physical crime reduction methods that help to make it more difficult to commit crime, knowledge and
input from residents living in the area is equally as important.
have been prevented and successful convictions achieved due to members of the community being
vigilant, responsible, knowledgeable and reporting suspicious activity to the Police at an early
Bucklebury and Downlands Neighbourhood team are urging the public to join the battle against crime
by logging their valuables on the Immobilise National Property Register which allows police and the
public to work together to make stolen items too hot to handle.
can enter the details of their possessions on the free website and report when they have been
officers not just in Thames Valley Police but around the UK can then check the details of items
that they find or seize against the database. By confirming that the seized items had been stolen,
officers can then look to prosecute whoever they were seized from and can return the valuables to
their rightful owners. Our Rural crime team PS 212 Hawkett and PCSO c9414 Colin Reeves are holding
horse tack marking and tool marking events in and around West Berkshire. Please keep an eye open
our social media site's for further details.
Thames Valley Alert
- We believe that by improving the flow of information between the community and its police we can
all make a greater impact in the prevention and detection of crime and anti social
behaviour. There is a local West Berks feed that can be found
Thames Valley Crimestoppers believes
that everyone has a responsibility to help keep their communities safe and free from crime. But not
everyone feels confident to speak out. That’s why our committee works hard to promote the charity’s
Anonymous Online Form at every opportunity. We want everyone to know that they can give information on crime and
criminals without having to give their own names and without fear of having to go to court,
retribution or betraying someone’s trust. https://crimestoppers-uk.org/in-your-area/south-east/thames-valley
for looking and supporting crime reduction in the area.