Crime Information OurWatch

September e-newsletter from Ourwatch is out

The latest edition of the monthly e-newsletter from the National Neighbourhood Watch organisation Ourwatch has just been published. You can download the .pdf here. Always full of useful information and campaigns, and this month it specifically includes information about the September home burglary advice campaign to share with your networks.

Crime Information Policing

Understanding more about County Lines and how your community can help.

What are County Lines? County Lines is a term used for the organised illegal drug-dealing network. They operate out of major UK cities and distribute illegal drugs across rural and surburban counties. Vulnerable children and adults are recruited to transport drugs and cash all over the country, so that the criminals behind them can remain […]

Crime Information Local News

Dog thefts on the rise. Do you have any experience of this?

The national OurWatch  are concerned with the rapidly spreading problem of female dog thefts for expensive breeding programmes to take place, and to allow the laundering of illegal drugs money through secondary means. We have been asked this morning to request examples of any potential dog thefts in our area. Has anyone in your group […]

Crime Information Local News Policing

Up to date Crime Statistics for your area

Don’t forget that our ward level information pages link to the most up to date information that is local to you. This might be useful for your group making funding applications, or for focusing on local issues to tackle yourselves or with partners. The Police crime statistics have just been updated (they’re a month or […]

Crime Information Policing

Different ways to report crime. Clue: using Facebook is not one of them

We all know about 999. And everyone should know that 101 exists to report less urgent crime. But did you know that many community crime and safety issues can be reported online? Visit You can then follow the links to report non-emergency crimes; anti-social behaviour; civil matters; vehicle crimes; animal crimes and more. Another […]

Crime Information General Local News Miscellaneous Prevention

Dog Walker Update

Good morning, Having made contact with several co-ordinators and others who use social media like DN post code community Facebook pages since my first warning mail, it is evident that people still believe that putting information onto the Facebook pages alone will make the police react and investigate their problems. This is a misconception, as […]

Community Crime Information General Miscellaneous Prevention Safer and Stronger


FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT RECEIVE MY COMMUNITY ALERTS. Catalytic Converter Thefts – Tips on How To Protect Your Vehicle Today we’re warning motorists to be on their guard following a number of reports of catalytic converters being stolen. In the last month we have received reports of incidents in Goole, Scunthorpe, Brigg and Grimsby […]

Community Covid-19 Crime Information General Local News Miscellaneous Prevention Scams


Karl will again fully update the scam on Friday, but police have warned of a new text / social media ciontact being made with a VERY genuine looking attachment page which looks very realistic as if from the NHS. It tells you that you are now in line for the jab and to accept or […]

Community Crime Information General Local News Miscellaneous National News Prevention


I am starting to hear local cases of dog walkers being followed and being asked questions about their dogs while out walking, even some people trying to snatch dogs from gardens while dogs are out doing their business. Recent national scam protection TV programmes are suggesting that drug dealers are using some of their ill […]

Community Covid-19 Crime Information Local News Miscellaneous Prevention Safer and Stronger Scams


I do not normally deal with scam mails, as Karl does an excellent job updating new ones every week, but this one really annoys me, and evidence has shown nationally that one elderly lady was duped into paying over £150.00 for a placebo type jab, administered under non hygienic conditions, and with no knowledge of […]

Community Covid-19 Crime Information Local News Network News PCC We Did

Latest message from the PCC

Keith Hunter has issued his latest message in regards to how police are reacting during the pandemic – link is below.

Community Covid-19 Crime Information General Prevention Safer and Stronger Scams

New Vaccine Scam ! Info from the Fraud Forum.

I normally leave all scam alerts with Karl for his excellent and informative Friday slot, but the NEL Fraud Forum and Humberside Police have asked me to put this up asap , so here goes ! COVID 19 Vaccine Scam Text We have been informed about a new scam that is being circulated, but looks very […]

Crime Information Network News Scams

New scam alert!

Food Parcel Scam We have just been alerted of a food parcel scam in North East Lincolnshire. Details: The victim who attends a food larder in North East Lincolnshire regularly received a friend request via Facebook.  It appeared that they had a mutual Facebook friend.  They were asked to click a link to receive the […]

Community Crime Information General Prevention Safer and Stronger Scams

Local police alerts.

Are you signed up to receive alerts sent out by the various ward force PCSO’s and PC’s? If not, why not? Free information sent to your phone or computer for free and helping you to be free from theft or anti social behaviour in some cases – no brainer ! There has been a signaificant […]

Community Crime Information Local News Prevention Scams


Received today – please note the circumstances and advice given. ——————————– Scam Calls   If you receive a call from your council office offering you a council tax refund do not give any details over the phone, but hang up and call your council tax office & clarify the call was genuine.   A resident in our force area recently […]