Stonehouse local policing team priorities

If you want to raise a policing priority please use the contact team form.


Our policing team priorities are as follows:

Our top priorities for your neighbourhood are as follows:

Safeguarding vulnerable adults

Priority reason: 27 Nov 2018

Safeguarding vulnerable adults and protecting them from cuckooing at their home addresses – we are aware that there have been some vulnerable people in the community whose addresses have been taken over by OCGs. We attend these locations regularly to disrupt that activity and deal with these people robustly.

We have no updates to report at this time.

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Drug dealing

Priority reason: 19 Nov 2018

We are receiving reports of drug dealing in a number of locations.

We welcome any information on drug dealing and respond to the intelligence we receive.

We have no updates to report at this time.

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Our resolved priorities for your neighbourhood are as follows:

Street Drinking

Priority reason: 10 Aug 2018

Street drinking is a policing priority within the local neighbourhood policing area. 

Police are working with partner agencies to signpost street drinkers to local rehabilitation, housing, and support services.

The team is working with the Devon and Cornwall Police Licensing Team to reduce the locations where alcohol can be purchased and to also endeavour for a reduction in the sale of high strength alcohol.

Officers perform regular patrols as part of ongoing taskings and operations to reduce the number of street drinkers in the area.

We have no updates to report at this time.

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Drug Dealing and Use

Priority reason: 08 Jun 2018

Detecting and reducing drug dealing and use is a policing priority within the local neighbourhood policing area. 

Police are working with partner agencies to locate offenders within the local community, as well as signposting persons known to use banned substances to local rehabilitation, housing, and support services.

The team is also working with the relevant in house departments to target suspected offenders, gathering intelligence and performing searches and arrests when proportionate and necessary.

Officers perform regular patrols as part of ongoing taskings and operations in local areas where it is known drug use and dealing may take place to reduce the serious harm caused.

Our response:

UPDATE 08 Jun 2018 Intelligence led action

Neighbourhood police teams have executed Misuse of Drugs Act warrants at a number of addresses, further to community intelligence about drug supply and cultivation. This is an ongoing activity for your local neighbourhood officers.

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