Crime prevention and community safety news

Dedicated Police response team for Bromley welcomed

Published on Thursday, 9 August 2018

News that London’s largest borough will continue to have a dedicated emergency police response team following the proposed merger of the Metropolitan Police basic command units is being welcomed.

  • St Paul’s Cray Recreation Ground fire

    Published on Friday, 23 March 2018

    An appeal for witnesses has been launched after play equipment in St Paul’s Cray Recreation Ground was deliberately destroyed by fire.

  • Arson and anti-social behaviour reduction success

    Published on Friday, 16 March 2018

    Crimes such as arson, fly-tipping and antisocial behaviour have fallen in targeted areas as part of a multi-agency initiative latest statistics show.

  • Concerns that police borough merger will compromise safety

    Published on Thursday, 15 February 2018

    The decision to merge the Metropolitan Police basic command units of Bromley with the boroughs of Croydon and Sutton is wrong the council’s views already expressed to the Deputy Mayor

  • Trading Standards warning scam re prize draws and lotteries

    Published on Friday, 13 January 2017

    Trading Standards are warning residents to be aware of the pitfalls related to responding to prize draws and lotteries. They are also encouraging residents to raise the issue with family members or friends who may be particularly vulnerable.

  • Halloween costume fire safety precautions urged

    Published on Thursday, 6 October 2016

    Parents are being warned about the potential fire risk often presented by children’s fancy dress costumes.

  • Partnership works to keep borough safe

    Published on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

    Bromley Police and the Safer Bromley Partnership are appealing for any further eye witness accounts of a fight that broke out in intu Bromley on Boxing Day.

  • Crystal is a glittering success

    Published on Thursday, 15 October 2015

    Bromley Council is working with its Safer Bromley Partners to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in four main ‘hotspots’ in the north of the borough.