PC Richard Bailey wrote:Now we are entering the winter months and the nights are drawing in, if you would like us to visit you and advise you on any issues or questions you may have over home and/or personal security, please contact me or my team on 020 8721 2480 or PerryVale.SNT@met.police.uk and I will arrange a home visit for this purpose and provide you with a free property marking kit for your valuables.
You can also now follow Perry Vale Safer Neighbourhood Team stories and activities on Twitter by going to @MPSForestHill.
Meanwhile from the Perry Vale Newsletter
They are also distributing this posterYou Said, We Listened, We Did
Officers from Perry Vale and Forest Hill SNT responded to local residents complaints of anti-social behaviour (ASB) by local youths in the Hyndwood Estate SE23. After a short period of time, officers gathered intelligence to support a search warrant on a house which was the focus of this activity. This resulted in an arrest and eviction of the offender.
In response from directions from our ward panel, we conducted speed enforcement exercises on some of the main thoroughfares within Perry Vale. This gave us the opportunity to educate many motorists to remind them of their personal responsibility when carrying passengers and their obligation to follow the statutory speed limit. This will be an ongoing exercise.
During October officers have conducted crime prevention exercises outside Forest Hill railway station where they handed crime prevention leaflets to members of the public advising them of their personal safety, particularly when using their mobile phone in public.
Good News Story
On Friday 3rd October, officers from Perry Vale and Forest Hill SNT challenged 6 youths after a member of the public alleged they were smoking drugs. When stopped, these youths attempted to make off and two were detained. One of these youths was subsequently arrested for being in possession of a quantity of cannabis and a large samurai
Crime Prevention Advice Over Halloween
While Halloween can undoubtedly be a great deal of fun, it can also be a particularly distressing time of year for some of the more vulnerable members of our communities - especially the elderly. With this in mind, Perry Vale SNT is urging trick or treaters to think carefully about which doors they knock on this Halloween. Better still, why not just stay at home and have a Halloween themed party with your friends and neighbours.
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