We are currently in the middle of a busy couple of weeks here at Hinckley. The force launched the fourth phase of Operation Tiger activity on Monday 15th October and local officers have been carrying out extra patrols to target crime and antisocial behaviour across the borough. We’ve been tackling crime and ASB in other ways too. By working closely with local second hand shops to help them spot stolen property, we are cutting off a potential disposal route to criminals. And by seizing vehicles which are used antisocially or without insurance, we are reducing the misery caused by irresponsible motoring.
On 6th October, I will be moving on to pastures new and handing over the reins to Inspector Mike Cawley. Mike has got lots of experience, most recently as an Operational Command Inspector, looking after critical incidents across the whole county. He has also previously held a senior position at Blaby LPU, our nearest neighbour with whom we already ready work closely. Mike is looking forward to taking over the team of dedicated officers here at Hinckley, and you can look forward to his updates over the coming months.
One final parting plea – Although the number of houses and flats being burgled keeps coming down, these offences still happen far too often. And in so many cases, the burglars simply walk or climb in through unlocked doors and windows. Please keep your homes secure, particularly as the darker nights roll in as the clocks go back. By taking a few extra precautions, you can massively reduce the chances of a break in at your home.
Inspector Jonny Starbuck
Hinckley and Bosworth Police
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