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 […]

Theft from motor vehicle – Shepherdswell

Theft from motor vehicle – Shepherdswell. On the 30th – 31st December between the hours of 2100 and 0800, various power had been taken from a van parked on the driveway of a property in Church Hill (approx. halfway down), Shepherdswell. If you have any information which may be useful to the investigation of this […]

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 […]

Thefts from motor vehicles

Kent Police is reminding people to keep their vehicles secure following a spate of thefts at various locations in the east of the county. There is typically an increase in vehicle crime during the summer months, which is partly due to people leaving windows or sunroofs open or forgetting to lock up. A number of […]

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 […]