Crime & Policing

Rayleigh Town Centre :Three Purses Snatched; Marks And Spencer Delayed Until Early Next Year

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The Echo has recently had two news stories about Rayleigh Town Centre.; First of all, three elderly ladies have had their purses snatched, apparently from open shopping bags : Det Sgt Lione added that they had no suspects for the purse snatchings yet, but they could be linked to previous shoplifting incidents where Eastern European suspects seem to be responsible….
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A Sobering Editorial

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The Echo had an editorial yesterday about Rayleigh Town Centre – and not in a good way: REGULAR Friday and Saturday night street violence, which until recently disfigured most towns in Essex, is happily on the decline. Yet flare-ups still occur, and one town that seems to be suffering in particular right now is Rayleigh. Violence hit Rayleigh again this…
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Operation Bluenose

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The Police and Crime Commissioner’s website has a piece here on “Operation Bluenose” – a three-day crackdown on anti-social cyclists in Southend: Residents said they had cause to make regular complaints about cyclists flouting the law by riding on pavements in Westcliff, Southend High Street and the seafront. They asked for police action to address the issue and feared a…
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Would You Like To Answer 999 Calls? Essex Police Are Looking For Control Room Staff

From the Essex Police website: Communications Officer Vacancies 30 hours per week (part-time), 24/7 shift pattern Chelmsford Starting salary £17,361 (pro rata), plus 20% shift allowance and additional weekend working enhancements About the Force Control Room The Force Control Room opened in July 1997 bringing single tier control to Essex Police and handles approximately two thousand public telephone calls every…
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