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…

From our neighbouring Ward PCSO Adam Lighterhouse in Hayes and Coney Hall: Dear residents, Please be aware that we have had a new scam attempt reported on the Ward. Some elderly and vulnerable people receiving ‘phone calls from people claiming to be the police and organising a care...

I just wanted to issue a reminder regarding scammers. Unfortunately, these people do not seem to give up and the Covid-19 pandemic has just given further opportunities for exploitation of people. There have been reports that people are knocking at doors claiming to be from the...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st March to 16th March. Things were generally going very well until Thursday & Friday when there were a couple of burglaries and a theft from a motor vehicle. It looks like Shortlands may have been...

Please be aware that we have sadly had reports regarding bogus builders operating in Coney Hall and in the West Wickham area. Described as a white male in his fifties - large/stocky build and driving a white flatbed truck. He wears dark clothing and is always...

Dear Residents’ Association Member, At times like this we hope that communities will pull together to help the vulnerable amongst us and there has already been a swathe of offers of help amongst our communities which is always heartening to see. Please be aware that during...

Dear Residents Please see below the crime record for the period from 12th February to 29th February 2020. Unfortunately there was a bit of a burglary hit for one day and four theft from motor vehicle offences spread over the fortnight. Otherwise crime still remains very low...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st February to 12th February. There’s only one crime on it which is a burglary.  It was rather unusual in that the suspect(s) climbed on to a first floor balcony and forced the door.  This...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 16th to 31st Jan 2020.  Disappointing to see three burglaries but pleasing to see the drop in motor vehicle crime continues and there’s nothing else to report over the last fortnight. Crime is down considerably on...

Dear Residents Hope you are all well and had a good start to 2020. Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st Jan to 15th Jan 2020. Fortunately there's been very little crime on the ward for the first two weeks of the year...