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General Crime Reduction Advice

Crime Reduction Tips

“watch out for opportunists looking to steal your car on an icy morning. Lock it, then scrape the windows!”

“…discarded empty electronics boxes are an invitation on Boxing Day. Flat pack and recycle..”

“…tag and mark your new bikes and equipment..” www.bikeregister.com www.immobilise.com

“..review your outside lights and security for these dark evenings and mornings!..”

“..be careful around ATM’S. Shield your PIN!..”

“look out for fraudsters on line, on the street and on your telephone….” Action Fraud

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  • Wednesday 1st March, 2023

    Upgrades to CCTV provided by local authorities are helping police identify those responsible for ASB and Criminal Damage in Shepton Mallet town.

    Cameras and ring doorbells can be valuable additions to your home security. However, casual use of this equipment, particularly poorly placed cameras, can worry your neighbours and is often the cause of neighbourhood disputes.

    The information commissioners office are the authority for digital information storage and retrieval in the UK. They have this useful information;

    Information Commissioners Office



  • Saturday 21st January, 2023

    Think WIDEN to prevent burglary

  • Friday 13th January, 2023

    Keep these fraud and crime reduction tips handy. Fraudsters don’t just operate at Xmas.

  • Friday 16th December, 2022

    Have you seen this crime reduction advice from Neighbourhood Watch?

    Having a burglar alarm can deter many criminals so please see the attached document for information on the different types of alarm that are available. Christmas home security.

    There are a number of plants you can use to help protect your property. Christmas Security – Hedges and Plants

    Please see the attached document for tips on keeping yourself and your family safe from fraudsters. Keeping fraudsters away

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