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Poole South

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Poole is a town with a mix of tourism and industry. It has the largest natural harbour in Europe, Brownsea Island is one of the few sites where red squirrels survive, the beaches have won nineteen Blue Flag awards and two Premier Seaside Awards and its heathland is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The town is home to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Poole Pirates Speedway team and Sunseeker, the luxury motor yacht constructor. The Merck Group, the world's leading manufacturer of liquid crystals found in computers, watches and TV sets, has a centre for excellence in Poole. The RNLI also has its national headquarters in Poole and operates a fleet of lifeboats from there.

Our patrol officers provide a resilient, effective 24 hour policing capability responding to the wide range of incidents and emergencies that can occur in the area. These officers work closely with our Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPTs) to provide an effective policing service that recognises and responds to the priorities of the community and yet is available to deal with the full spectrum of services required from the police.

The NPTs are dedicated to tackle priority crime and Anti Social Behaviour areas and consist of police officers, PCSOs and volunteers led by two dedicated Sergeants all working in close partnership with other agencies and the local communities to tackle issues and secure long term solutions.

Poole NPT will be conducting Priority surveys with the communities of Poole when we hold engagement events, or attended in support of local authority or other local events.  These questionnaires are aimed at identifying the problems and concerns which matter the most to the community.  These will be targeted and through a process of Problem Oriented Policing and Problem Solving we will work towards solving the problem.  The top three issues raised by the community will be assessed quarterly and input below.


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

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Local Priorities

Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB)

Issue Date: 24/08/2020

Now we are all getting used to an idea of what the new 'normal' is we are seeing an increase in ASB across the Poole area. This includes issues related to drink and drugs. Poole NPT will be focusing on ASB by providing 'hot spot' policing regularly in the following areas specifically:

- Ashley Road / Alexandra Gardens

- Branksome Recreation Ground

- Hamworthy beach / Lake Pier

- Sandbanks beach

- Poole Town / Poole Quay

We will be regularly patrolling these areas every day and ask that if you have any information on specific times / days ASB is happening please contact us through the website on the 'Do It Online' page.

We are also able to ask our colleagues from different departments to help combat ASB and work closely with our partner agencies to provide a more personal approach to reducing ASB across Poole.

Action Date: 28/09/2020

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Your Inspector

Inspector Adrian Thompson
Inspector Adrian Thompson

Your local station

Poole Police Station
Joint Emergency Services Building
Wimborne Road
Poole
BH15 2BP

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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Poole South

Neighbourhood Policing Team

Steve Donaldson PS 2288
Steve Donaldson PS 2288
Sam Cox PCSO 6201
Sam Cox PCSO 6201
Jim Davies PCSO 5364
Jim Davies PCSO 5364
Scott Kishere PCSO 8152
Scott Kishere PCSO 8152
Adam Brooks PC 2259
Adam Brooks PC 2259
Chris Lee PC 2817
Chris Lee PC 2817
Andrea Grant PC 2888
Andrea Grant PC 2888
Lee Lawrence PC 2562
Lee Lawrence PC 2562
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: Poole Police Station.

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.