Street-level crime in Hexham

Crime for Hexham

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Street-level crime and anti-social behaviour in from the Home Office.

To protect privacy, crimes are mapped to points on or near the road where they occurred.

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Police station and neighbourhood policing team

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Hexham Police Station
Shaftoe Leazes
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 3DG
NE46 3DG

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  • Telephone: 101
  • Email: westtynedale.npt@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

West Tynedale neighbourhood policing team

Sergeant Sue Hewitson

I am one of the Sergeants responsible for managing and co-ordinating the West Tynedale Neighbourhood Policing Team, which includes the Neighbourhood Beat Managers, Special Constables and Community Support Officers.

I am based at Hexham Police Station.

I report to the Neighbourhood Inspector.

I co-ordinate the policing response to local crime/disorder problems as well as liaising with our partner agencies.  


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PC PC Zoe Dixon


I am a neighbourhood beat officer responsible for Hexham and my priorities involve:  

  • The identification of problems of crime, disorder and other quality of life issues experienced by all sections of the local community, particularly vulnerable groups.

  • Involvement in problem solving initiatives aimed at addressing the underlying causes of many of these issues.

  • Provision of a highly visible uniformed presence, aimed at reassuring the local community and reducing the fear of crime.

I am keen to build close ties with the people who live and work here so please do get in touch if you have any policing issues you wish to bring to my attention. Use the 'Contact me' link on this page to send me your thoughts about policing in this area.



 

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PC Keith Roberts

I am Neighbourhood Beat Manager at Hexham covering the areas of Bellingham, Wark, Stonehaugh, Simonburn and Birtley. 

I have 24 years service with Northumbria Police and have worked at Hexham, Prudhoe, Newcastle City Centre, Newcastle West End, Motor Patrols at Hexham, Corbridge and Bellingham.

My day-to-day duties involve ensuring close links are maintained with all sections of the local communities. I see my role as one of public reassurance and I try to look for long term solutions to issues that concern everyone in the area I work, this can only be done with the assistance of the public and by working with other agencies.

My priorities are:

  • The identification of problems of crime, disorder and other quality of life issues experienced by all sections of the local community, particularly vulnerable groups.
  • Involvement in problem solving initiatives aimed at addressing the underlying causes of many of these issues.


Provision of a highly visible uniformed presence, aimed at reassuring the local community and reducing the fear of crime.

I am keen to build close ties with the people who live and work here so please do get in touch if you have any policing issues you wish to bring to my attention.
 

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PC Auriol Bruce

I am the Neighbourhood Beat Manager at Haltwhistle covering the area of Coanwood, Gilsland, Greenhead, Halton-lea-Gate and Haltwhistle.  I have 11 years service with Northumbria Police working within Tynedale as a 24/7 response officer at Hexham, Haltwhistle, Corbridge, Prudhoe and Ponteland.

My day-to-day duties involve ensuring close links are maintained with all section of the local communities.  I see my role as one of public reassurance and I try to look for long term solutions to issues that concern everyone in the area I work.  This can only be done with the assistance of the public and by working with other agencies.

My priorities are:

  • The identification of problems of crime, disorder and other quality of life issues experienced by all sections of the local communities particularly vulnerable groups.

  • Involvement in problem solving initiatives aimed at addressing the underlying causes of many of these issues.

  • Provision of a highly visible uniformed presence, aimed at reassuring the local community and reducing the fear of crime.

I am keen to build close ties with the people who live and work here so please do get in touch if you have any policing issues you wish to bring to my attention. 

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PC Colin Heath

I am a Neighbourhood Beat Manager at Hexham and cover the areas of Kielder, Tarset, Byrness and Otterburn. My base is Bellingham.

I joined Northumbria Police in 1993 after serving 10 years in the Royal Military Police. I have worked within Tynedale as a 24/7 response Officer.  I have also carried out the following roles, Crime Investigation, Training Officer, Hexham East NBM, CBRN Assessment Officer, Tynedale LGBT Liaision Officer, and I am currently the Northumberland Wildlife Officer. 

My day-to-day duties involve ensuring close links are maintained with all sections of the local communities. I see my role as one of public reassurance and I try to look for long term solutions to issues that concern everyone in the area I work, this can only be done with the assistance of the public and by working with other agencies.

My priorities are:

  • The identification of problems of crime, disorder and other quality of life issues experienced by all sections of the local community, particularly vulnerable groups.
  • Involvement in problem solving initiatives aimed at addressing the underlying causes of many of these issues.


Provision of a highly visible uniformed presence, aimed at reassuring the local community and reducing the fear of crime. 
 

I am keen to build close ties with the people who live and work here so please do get in touch if you have any policing issues you wish to bring to my attention. Anyone wishing to contact regarding any LGB&T related crime issues/concerns or advice can contact me by calling 101 and asking for extension 69191.

Further advice can be found at:

http://www.northumbria.police.uk/advice_and_information/advice_and_support/hatecrime/index.asp


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Sergeant Neil Cockburn

I am Sergeant Neil Cockburn and I am responsible within the Hexham Neighbourhood Team for all issues related to crime.

My team covers Blanchland, Slaley, Hexham, Newbrough, Humshaugh, Chollerton and Chollerford areas.

I have over 24 years service and I began my career in Essex Police prior to joining Northumbria Police. I have both uniform and CID experience.

It is my responsibility to co-ordinate a response to core crime issues, such as burglary and vehicle crime, and endeavour to find solutions to the causes of crime.

In order to successfully carry out this task I will monitor and target crime patterns and target prolific offenders living within and visiting the area.

I report directly to the Neighbourhood Inspector and am responsible for providing both leadership and management to the following staff:

  • Neighbourhood Beat Managers (Constables)

  • Special Constabulary

  • Community Support Officers

Through my leadership I aim to ensure that my staff and I provide high visibility policing that ensures the needs of the individual neighbourhoods are met whilst also continuing to drive down crime and disorder.

My role also involves forging and maintaining close links with partnership agencies and local councillors in order to promote problem solving within each neighbourhood by working in partnership with stakeholders.


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CSO Nicola Heslop

I am a PCSO in the Hexham area I have been in this post since January 2008.

I previously worked at Tesco Superstore.

The role of a PCSO is to provide a uniformed presence on the street patrolling areas where disorder is reported and to prevent further disorder.

To provide reassurance to the public and visit schools, elderly care homes to give inputs on crime prevention advice.

We are responsible for patrolling the area and seizing alcohol from youths, carrying out house to house enquiries in support of the police and give out crime prevention advice in the area.

We work closely with the Neighbourhood Beat Managers and the Neighbourhood Beat Sergeant.


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CSO Colin Scott

I am a Police Community Support Officer for Hexham town and my role is to provide visible patrols and communication with the community to assist in the reduction of crime and disorder.

I work closely with Police Officers and other agencies to help provide public reassurance and community safety, I also work closely with local schools.

If you see me in your area please stop me and introduce yourself. 


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About this neighbourhood

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West Tynedale is a large geographical area encompassing Hexham, Haydon Bridge, Haltwhistle, Allendale, Bellingham, Otterburn, Kielder and the surrounding villages and countryside of the North Tyne, South Tyne and Allen Valleys.

The force responsible for policing and crime prevention in this area is Northumbria Police.

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