Potterne & Three Legged Cross

Find your neighbourhood

Dorset Police has a clear focus for our Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) resources based upon threat, risk, harm and vulnerability. The operational principles for neighbourhood policing have been developed after listening to the people we serve and having learned from the most distressing incidents elsewhere in the country.

These Operational Principles are:

  • Prioritisation of the needs of the victim - putting the "Victim First"
  • Targeted and flexible deployment of officers based upon threat, risk, harm and vulnerability
  • Informed and focused community engagement and meetings

Your Neighbourhood Policing Team officers will ensure that, as a top priority, they look after the people in your communities who are the victims of crime and anti-social behaviour. We are ensuring that they, the victims, are listened to, understood, kept informed, protected and safe alongside the wider community.

Local priorities

Potterne Current priorities (last reviewed May 2017):

  1. Fraud via telephone
  2. Heathland fires
  3. Anti-social behaviour

 

Resolved priorities and actions taken:

  1. Will be updated when current priorities are resolved.

 

Three Legged Cross Current priorities (last reviewed May 2017):

  1. Anti-social behaviour
  2. Speeding along Verwood Road

 

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 Cheyne Marley
Inspector Cheyne Marley

Your local station

Verwood Police Station Station Road Verwood BH31 7PU

Telephone: 101 for all 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 Verwood 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. You can also use Dorset Police - Do it Online services from www.dorset.police.uk Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.

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Potterne & Three Legged Cross

Neighbourhood Policing Team

PC Nick Lee
PC Nick Lee
PCSO Adam Fitzwalter
PCSO Adam Fitzwalter
PCSO James Marsh
PCSO James Marsh
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: Verwood Police Station Station Road Verwood BH31 7PU.

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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