety in Prospect Cottages and the property could possibly be being used as a brothel.

    We did:
    We executed a warrant and two females were arrested. Reading Magistrates issued a Closure Order on the property.

  • You said: Community Engagement

    You said you would like to see more community engagement from the police

    We did:
    We held the first ever World Cafe which members of the community were invited to attend and we are in the process of planning a second one.

These are being dealt with by your neighbourhood policing team in partnership with residents and other agencies. Progress will be reported in the Neighbourhood updates.

Neighbourhood updates

Have Your Say events

Meet your local neighbourhood officers, in person or online, to have your say on policing priorities and concerns in your local area.

Find out more about Have Your Say meetings.

Type: Have Your Say Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Time: 11:30 - 13:00
Venue: Communicare, London Road (a Nepalese translator will be present)
Contact: PC 7771 Tom Connolly

Type: Have Your Say Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Time: 11:30 - 13:00
Venue: Communicare, London Road (a Nepalese translator will be present)
Contact: PC 7771 Tom Connolly

Type: Have Your Say Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Time: 11:30 - 13:00
Venue: Communicare, London Road (a Nepalese translator will be present)
Contact: PC 7771 Tom Connolly

Neighbourhood officers

  • Sergeant Rob Pitman

    Sergeant Rob Pitman

  • Acting Sergeant Steve Marr

    Acting Sergeant Steve Marr

  • PC Joe Wyatt

    PC Joe Wyatt

  • PCSO Craig Weston

    PCSO Craig Weston

  • PCSO Sophie Beaumont

    PCSO Sophie Beaumont

  • PCSO Andrew  Scott

    PCSO Andrew Scott

  • PCSO Kirsty Boyd

    PCSO Kirsty Boyd

  • PCSO Lydia Squire

    PCSO Lydia Squire

  • PCSO Charlie Wakeling

    PCSO Charlie Wakeling

  • PCSO Danielle Ryan

    PCSO Danielle Ryan

  • PCSO Steve Smith

    PCSO Steve Smith (British Sign Language Trained)

  • PCSO Rebecca Hope

    PCSO Rebecca Hope

  • PCSO Kathie Williams

    PCSO Kathie Williams

  • PCSO Catherine Emin

    PCSO Catherine Emin

  • PCSO Elzbieta White

    PCSO Elzbieta White

  • PCSO Priya Bangar

    PCSO Priya Bangar

  • PCSO Craig McCarthy

    PCSO Craig McCarthy