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You can contact the team via email at Harrogate.Town@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or to speak to an Neighbourhood team member about an on going cases ring 101, selection option 2 and dial in the team members collar number, shown below before their name.
For all other enquires please ring 101 and selection option 1 and always report crime through either 101 or in emergencies through 999.
Sergeant 1543 Alex Sellars
I am one of three Neighbourhood Policing Team Sergeants for Harrogate. I joined North Yorkshire Police in 2003 and worked on the response and proactive teams in Harrogate and Knaresborough. I moved to neighborhood policing in Harrogate in 2007 where I was responsible for the Hookstone and Granby wards and remained here until 2013 when I was promoted to Sergeant. I went on to work at Harrogate, Ripon, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge on the response teams before moving to work in the custody department in 2016. I returned to Neighborhood policing in August 2018.
Sergeant 838 Andrew Tiffany
I am one of three Neighbourhood Policing Team Sergeants for Harrogate. As well as supervising a team of Police Constables and Police Community Support Officers, I am the lead for County-Lines safeguarding and coordinating the Neighbourhood Policing Teams response to Anti-Social Behaviour. I joined North Yorkshire Police in 1996, worked as a Constable in Harrogate covering the Starbeck Beat and then as a Community Beat Officer for Oatlands. I was promoted to Sergeant in 2004 and remained at Harrogate until I was posted to Ripon in 2007. I was then posted to Skipton in 2009 before returning to Ripon in 2010 as Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant. In 2019 I moved to my current role as Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant in Harrogate.
PC 747 Joe Moore
I am a Neighbourhood Policing Team Constable aligned to Harrogate Town centre. I have worked for the Police Service since 2012 starting out as a Special Constable for Thames Valley Police, I did this whilst completing a Degree in Policing. In 2016 I then joined Thames Valley Police as a Police Constable where I remained working as a response officer until 2019. In 2019 I then joined North Yorkshire Police to work in Harrogate where I joined the Neighbourhood Policing Team.
PCSO 5544 Rebecca Moorhouse
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Harrogate Town Centre Ward. I have been a Police Community Support Officer for 11 years, starting in Knaresborough but moving over to Harrogate in 2013.
I attend and complete domestic violence visits when required and can used the property marking machine.
I am well known in the town centre and enjoy the community engagement with the public, retail premises and partner agencies.
PCSO 5236 John Jakes
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Harlow Moor Ward and also the secondary contact for Harrogate Town. I have 11 years of Service with North Yorkshire Police and during this time I have covered the South and Town Centre areas of Harrogate. One of my roles is as a Domestic Violence trained officer who assists and offers support to victims. As well as my routine duties I work closely with a number of community groups such as Harrogate Mind and the Vision Support Centre, helping to ensure that we offer a high quality service for all of our community. Over the years I have also built up a strong relationship with the British Transport Police, Harrogate Borough Council Parks Department and various Housing Associations which has helped in bringing perpetrators of crime to justice and kept the public safe.
PCSO 3793 Michael Harland
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Harrogate Town Centre Ward. I joined North Yorkshire Police in June 2019. Prior to commencing service with North Yorkshire Police I worked for Harrogate Borough Council CCTV, a role which has provided me with excellent knowledge and contacts within the town centre. I look forward to positive community engagement with the public, retail premises and partner agencies.
PCSO 6556 Richard Northcott
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Town Centre Ward. I have worked for North Yorkshire Police since 2009 and been based in a number of stations covering rural, residential and commercial wards. I have been trained as a Force Crime Prevention Champion and such have responsibilities for surveying places and buildings to enhance structural and procedural security. I am also a Disruptive Effects Officer within the Project Servator team.
PCSO 4518 David Whitehouse
I am a Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Town Centre Ward. I joined North Yorkshire Police in March 2020 after a career in digital marketing and am looking forward to engaging with the public and working with businesses and partner agencies.
PC 72 Xavi Lopez
I am a Neighbourhood Policing Team Constable aligned to the Granby & Starbeck Wards. I joined North Yorkshire Police on the Harrogate neighbourhood team in 2009 and was the beat manager for Starbeck Ward for 3 years. I have since enjoyed several years as a response officer, again in Harrogate. I re-joined the NPT in May 2019 and have taken on responsibility for Starbeck, Granby and Hookstone wards. I am delighted to be back dedicated to working on the neighbourhood team.
PC 919 Colin Steele
I am the Neighbourhood Policing Constable with responsibility for the Rossett, Oatlands, Stray and Pannal Wards. I am a recent transferee into North Yorkshire Police, with over five years’ service in the Police. My previous role was in the British Transport Police, working both on response and within the Operations Support Unit.
PCSO 4119 John Allen
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Stray Ward and also the secondary contact for the Rural villages.
I am well known to the Harrogate community having worked for North Yorkshire Police for 34 years. Both as a Police Traffic Warden for 23 years, which has given me a wide experience of dealing with Parking issues.
I have carried across this experience with me when I changed jobs to become a police community support officer in October 2006. As a PCSO I have increased my service to the Stray community by being trained as a Domestic Violence safeguarding officer offering personal safety and security advice to victims. I have had experience in marking property, I have worked alongside The Neighbourhood Watch association to help set up a number of successful Neighbourhood watches. When patrolling Stray ward I like to carry out the patrol on foot to provide reassurance to the residents of Stray Ward.
PCSO 3542 Mark Emsley
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Granby Ward and also the secondary contact for the Starbeck ward. Having covered Granby for the majority of my 14 years of service with North Yorkshire Police I am well known to the community and partner agencies and generally patrol the ward on cycle providing high visibility and reassurance. I am on the management committee at the Fairfax Community centre; regularly attend Harrogate High School as well as the 2 local primary schools on the ward St Roberts and Willow Tree. I am a trained Domestic Violence safeguarding officer offering personal safety and security advice to victims.
PCSO 3665 Hazel Thomson
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Starbeck Ward. I joined North Yorkshire Police in 2015 as a Special before training as a PCSO in 2017.
PCSO 5363 Nicki Dobson
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Hookstone Ward and also the secondary contact for Rossett. I joined North Yorkshire Police in 2006 and since then I have become a fully trained domestic violence officer, I deliver training to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation to external agencies and I am also a fully trained servator officer.
PCSO 4542 Grace Miller
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Rossett and Pannal wards. I joined North Yorkshire police in March 2020 after working in customer services and volunteering in Uganda working closely within a community. I am looking forward to getting involved and being part of Harrogate’s safer neighbourhoods team.
PCSO 5632 Lucy Walker
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Harrogate Rural Ward. I have been a Police Community Support Officer for 10yrs working in York, Thirsk and Easingwold. I am Domestic Violence Trained & Dot Peened property marking trained and have done both the crime prevention course for business and residential.
PCSO 5077 Luke Salmons
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the New Park and Saltergate Wards. I joined North Yorkshire Police in January 2017
PCSO 3847 Robinson- Ripley
I’m a Police Community Support Officer based in Harrogate. I joined North Yorkshire Police in January 2020, after volunteering for NYP over 5 years. I’m currently the PCSO for Starbeck & Hookstone areas. I look forward to engaging with the public and working with businesses and partner agencies.
PCSO 4322 Harry Chapman
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Granby Ward. I joined North Yorkshire Police in March 2020 after finishing a degree in Criminology. Previous to this job I also volunteered for West Yorkshire Police by taking part in both the Police Cadets and the Police Ride Along Scheme. I look forward to engaging with the local communities, retail premises and partner agencies.
PCSO 3613 Anica Smallman
I am the Police Community Support Officer aligned to the Bilton and Woodfield Wards, I commenced this role in December 2019 after previously working in dispute resolution and customer services. I am looking forward to getting to know my local neighbourhood and engaging with residents, partner agencies and other community groups.