Annual Policing Survey

‘How safe do you feel where you live?’ That is the one of the key questions Matthew Scott, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent, is asking residents this summer. Mr Scott said: ‘I set Kent Police’s priorities based on the things people tell me matter to them. My Annual Policing Survey is a key […]

Home and Garden Security

Your guide to crime prevention – Home and Garden Security   Protect your Garden   Maintain hedges and fences to prevent unwanted visitors from entering your garden Close your garden gate and lock it from the inside Store bins and ladders carefully so they can’t be used as climbing aids Store tools and equipment somewhere […]

Phantom Debt Fraud

Phantom Debt Fraud   Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector, bailiff or other type of enforcement agent. The fraudster may claim to be working […]

Online crime reporting and non-injury collison – LIVE

We wanted to make you and your parish aware of two updates made to the Kent Police website recently. The public can now report crimes and incidents as well as non-injury road traffic collisions ONLINE directly to us through our website (www.kent.police.uk). Once a report is made to us online, the user will receive a […]

Annual Policing Survey

An invitation to take part in the PCC’s Annual Policing Survey   As Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Scott sets the strategic priorities for Kent Police. Earlier this year he published Safer in Kent: The Community Safety and Criminal Justice Plan. The plan is kept under constant review and is regularly updated in line with what […]

Protect and Connect Campaign – Kent Police

Kent Police are continuing to help protect the public and businesses against online crime. We have been and will continue to post messages across our social media channels around protecting the public and businesses online. We’d be extremely grateful if you could share materials and the hashtag #protectandconnect or signpost the public to our website […]

Cyber Crime

ALERT from Kent Police Neighbourhood Watch Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, an alert urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days. PROTECTION / PREVENTION ADVICE Key Protect messages for businesses to […]