I am very pleased to announce that the Safer Neighbourhood Area of Whitby has seen a reduction in crime and anti-social behaviour during 2012/13.
It has been a particularly difficult year with a number of tragic incidents that have really challenged the police and the community but we have risen to these challenges and demonstrated our joint commitment to ensuring that Whitby is a safe place to live and visit.
I will continue to maximise every opportunity to disrupt, prevent and detect crime through local initiatives, partnership working and cross border intelligence sharing. I will ensure that concerns of the community are heard through frequent meetings and acted upon at every opportunity. I will endeavour to continue to provide excellent customer service ensuring that we do all we can to bring offenders to justice and maintain lines of communication with victims of crime.
"My objectives are:
"My aim is to deliver the best possible policing service across the District of Whitby with emphasis being on the Police and Crime Plan:
Inspector Andy Colbourne