Hello and welcome to the Neighbourhood watch link for Hampstead Norreys.
West Berkshire is a very safe place to live with low crime levels, particularly in Hampstead Norreys.
Downlands – your neighbourhood and officers
Aside 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
Crimes 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 stage.
The 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
Residents can enter the details of their possessions on the free
website and report when they have been stolen.
Police 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.
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
There is a local West Berks feed that can be found at
but it only has press releases on there, not all of the Thames Valley
Alerts that are sent out. If anyone wants the updated information for themselves that should
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
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.
Thank you for looking and supporting crime reduction in the area.