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Rural Crime

Directing a focus on areas within our community susceptible to rural crime, and introducing preventative measures.

The Wincanton NPT are committed to tackling rural crime and supporting our rural communities.


  • 16 May 2023

    The Wincanton Neighbourhood Policing Team have recently conducted Crime Prevention Assessments at local farms in cooperation with the Rural Affairs Unit.

    Crime Prevention Assessments are a great opportunity to find out about some key rural crime preventative methods.

    If you think that Crime Prevention Assessment will be beneficial at your location, please do not hesitate to contact your local officers – Wincanton Rural West | Avon and Somerset Police.

  • 5 September 2022

    The Wincanton NPT have been collecting and developing intelligence relating to local farms and rural crime.

    They have also been working alongside other NPT’s and departments to take a more cohesive approach to tackling rural crime.

  • 8 July 2022

    The Wincanton NPT have had the A&S Rural Affairs Team do some training with them to be able to identify stolen plant machinery.

  • 9 June 2022

    Email out the Rural Crime News Letter to local farms offering crime prevention advice and up to date issues

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