This message is dated Monday 1st August 2022 - Windsor

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Launch of new TVP website feature - Your Area:

TVP has updated the force website, to incorporate a new feature allowing members of the public to view information about their local neighbourhood.


Anyone can now search by a town, road name or postcode, to view information such as; contact information for their local Neighbourhood Team, upcoming events and crime data. This was previously held on the national police.uk website

It is under the reporting section – simply type in your postcode in the box on the front page:

https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/

When you look at Crime Stats on line, you need to be cautious and aware. These are taken directly from police computers.  No-one actually looks at them, to assess if they really reflect the situation.

For example:  Read these stats, with a note of caution !

Burglary
The Police system records a garage break of ‘integrated garage’ as a ‘burglary dwelling’.  The system also includes burglaries in domestic abuse / family cases, - where named parties enter a property and items go missing.  Shared accommodation, where allegedly items go missing.  Landlord and tenant – where a landlord enters a property for inspection and an allegation is made that items have gone missing.  We also have cases, where it is believed the aggrieved is suffering from mental impairment / dementia.  They report burglaries continually / thefts by carers etc.  Sometimes a member of a family simply moves an item in a house and the owner reports it as a burglary, even though there is no evidence of forced entry, only to phone back later to explain.
Re ‘Theft of’ cars, we have cases reported to us, where the owner has forgotten where they parked their car / a family member borrowed it.

These cases remain in the stats and show on the website.  Please remember, these are not proved and charged crimes that have taken place.  These are ‘reported’ crimes.  If a person believes a crime has taken place and phones us, it is recorded, even though later it appears, they may have been mistaken or categorised the crime incorrectly.  Or several people report the same crime.

CRIME:

I have attached reference numbers to each crime report. If you live in the vicinity of any of the crimes mentioned and have CCTV or a video doorbell, can you please check the footage. If you have any that might be of interest to the police, can you please make contact with us, quoting reference number given.

Alternatively you can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or email - www.crimestoppers-uk.org

WINDSOR CENTRAL:
31/7  Sunday 2.10 a.m.  Victoria Road Car Park.  Report of 3 men spraying offensive graffiti in the toilets.  Ref. No:  43220339027
29/7  Friday 1 a.m. – 4.10 a.m.  Cricket Club car Park, Home Park.  Car window smashed – backpack and contents including a laptop, iPad & passport stolen.  Ref. No:  43220339082
30/7  Saturday 3.30 p.m.  Peascod Street.  Two bikes locked together.  The chain cut and one bike stolen.  A bright blue, Cube bike.  Ref. No:  43220338163
31/7  Sunday 11.45 Leisure Pool Car Park.  An offender was disturbed cutting the chain on a locked up bike, but was able to make off with it, but left his backpack behind !!!!  Ref. No:  43220339294

ETON & ETON WICK:
1/8  Monday 1.20 a.m.  Princes Close, Eton.  Report of several houses being ‘marked’.  No further details at this time.  Ref. No:  43220340226

WINDSOR WEST
CLEWER, DEDWORTH & OAKLEY GREEN:

29/7  Friday 2.45 p.m. / 3 p.m.  Hanover Way.  Four teenagers removed a sink and other items from a skip as the property is being renovated.  They took it to the children’s play area and smashed it up covering the play area with shards of chins.  They also smashed up a child’s scooter, left overnight.  Ref. No:  43220338038.

CLEWER EAST & PARK:
29/7  Friday overnight.  School car park, Wood Close.  Catalytic converter stolen from under a car.  Ref. No:  43220336658
29/7  Friday 9 a.m. / 1 p.m.  Theme park, Car Park, Winkfield Road X 4.  1.  Catalytic converter stolen from under a Honda Jazz.  Ref. No:  43220336811  2.  Catalytic converter stolen from under a Toyota Auris.  Ref. No:  43220338338  3.  Catalytic converter stolen from under a Toyota Prius.  Ref. No:  43220339232  4.  Catalytic converter stolen from under a Honda Jazz  Ref. No:  43220340200

WINDSOR EAST
DATCHET, HORTON & WRAYSBURY:

29/7  Friday 7.25 p.m.  Swan Sanctuary, Horton Road, Datchet.  CCTV footage of a teenager on the property.  On the previous Wednesday teenagers had broken in and attacked the injured swans in their pens.  Ref: No:  43220337032
30/7  Saturday 9.25 p.m.  Horton Road, Datchet.  The owner reports theft of parcels from their doorstep.  The owner was at work, when they received an alert from their video doorbell.  They have video footage of a man riding up on a bike, walking up the drive and stealing the three packages, which had been delivered.  Ref. No:  43220340478
29/7 – 30/7  Friday 6 p.m. / Saturday 12 noon.  Swan Court, Southlea Road, Datchet.  Theft of index plate.  Ref. No:  43220340372

OLD WINDSOR:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.



Please consider using our online reporting system but please note this reporting tool is not for use where a crime happening right now, the suspect is still at the scene, or anyone seriously injured or in immediate danger.

https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/

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Eyes, ears.....and Brain

Jeff
Jeffrey.pick@thamesvalley.police.uk

NEWS UPDATE FROM NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH



Why not start a new scheme in your street - A scheme is a group of members, usually in the same road or area, which has a coordinator to manage the scheme.

In the last week, we have had inquiries from various residents and we are delighted to announce that three new schemes are being set up.

There are many benefits to starting a scheme - awareness of types of crimes that affect our communities such as vehicle crime and advice on scams, access to CCTV,  for instance.

Neighbourhood Watch is not just about crime awareness though. It's about supporting communities and tackling issues within them like, loneliness and vulnerability.

Being aware of these issues will enable you to be proactive in your community to help those in our communities that need support.

Please contact us on contact@windsorascotnhwa.org.uk and we will be delighted to assist.
Valerie Pike, Chairman of Windsor & Ascot NHW Association. 

 
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Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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