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Meet Your Team

Insp Martin Hopper
Insp Martin Hopper
Sgt 1886 Neil Magson
Sgt 1886 Neil Magson
PC 2056 Chris Skelton
PC 2056 Chris Skelton
PCSO 7875 Kerry-Anne Leaning
PCSO 7875 Kerry-Anne Leaning

Community Alerts

Reducing crime in your area (Humberside Police)

Thursday, 9 Sep 2021 11:18
Humberside Police
Local news

Investment Fraud Crime Prevention Advice (Humberside Police)

Thursday, 2 Sep 2021 12:09
Humberside Police
Residential: Scam alert

Park Ward Community Surgery (Humberside Police)

Wednesday, 1 Sep 2021 18:24
Humberside Police
Meeting notice

Park Ward Community Surgery (Humberside Police)

Wednesday, 1 Sep 2021 18:24
Humberside Police
Meeting notice

Attempted Burglary occurred in your area (Humberside Police)

Friday, 13 Aug 2021 18:12
Humberside Police
Residential: Burglary alert

Garage and Shed Burglaries (Humberside Police)

Monday, 9 Aug 2021 17:31
Humberside Police
Suspicious circumstances

What's Happening In Your Area?


Anti-Social Behaviour

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

We have conducted a large amount of work with the local schools and also the young people in the area. Behaviour has improved and calls for service have dropped significantly.

We will continue to patrol the Hotspot areas especially over the 6 weeks school holiday.

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. 

The Local Team Have worked with the Council to install a camera on Louth Road to address some of the issues.  


We have had a good result from recent police activity including targeted patrols, and crime prevention workshops. We have recorded only one burglary for last month (June) across both Scartho and Waltham

The use of increased patrols will continue with a focus on the residential areas. We continue to ask for your help and take as much preventative action as you can to secure your property.

Recent thefts have occurred as a result of unlocked outbuildings and vehicles, Please lock you property.

Follow our tips below:

Make sure your doors and windows are closed and locked when you’re not in the room. Nearly half of all burglaries are down to a door or window being open
Make sure nothing of value (including your car key) is left on show to tempt thieves into your property. 
Think about fitting a burglar alarm and security lighting – both to your home and outbuildings. It may be expensive, but they are very effective deterrents and can bring down your insurance costs.

Sheds, garages and gardens

Security of gardens and outbuilding buildings is often not your first thought. However, by making a few modifications sheds and garages, along with the equipment stored in them can be made more secure.

Make sure sheds and garages have good quality lock and hinges.
Consider fitting deterrents in the garden like movement sensitive floodlights as these will leave thieves feeling exposed. Likewise alarms on sheds and garages will deter thieves as they would not want to be spotted in out buildings taking property.
Garden tools, DIY equipment and leisure items such as fishing and golf equipment should be locked away in storage cupboards within outbuildings to form a second line of defence to thieves. 
Motorbike and pedal cycles should also be locked even when they are in a shed or garage.
To assist the police in recovering and returning stolen property, people should register valuables onto Cycles, golf and fishing equipment and tools can be easily added onto the property register and then this assists the force in identifying property as stolen/lost, bring offenders to justice and stop the items being sold via second hand stores. The system can also allow owners to upload pictures of unique items.
As well as protecting property in sheds and garages people can also stop thieves stealing plants by using heavy plant pots which will be less desirable to walk off with and ensure that unused garden furniture and tools are stored securely out of sight.


Last Updated 21 Sep 2021

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Where We Are Over The Next 6 Months

Friday 1 Oct, 10:00am – 11:00amWorlaby RoadHigh Visibility Street Walk
Saturday 16 Oct, 11:30am – 12:30pmPoppins Cafe Mendip AvenuePolice Drop-In
Thursday 21 Oct, 10:00am – 11:00amMendip AvenueHigh Visibility Street Walk
Thursday 11 Nov, 10:00am – 11:00amWaltham RoadHigh Visibility Street Walk
Monday 22 Nov, 10:00am – 11:00amSouthfield RoadHigh Visibility Street Walk

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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.