At the recent Safer Panel (SNP) is the Cope Ward saw a massive spike in burglaries making it the worst hit area in the Borough.
A lot of these burglaries have taken place during the day. Interestingly a lot of these occur blocks of flats.
Copers Cope Ward has three officers and these are being joined by other officers from Kelsey Park & Shortlands, and Clock House to show a beefed up presence on patrol.
Police have issued these measures:
- All residents should operate the communal front door entry system to give access only to their own, known visitors and greet their visitors personally.
- Residents must not allow access to the common parts to any unknown callers and must ensure that the entrance door is secured when entering/exiting the building.
- All ground floor windows and doors must be securely locked whenever no-one is home.
- Any suspicious should be reported to the police on 101.
Any suspicious behavior
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