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 find below the crime record for the period from 16th March to 31st March .  Very pleasing to see no burglaries and very little motor vehicle crime. Last week speed checks were carried out in Wickham Way.  Several drivers were stopped and warned about their speed.  Disappointingly, some...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st March to 15th March.  Fortunately we’ve had no burglaries and vehicle crime has been lower than many other fortnights.  Also, very pleasing to see that the last offence recorded below occurred as late as 07/03/22.  We’re having...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 15 Feb to 28 Feb 2022.​ Unfortunately, there’s been a couple of burglaries in the last fortnight after having none for a while.  One of these took place in a block of flats with entry phone...

As this may well be immediately relevant concerning cold callers/doorstep crime following our current stormy weather, here is the latest Bromley Standards Alert. TS Alert 3.16 Stormy Weather    ...

Dear Residents Hope you’re all well. Please find below the crime record for the period 1st Feb to 14th Feb 22.  Very pleasing to see the crime rate for the first two weeks of February was so low.  Particularly pleasing to see no burglaries or thefts of motor vehicle. Earlier in...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 16 Jan to 31 Jan 2022. Worrying to see a robbery and an attempted robbery when this offence rarely happens on the ward.  Remember your life is more important than your valuables.  Valuables are replaceable...

Dear Residents Happy New Year and hope you’re all well. Please find below the crime record for the period from 31 Dec 2021 to 15th January 2022.  Very pleasing to see so little crime for virtually a whole two weeks. DWO PC Chris Brown and I had a...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 18th December  to today. Very pleasing to see so little crime over the Christmas period especially no burglaries. In terms of community interaction, I visited the community café at St Mary’s Church on Wednesday 29/12/21 where...