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Clacton Central

Welcome to the Clacton Central 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. Clacton Central is part of the Tendring district and covers areas including Alton Park, Pier, St James and Great Clacton.

Below you’ll find the members of your Neighbourhood Policing Team and details of how to contact them.

PCSO Pat Smith (Collar number 6320)

My name is Pat Smith and I have been with Essex Police since 1994. I started my career at Harwich Police Station working behind the scenes, manning the radios and the front counter. I moved to Clacton Police Station in 2000 carrying out a similar role and in 2006 I decided that as I enjoyed working with the community I applied to become a Police community Support Officer and I haven't looked back. I have dealt with many situations and always strive to give good customer service, I work mainly in Clacton Town Centre on the neighbourhood Policing team. I work with a very experienced team who are professional at all times and I am proud to work alongside them assisting to make the town safer. My roles are to provide a visible presence and assist the community where ever I am needed. I am friendly, so if you see me out and about please stop me for a chat, I am always happy to assist with any policing concerns you may have and hopefully make a difference in the community that I serve.

Contact details

Mobile: 07970 535147
Telephone: 101 ext 440128
Email: pat.smith@essex.pnn.police.uk


PCSO Dan Foley (Collar number 8627)

I joined Essex Police as a PCSO in February 2005. I have previously worked in Brightlingsea and St Osyth. I am now working in Clacton Town Centre and enjoy the variations in day to day policing that this presents.

Contact details

Mobile: 07970535147
Telephone: 101 ext 440146
Email: Daniel.Foley@essex.pnn.police.uk


PCSO Lisa Berrett (Collar number 73774)

I have been working for Essex Police since 2009 in the role of a Community Support Officer, I have worked in various areas in the county and have dealt with many different and varying situations from all different members of the community. I am now covering the Town area of Clacton and would welcome you to contact me should you have any concerns or issues that you feel I may be able to help you with.

Contact details

Email: lisa.berrett@essex.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: 101 ext: 440130
Mobile: 07970 535147


PCSO Louise Lilley (Collar number 74128)

I have been a PCSO in Clacton since 2009. I transfered from the East Clacton Team to the Town Centre in July 2012. I really enjoy the challenges that a busy Town Centre can bring.

Contact details

Mobile: 07970535147
Telephone: 101 ext: 440130
Email: Louise.Lilley@essex.pnn.police.uk


PCSO Dan Brown (Collar number 74785)

I have been a serving PCSO in Clacton since June 2010, I decided to join Essex Police as I needed a challenge and believed this was the perfect opportunity to do so. My aim is to engage with the community and help with any issue's they may have. If you do see me on patrol please stop me and have a chat.

Contact details

Mobile: 07970535147
Telephone: 101 EXT 440130
Email: Dan.Brown2@essex.pnn.police.uk


PC Nicola Southgate (Collar number 70310)

I have worked for Essex Police since 2005. In 2010 I joined the Neighbourhood Policing Team as a Neighbourhood Constable for the East. In 2011 I was selected to stay where I was to carry on Policing the East. I recently took over the role of Neighbourhood Constable for Clacton Central as well as covering the East. I enjoy working within the communities and hope that my work can make a difference to peoples lives. I also enjoy the new challenges in which the role brings.

Contact details

Mobile: 07970 535147
Telephone: 101 ext: 440126
Email: nicola.southgate@essex.pnn.police.uk


Your local police station is listed below along with its opening hours and accessibility features.

Contact details:

Clacton Police Station
8 Beatrice Road
Clacton
CO15 1ET

Tel: 101

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Opening Hours
mon08:00 - 00:00
tue08:00 - 00:00
wed08:00 - 00:00
thu08:00 - 00:00
fri08:00 - 00:00
sat08:00 - 00:00
sun08:00 - 00:00
Accessibility features
  • Ramp
  • Toilet
  • Induction loop
  • Visitor Parking Facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Automatic Door opening (via push button)
  • Confidential Room

Mobile: 07970 535147

Below you can read about the issues that you have made a priority in your neighbourhood. We aim to act on the issues that matter the most to you.

Local Priority

Issue

Drug Dealing and Anti-social Behaviour in Beach Road, Clacton

Raised on 07/01/2014

Action

Numerous reports had been received by both the police and the Community Safety Partnership regarding drugs being both used and supplied by the occupants of an address in Beach Road, Clacton. They were the cause of an increase of anti-social behaviour with their activities. Police actioned searched warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act and made arrests. On Tuesday 15th July an order was successfully obtained from the courts for a premises closure to take place as the evidence obtained showed that the occupants were involved with drugs and anti-social behaviour. This means that the occupants now cannot return to the premises for three months. Feedback has already been received in relation to the improvement in quality of life to the residents in the local area. We continue to strive to reduce the supply of drugs within the local area and welcome any information from the public.

Updated on 17/07/2014

Local Priority

Issue

Theft (shoplifitng)

Raised on 04/02/2014

Action

Our local Town Centre PCSO's provide hi-visibility and reassurance patrols to the general public and local businesses. TENBAC (Tendring Business Against Crime) is a scheme that is in place to assist in reducing the number of thefts. Staff members from most local stores have instant access to Police/PCSO's via a radio system. It has proved to be a success on numerous occasions with suspects being arrested immediately.

Updated on 26/03/2014

Local Priority

Issue

Anti Social Behaviour

Raised on 04/02/2014

Action

A Dispersal Order is in place covering the Town Centre. This allows officers to disperse persons from the area for up to 24 hours. If a person returns within this given time period, then they can be arrested for Breaching the Order. This helps officers deal with incidents of ASB by getting in early and nipping potential problems in the bud. There is also a Designated Public Places Order covering the Town Centre and Seafront. This Order is in place so officers are able to seize alcohol from a person within the designated area. We also carry out joint patrols with Police Accredited Wardens from Tendring District Council in relation to dealing with ASB.

Updated on 07/06/2014

Local Priority

Issue

Alcoholics within the town Centre drinking and causing a general nuisance

Raised on 29/07/2014

Action

To stop people from drinking within the town centre which intimidates others

Updated on 29/07/2014

Local Priority

Issue

Theft of and from motor vehicles and vehicle damages

Raised on 29/09/2014

Action

Will raise patrols in the area and make residents aware along with crime prevention advice.

Updated on 29/09/2014

Local Priority

Issue

Local Community Meeting action - Look at the increase in burglaries and vandalism.

Raised on 02/10/2014

Local Priority

Issue

Local Community Meeting Action - Alcohol related crime/ASB in the Pier Ward.

Raised on 02/10/2014

Local Priority

Issue

Local Community Meeting action - Littering around the area of Jackson Road.

Raised on 02/10/2014

Action

Referral being made to TDC Environmental Health.

Updated on 02/10/2014

Listed below are a number of events we invite you to come along to. They’re an opportunity for you to meet the team and discuss any issues or concerns you have.

Street Meet

Date:10th November 2014 11:30 - 12:30
Where:Trinity Methodist Church
Pier Avenue
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1NJ
Extra Info:Come along and meet with your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:11th November 2014 11:00 - 12:00
Where:Morrisons
Waterglade Retail Park
Old Road
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1HX
Extra Info:Come along and meet your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:17th November 2014 11:30 - 12:30
Where:Trinity Methodist Church
Pier Avenue
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1NJ
Extra Info:Come along and meet with your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:18th November 2014 11:00 - 12:00
Where:Morrisons
Waterglade Retail Park
Old Road
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1HX
Extra Info:Come along and meet your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:24th November 2014 11:30 - 12:30
Where:Trinity Methodist Church
Pier Avenue
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1NJ
Extra Info:Come along and meet with your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:25th November 2014 11:00 - 12:00
Where:Morrisons
Waterglade Retail Park
Old Road
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1HX
Extra Info:Come along and meet your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Local Community Meeting

Date:27th November 2014 10:00 - 12:00
Where:Coppins Hall,
Maldon Way
Clacton
Essex
CO16 7PA
Extra Info:To find out more about what's going on in your local area and to meet with your local policing team, please come along to this meeting.

Street Meet

Date:3rd December 2014 11:00 - 12:00
Where:Morrisons
Waterglade Retail Park
Old Road
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1HX
Extra Info:Come along and meet your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:8th December 2014 11:00 - 12:00
Where:Morrisons
Waterglade Retail Park
Old Road
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1HX
Extra Info:Come along and meet your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:8th December 2014 11:30 - 12:30
Where:Trinity Methodist Church
Pier Avenue
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1NJ
Extra Info:Come along and meet with your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:15th December 2014 11:00 - 12:00
Where:Morrisons
Waterglade Retail Park
Old Road
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1HX
Extra Info:Come along and meet your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Street Meet

Date:15th December 2014 11:30 - 12:30
Where:Trinity Methodist Church
Pier Avenue
Clacton-on-Sea
Essex
CO15 1NJ
Extra Info:Come along and meet with your local PCSO to find out what's happening in your area.
Contact:Mobile: 07970535147

Crime statistics for your neighbourhood are available below along with resolutions to broader crime issues.

View crime statistics for this neighbourhood

Update

Clacton Town Centre shops have been affected by recent spate of Commercial Burglaries. We would strongly urge EVERYONE to review their own security measures and not wait until they are a victim of crime before changing something. Please ensure you place cash tills, charity boxes and valuable items out of sight.
Make it more difficult for someone to get easy access to your premises. If you would like any further security advice then please contact the team.
There has been a recent spate of handbag/purse theft. Please make sure bags are secured by keeping them closed at all times, also don't leave them anywhere unattended, make sure you have them in sight at all times.
At this time there is a current crime trend whereby vehicles are being damaged, along with theft of motor vehicles and theft from motor vehicles. Please make sure your vehicles are secured at all times and personal items are not on display.
I would also recommend that the markings on the window screen from where a Sat Nav holder has been, gets cleaned off, as it clearly displays a Sat Nav has been used as it could prevent them breaking into your vehicle to see if one is in there.

You can take action in a number of ways to help make your neighbourhood a safer place to live, work and visit.

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