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…

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...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st Dec to 15th Dec 2020. Unfortunately, we’ve seen a rise in burglary over the last two weeks.  I’ve carried out reassurance visits and door to door enquiries for all four. With Christmas approaching, remember not...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 16th to 30th November 2020. Very pleasing to see no burglary.  Although our own crime rate’s very low catalytic convertor theft is currently a problem across the borough.  Remember if possible to park either in your...

One of our Shortland's residents has been in touch (thanks) to highlight details of a scam letter which refers to SSE Business received by a resident near to Shortlands Ward. Here is the extract:  "A friend who lives in Monks Orchard Way had a letter (addressed by...

Dear Residents Please see below the crime record for the period to 15th November. Very pleasing to see no burglaries over the last fortnight and for the majority of days we were crime free.  One of the two theft of motor vehicle offences appears to have been done...

Dear Residents Hope you’re all well. Over the last few days several residents have noticed white bricks placed on the roadside in Church Road, Kingswood Avenue, Green Close and Mays Hill Road.  These may have been placed by criminals to mark targets for burglary, motor vehicle crime or...