EastCliff, Springbourne & Boscombe

Find your neighbourhood

The Eastcliff & Springbourne section is made up of a large residential population along with a thriving tourist and business trade, due to the close proximity of the beach and transport links. The problems associated with policing both a business and residential community are complicated and the team work closely with partner agencies to reduce and prevent crime.

Boscombe has a popular shopping precinct which includes a local market and a historical shopping arcade within walking distance from Boscombe Pier and beach. Our iconic Police Enquiry Box is in the centre of this regenerating community, enabling local residents and traders to engage with their local officers. Surrounding the precinct is a large residential community. This provides a diverse range of challenges which the team continuously strive to tackle.

Local priorities

Current priorities (last reviewed May 2017):

  1. Tackle ASB in Boscombe Precinct - Op Benchmark is a regular operation targeting offenders of ASB, high visibility patrols and reassuring members of public. The police enquiry box telephone is available to members of the public 24 hours a day to report ASB.

  2. Tackle ASB in Knyveton Gardens and Holdenhurst Road - Op Segment is a regular operation targeting offenders of ASB through high visibility and plain clothes patrols, involving multi-agency partnership working.

     

Resolved priorities and actions taken:

  1. Will be updated when current priorities are resolved.

 


Get involved

Speak with the team at one of the following local events.

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Your inspector

Inspector Adam Gill
Inspector Adam Gill

Your local station

Boscombe Hub 501-507 Christchurch Road Bournemouth

Telephone: 101 for non-emergency calls. In an emergency, please call 999.

If you know who you want to speak to at a station, ask for them by name and station and staff will check for you and connect you if they are available or take a message.

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Please note that the Boscombe Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.

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EastCliff, Springbourne & Boscombe

Neighbourhood Policing Team

PCSO Julia Finlayson
PCSO Julia Finlayson
PC Paul Harding
PC Paul Harding
PS Ashley White
PS Ashley White
PCSO Pete Smith
PCSO Pete Smith
PC Luke Smith
PC Luke Smith
PC Euan Douglas
PC Euan Douglas
PC Andrew Jennings
PC Andrew Jennings
PCSO Hannah Gryba
PCSO Hannah Gryba
PC Mel Rooney
PC Mel Rooney
What we do

Neighbourhood policing improves the quality of life within Dorset communities. Working together with partner agencies and problem-solving with local people and groups, we will target the policing issues that matter most in your area.

Get in touch with us today to raise any issues you have and to find out what priorities we are currently working on. This is your chance to influence the service that the police, and our partners, provide.

You can contact us via the Dorset Police website or social media, where we also promote upcoming meetings and events. We are based at: Boscombe Hub 501-507 Christchurch Road Bournemouth.

In an emergency

The Neighbourhood Policing Team works with colleagues across Dorset Police, but does not respond to emergency calls. If a crime is in progress or life is in danger, always dial 999 immediately, so we can help you as quickly as possible.

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