Welcome to the Scartho neighbourhood policing team

Coronovirus (Covid-19) update

We encourage everyone to follow the Government guidance and #StayHomeSaveLives. For this reason we will not be holding any more engagement events with our communities for the foreseeable future. Whilst we love seeing you, these events are non-essential in the current circumstances.   

You will still see us out and about as we continue to do our job and keep our communities safe. As always there are a number of ways you can get in touch with us if you need us.

Stay informed through our social media channels, find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  Don't forget to also sign up to My Community Alert and receive community alerts directly to your devices.

For incidents that don’t require an immediate response call our non-emergency 101 line. You can also report non-emergency crimes online via our reporting portal. In an emergency always dial 999.

Meet Your Team

Insp Martin Hopper
Insp Martin Hopper
PC 549 Sarah Swaby (Police Now)
PC 549 Sarah Swaby (Police Now)
PCSO 7877 Rebecca Wildman
PCSO 7877 Rebecca Wildman

Community Alerts

Scartho garage burglary (Humberside Police)

Monday, 6 Jul 2020 14:51
Humberside Police
Residential: Burglary alert

I/R 16/70221/20 (Humberside Police)

Sunday, 5 Jul 2020 16:54
Humberside Police
Residential: Burglary alert

Cannabis operation seizes over 1 million pounds worth (Humberside Police)

Monday, 15 Jun 2020 10:57
Humberside Police
Good news

184 arrests in eight days of Op Galaxy (Humberside Police)

Thursday, 4 Jun 2020 16:59
Humberside Police
Local news

Op Galaxy - tackling the root cause of crime (Humberside Police)

Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020 17:12
Humberside Police
Good news

100 cannabis plants recovered from New Waltham home (Humberside Police)

Friday, 22 May 2020 17:18
Humberside Police
Good news

What's Happening In Your Area?



Our priorities remain the same still - we are there and out and about for you, even in these testing times. Due to the current situation, our  main priority is the issues and problems that may arise from this. What we would like is for people to contact us or the council where there are concerns for vulnerabilities. Now is the time to be keeping an eye out for your neighbours, family and friends and as such, if there is something that your local policing team can do, then do not hesitate to contact us via the usual route - 101 - non-emergency and 999 for emergency purposes.

I want to assure you that we will be there for you as best we can under the circumstances whilst still responding to our normal day to day business. Please be safe out there and remember the advice and guidance you have been provided with from the Government.

Vulnerability – Child Criminal Exploitation:

Humberside Police continues to make a considerable effort to focus on Vulnerability. All staff within the organisation has a responsibility to ensure the most vulnerable people in our communities are protected, listened to and understood. Commonly, the police service can be first point of contact for many vulnerable persons and concerned associates. This contact enables us to identify vulnerabilities at an early stage, and act accordingly. Ensuring that people who need support and protection receive the correct level of service from both the police and our partners agencies; such as social care and mental health services.

A person is vulnerable if as a result of their situation or circumstances, they are unable to take care or protect themselves, or others, from harm or exploitation. Protecting vulnerable children and adults.

What do we do?

  • by providing public reassurance through effective deployment of our resources
  • by working with our partners (ONGO, other social housing providers, NELC Safer Neighbourhoods, Victim Support, REMEDI)
  • gather intelligence in relation to any incident involving a vulnerable person to minimise the risk to them
  • maximise opportunities to secure evidence when offences are committed against vulnerable people to ensure offenders are brought to justice and reduce the risk of further victimisation

How do we do this?

  • complete vulnerable adult assessments and share information with our partners
  • complete vulnerable child assessments for those under 17 and share information with our partners
  • complete Antisocial Behaviour risk assessments to decide on what support is required and work with partners to deliver this
  • ensure that high risk victims are referred promptly which triggers discussion at the Monthly ASB Panel meetings where all partners agree actions to support the victim and reduce their risk

As a local policing team, we are aware of youths who live in the Scartho area who are deemed to be at High Risk of Child Criminal Exploitation: where vulnerable children are coerced or threatened into committing crime on behalf of others.

The team are absolutely committed to the aim of abolishing Child Criminal Exploitation in the Scartho area. This would not be possible without every agency assisting, and as such we aim to be active on our ward and encourage the reporting of any concerns of vulnerabilities to ourselves via 101, or alternatively through our online reporting means.

Neighbour Disputes – Purbeck Road

We are aware of the impact long-running neighbour disputes can have, especially on people’s emotional and mental well being. We are committed to helping the community by working closely with involved parties, and our partner agencies, to alleviate the upset caused. We want to take an early intervention approach to prevent such disputes escalating, and establish mediation for all involved.

We are continuing to make an active effort to respond to concerns from residents on Purbeck Road, liaising with Navigo and housing agencies to ensure the correct action is taken, and vulnerabilities of individuals identified and accurately assessed.

We would encourage you to contact your local team if you want advice and we will do our very best to either assist you ourselves or by referring/signposting you to the agency best placed to do so.

Anti-Social Behaviour

Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) is always a priority for us at the Neighbourhood Team, with recent reports of ASB in Scartho Top.

We are aware of the impact anti-social behaviour can have on people and communities blighted by the inconsiderate behaviour of others. We work very closely with our partners to resolve problems and ensure those people engaging in anti-social behaviour are challenged and held to account. 

We are keen to hear from anyone that have concerns about anti-social behaviour and encourage people to report via 101, our non-emergency contact number.  If you are unsure whether the problem you wish to report is a Police matter then click here.

Last Updated 19 Jun 2020

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Where We Are Over The Next 6 Months

Thursday 16 Jul, 10:00am – 11:00amWaltham Road Shops at ScarthoHigh Visibility Street Walk
Wednesday 22 Jul, 3:00pm – 4:00pmLouth Road shops at ScarthoHigh Visibility Street Walk
Saturday 1 Aug, 12:00pm – 1:00pmAround Purbeck & Quantock Road ScarthoHigh Visibility Street Walk

Get In Touch

You can contact us by email:
Visit our Report It area for information about the different ways to report a non-emergency crime e.g. using 101 or via our online reporting pages.
Remember if there is an emergency always ring 999.