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 Hope you’re all well.  Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st October to 15th October 2021. The good news is we’ve had no burglaries. Unfortunately, after a very good first week of October we’ve had a bit of a hit on vehicle...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 16 Sept to 30 Sept 21. Although the overall crime rate over the last fortnight has been very low it’s worrying to see that we’ve had a distraction burglary.  Please see the report below for...

Click on the links below for details of new scam alerts from Bromley Trading Standards plus information about a new phone number to ring to check out suspected bank fraud phone calls. NHS Covid Pass Scam Imposter Calls alert New bank check phone number Medical scams alert    ...

Dear Residents Hope you’re all well. Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st Sept to 15th Sept. Unfortunately we’ve seen a rise in burglaries recently.  Large houses converted into flats have been targeted.  With at least one of them I know that entry was...

These were provided by another of our neighbouring Ward DWOs in Hayes and Coney Hall Ward, PCSO Adam Lighterness. "Firstly, please be aware of a new ‘phone scam going around. We have had a resident contacted by someone claiming to be from M&S banking alerting the...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 16th Aug to 31st Aug 2021. Good to see the crime rate remains low.  Remember to make sure your shed and/or garage is secure even if you don’t have anything particularly expensive in it. As shown...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st August to 15th August 2021. Unfortunately we’ve had two burglaries over the last fortnight. Re the Cumberland Road burglary - the back door had been left open to allow the victim’s dog access to the...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 16 July to 31st July 2021. Very pleasing to see how little crime there’s been over the last two weeks.  Disappointing to see what appears to be drunken vandalism rearing its head now restrictions have...