Crime for Leigh-on-sea

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Street-level crime and anti-social behaviour in from the Home Office.

To protect privacy, crimes are mapped to points on or near the road where they occurred.

Street name Crime type

Police station and neighbourhood policing team

Neighbourhood police station

Southend
Southend
Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea,
SS2 6ES

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Leigh neighbourhood policing team

Insp Brad Dickel

For the past two years I have held the position as Neighbourhood Policing Inspector for Southend West covering Leigh, Eastwood and Westcliff. I have spent my entire 20 years service in Southend District overseeing daily policing as well as running a number of proactive teams and departments. During this time I have seen Leigh grow into the interesting and diverse place it is today. I can confidently say that Leigh is a safe and low crime area to live and my goal during my time here is for it to remain that way.

Sgt Steve Parry

I joined Essex Police in 1997, initially posted to Southend Division. I worked in various uniform roles at Southend and Leigh-on-Sea until 2006, when I transferred to the Metropolitan Police Service. In 2007 I returned to Essex Police and Southend Divison where I took up a permanent supervisory role, being promoted permanently the following year. Since then I have supervised Response Teams, Neighbourhood teams and Divisional Focus teams. Currently, I supervise the Neighbourhood Policing Team at Leigh and dedicated Youth Officers.

I thoroughly enjoy working as part of a Neighbourhood Policing Team and have already been afforded the opportunity to meet my local community and external partners. I am keen to drive local inititives and continue to tackle Crime and Anti-Social behaviour.

PC Deborah Martin

I have been a police officer for 12 years. The last 6 years I have been a Neighbourhood Constable. Prior to this I was a response officer and then worked on the Investigation Support Unit. I have worked in Southend specifically Leigh for the last 4 years.

The new Neighbourhood Team has 82 years of policing experience between us and with this skills base and knowledge our job is to make our community a safe place to live and work. With your help we aim to achieve this.

Pc David Lindsey

I have been a police officer for 8 years. During this time I have worked on the Southend High Street Town Beat Team dealing with retail crime, the response team dealing with emergencies and the Focus Team which, amongst other things, targeted known offenders. I moved over to the Neighbourhood Policing Team in 2012 as part of the force restructure. My aim whilst in this role is to make sure that Leigh remains a safe and enjoyable place to live and work.

Pc Phil Collie

I am Pc Phil Collie and I'm the Neighbourhood Constable for the Blenheim and Prittlewell wards.
I have been a police officer since 1992 and I became a neighbourhood Constable in 2008. My aim is to continue to make the area a safe place to live and also to be a visible presence out on the street. I strongly believe this is the best way to police and deter crime and disorder.

Pc Alex Bossom

I am a Neighbourhood Constable for Blenheim NPT and I am based at Leigh Police Station. I joined Essex Police in 2001. During my service I have worked at Southend, Rayleigh and Leigh. I am one of the Neighbourhood constables for Leigh. Before that I spent 2 years covering the Prittlewell ward. My aim is to reduce crime and anti social behaviour throughout the area.

PCSO Carol Fox

I have been employed with Essex Police as a PCSO since 2004. Throughout this period I have been stationed at Leigh Police Station. I am assigned to Westleigh Ward. I am delighted to be able to serve the area in which I work by providing a highly visible presence and engaging with members of the community. My aim is to respond to community concerns and give public reassurance and advice.

PCSO Linda Werrett

I am the dedicated Police Community Support Officer for Leigh and have worked for Essex Police since 2007. I provide support to the local police officers and patrol the local area providing crime prevention advice and re-assurance. My aim is that Leigh remains a very safe place to live, work and visit.

PCSO Angela Westall

I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve the local community as a PCSO for Leigh on Sea. I have worked in Leigh since joining Essex Police in 2007. My aim within the community is to continue to make Leigh on Sea a very safe place to live and visit.

PCSO Helen Dangerfield

I've been a PCSO in the Leigh area for 5 years. Having worked in one of the most heavily populated areas in the county I have a lot of experience in dealing with drug issues, anti-social behaviour and neighbour disputes which I am able to use in my current role to help make Leigh a safer neighbourhood.

PCSO Janice Butler

I am a Police Community Support Officer for Leigh on sea area and have worked for Essex Police since 2006. I deal with lower level crime providing support to the local police officers helping to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour including patroling the local area providing crime prevention advice and re-assurance. I am part of a team to help the people of Leigh feel safe and secure.

PCSO Elain Hayter

I have worked in the role of PCSO since 2003. During this time I have been working in Leigh. Part of my role is to deal with lower level crime providing support to the local police officers helping to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour. My aim is to respond to community concerns and give public reassurance and advice

About this neighbourhood

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Welcome to the Leigh Neighbourhood Policing Team pages.

We are committed to making your neighbourhood a safer place to live, work and visit and will work with the community and our partners to tackle local problems.

Chalkwell Marine is part of the Southend district and covers areas including Leigh, Chalkwell and West Leigh.

The force responsible for policing and crime prevention in this area is Essex Police.

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