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Officers from your Safer Neighbourhood Team have been extremely busy over the weekend conducting patrols and responding to incidents.


  • Following complaints of speeding drivers in Etwall, Officers teamed up with Community Speed Watch members and conducted a joint speed watch.
  • Officers Harvey and Marno stopped a vehicle acting suspiciously in Swarkestone. The driver of the vehicle was found in possession of Class B Drugs and dealt with accordingly.
  • Following an unfortunate series of burglaries in South Derbyshire, Officers Greville, Simpson and Taylor have been busy conducting reassurance visits and making referrals to the Safer Homes charity to aide in updating the homeowner’s security.
  • After dark patrols have taken place by all Officers on the local SNT following reports of youths causing issues at Elvaston Castle.
  • Officers Greville and Simpson have dealt with several incidents whereby members of the public have reported concerns for vulnerable members of our community. The officers have ensured that each individual was referred to the necessary agencies in order for them to receive further support.
  • One for the dog lovers - during a patrol in a local village, Officers Greville and Simpson came across Spaniel who appeared to be lost. With help from a member of the village officers were able to reunite Murphy with his owner and sent him on his way.
  • Officer Simpson liaised with partner agencies regarding concerns at an address in Hatton. Following support from our local policing unit, further information was discovered and an investigation is ongoing.

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    Anja Simpson
    (Police, PCSO, Derby South)

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