Bridlington Central and Old Town

Welcome to the Bridlington Central and Old Town neighbourhood policing team

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Meet Your Team

Insp Andy Beadman
Insp Andy Beadman
PS 1510 Mick McLaughlin
PS 1510 Mick McLaughlin
Sgt 2052 Chris Almond
Sgt 2052 Chris Almond
PC 0657 Tricia Hook
PC 0657 Tricia Hook
PC 1285 Zoe Messenger
PC 1285 Zoe Messenger
PC 1577 Simon Kelly
PC 1577 Simon Kelly
PC 1681 Simon Cook
PC 1681 Simon Cook
PC 187 Ruth Littlewood
PC 187 Ruth Littlewood
PCSO 7581 Andrea Humphrey
PCSO 7581 Andrea Humphrey

Community Alerts

Bats and the Law

Sun, 22 May 2022 12:17:23 +0100
Rural Matters

Courier Fraud awareness week

Tue, 17 May 2022 10:50:27 +0100
General crime prevention message

Arson to Picnic Bench South Landing

Wed, 04 May 2022 17:35:56 +0100
Arson Alerts

Police surgery

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 17:18:02 +0100
Meeting notice

Independent Advisory Groups

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 19:32:59 +0100
Local news

HORSE WATCH WAWNE: Horse tail cut

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 18:00:16 +0100
Rural Matters

What's Happening In Your Area?


Local News

Detailed crime and ASB data for your area can be obtained by visiting and entering your postcode into the ‘What’s happening in your area?’ section.

We are pleased to report that the Bridlington cluster have recorded a 32% positive outcome rate being the highest in Humberside in April. Humberside police have the highest arrest rate in the country for April and our contact centre has been rated the best in the country.

30/04/2022 – From your local policing team intelligence led targeting of drugs in Bridlington resulted in another vehicle being stopped and taken off the road.

29/04/2022 - A successful drugs warrant was executed today and amongst other things seized was this knife. It is an offence under the Criminal Justice Act 1988 to possess certain offensive weapons in a private place.

23/04/2022 & 24/04/2022 – Police surgeries were completed at Flamborough, Bempton and Sewerby.

22/04/2022 – A multi-agency meeting took place with Mental health workers at Inspire house. On the same day a section 59 warning was given for electric scooter being used in an anti-social manner.

21/04/2022 – A community meeting took place with inspector Beadman and Pc Hook at St Johns Church.

19/04/2022 - Bridlingtons NPT's Insp BEADMAN and Sgt ALMOND were out and about on foot in the town, engaging with residents and visitors alike.

19/04/2022 & 20/04/2022 - Joint working took place with BPT that resulted in several persons being searched and a warrant executed on Flamborough Road. Tens of thousands of pounds worth of drugs were seized and arrested made.

14/04/2022 – Officers attended Nostell Way, supporting RSPCA officers, where a number of animals were removed.

13/04/2022 - Easter Gardens and window competition, supported by Neighbourhood watch. Morrison’s Police surgery’s took place.

09/04/2022 - Bridlington Team 3 Patrol successfully completed a day of action as part of Op Jingle targeting drivers using mobile phones. This resulted in 9 drivers dealt with for mobiles, 2 for passing through red lights and 1 for no seat belt.

07/04/2022 – We continue to support PubWatch. Following a recent meeting 3 long term bans were put in place. Pub Watch has joined forces with the Bridlington crime prevention scheme.

06/04/2022 - Bridlington NPT and Patrol officers have, amongst other jobs, recently responded to reports of nuisance motorcycles and uninsured cars. One Motorcycle was seized yesterday, and a car has been seized this evening. Drivers were reported for offences.

06/04/2022 - Mini Police were out and about looking at Crime Prevention and completing an Environmental Visual Audit. They were assisted by Lynsey, one of our Kick-start Support Staff, Pcso Feirn and Police Volunteer Jean.

06/04/2022 - PSCO QUINN and PSCO SINGH received the divisional commanders award for outstanding work regarding a suicidal person at Sewerby Cliffs.

05/04/2022 – A motorbike was seized for riding recklessly and no insurance.       

Disruption of Drug activity

Drug taking and dealing in the streets around the town centre of Bridlington continue to be our focus. We have identified three areas of concern and addresses with increased activity that will be monitored adding to the intelligence picture. We continue to review this intelligence, obtain warrants, and target areas and individuals of concern using our stop and search powers. Additionally working with partner agencies in relation to drug addiction, and, where appropriate, giving consideration to closure of premises.

Theft and shop theft

Dedicated high-visibility town patrols are working with shops and utilising the shop watch scheme. Town CCTV will be monitoring known offenders We will continue to support local businesses and target offenders. Ongoing support of DISC.

ASB - Town-wide

ASB from youths Bessingby Way Bridlington. Youths are attending the McDonalds and Morrisons area gathering in large groups and causing ASB directed towards staff and customers. We will be supporting businesses with regular patrols. Fairways letters to be issued along with section 59 warnings. Consideration to seize of vehicles / section 35 warnings / dispersal warnings. We continue to work with other agencies to support youths and promote positive relationships. Liaison with schools ongoing.


Humber Talking is still being undertaken in the Bridlington area. We will be adhering to Social distancing guidance and will not be entering houses but speaking to members of the public who want to take part on their doorsteps. If you would rather participate online and highlight any issues you think the Police should be dealing with please visit the website Your responses help us better understand our area and prioritise issues to be tackled.

Last Updated 5 May 2022

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