Law And Order

Generally Shortlands is one of the most crime-free wards in the whole Borough of Bromley. The SRA is part of the Shortlands Safer Neighbourhood Ward Panel, which includes our local police, residents and Councillors. When it meets every two months the Panel reviews the current local crime picture and agrees law enforcement priorities in the Ward for the future – currently tackling theft of and from motor vehicles, tackling anti-social behaviour, including speeding, and safeguarding vulnerable people.

This section of our website includes a fortnightly update on crime in Shortlands Ward and, when necessary, warnings about scams being run in our area. Below is the latest fortnightly crime report, prepared by our PCSO Adam Charles…

Dear Residents Please see below the crime record for the period from 18th March to 31st March 2021. Very pleasing to see so little crime in the last fortnight. However it’s very sad to see what happened at Westmoreland Road re the theft of a bank card.  I...

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is carrying out the census for England and Wales. Census day is 21 March and information will be sent by post as a paper questionnaire or letter with an access code is needed to fill in the online questionnaire ONS will not...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st March to 15th March. Very pleasing to see no burglaries. Unfortunately, a cat was recently shot with an air rifle but fortunately the vet was able to remove the pellets and the cat made a...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for February.  Due to being on leave for most of the month I’ve done one record to cover the entire month. Very pleasing to see no burglaries.  Unfortunately, we did have a bit of a rise in motor vehicle crime...

SHORTLANDS CRIME RECORD 1st – 11th February 2021 Theft from motor vehicle - Shortlands Road -  Cash stolen from within. Theft from motor vehicle - Durham Road -  Clothes stolen from within. Theft from Motor vehicle -  Queen Anne Avenue - Photographic equipment and cash stolen from...

Bromley Council has extended its Public Space Protection Order for a further 3 years and it will now include all open spaces the public have access to in the borough, like Queensmead, as Alcohol Exclusion Zones. This does not include places that are licensed such...

Latest news of three scams doing the rounds… Recorded message coming through on 07979 654292 from a man saying this is the police…your insurance number has been deemed suspicious as it has been used in illegal activities. It will be suspended immediately unless you press...

Dear Residents, Please find below the crime record for the period from 16 Jan to 31 Jan 2021. Very sad to see someone was tricked into handing over their bank card and giving their PIN number resulting in money being stolen.  Remember your bank would never phone and...

Dear Residents Hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year. Please accept my apologies for the delay in sending this report out as I was off work sick after Christmas and have only just returned to work. Below is the crime record for the periods 16/12/20...

Dear All, Please be on the alert for scammers – unfortunately, as you get rid of one, another pops up to take its place. There are a lot of “missed parcels” scams going on at the moment, where they try to get you to log onto a...