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…

If you are experiencing noise nuisance your first call should be to the environmental health team at Bromley council. Their contact details are via email ehts.customer@bromley.gov.uk or telephone 0300 303 8657. You can also find their webpage at https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/412/pollution_control_-_noise/453/reporting_noise_problems You will be sent information on how to set install...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st Sept to 15th Sept 2020. Looking at the four crimes reported, when it comes to vehicle security, try and park the rear of your vehicle against a wall to make sliding under to steal...

As always, there are also scams to warn you about. One recent scam is aimed at the over 75’s regarding TV licences and appears as a form to fill out, complete with an area for banking details. This could appear as an email or a...

Bromley has seen an increase in catalytic converter thefts over the past couple of months. Although Hayes and Coney Hall have only had a few reported it is well worth remembering some of the crime prevention advice around this; especially as there are lots of...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period 16th August to 31st August 2020. Two thefts from motor vehicles and two burglaries occurred during the fortnight.  Both thefts from the motor vehicle offences were catalytic convertor thefts.  The best way to stop your catalytic...

Dear Residents Fortunately, we’ve managed to go 2 weeks with no motor vehicle crime, burglary or other offences of the type I let you know about - so there’s no attachment. Very pleasing to see and hope I can send more emails like this. Please continue to report...

Dear Residents Please see below the crime record for the period 16th July to 31st July.  Apart from a spate of theft from motor vehicle & vehicle interference between the 14/07/20 & 16/07/20 the crime rate was generally low.  From the crimes mentioned you will see...

Dear Residents Hope you’re all well. Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st July to 15th July. Apart from two small spates of motor vehicle crime we’ve been mostly crime free in Shortlands over the past fortnight. Remember not to leave valuable items in unattended...

Dear Residents Please see below the crime record for the period from 17 June to 30 June 2020. Fortunately we’ve had no burglaries.  There were three thefts of vehicles, a similar number of thefts from vehicles and an attempted fraud.  It is best to keep your vehicle keys in...

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million. There are some simple steps you can take...