Homepage
Documents
Events
Good practice
Links
News
Organisations
Places
Free Weekly eNews
About us
Contact
Our correspondents






Search CRP News by keyword or phrase:
If you have any news, opinions or suggestions which you would like to offer to the publishers of CRP News, please click here to email the Editor. We value your contribution.
All editorial content © CRP News, published by CRP Publications Ltd, Suite 210 91 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2LB

News - 6 January 2013

Police launch new scheme to tackle rural crime

Police in Cornwall are launching a new scheme to tackle rural crime. They are working with landowners, farmers and businesses across the county to improve crime prevention. Events will be held in February where people can get advice from a range of organisations on how to reduce the risk of rural crime.

The events will bring together representatives of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), the National Farmers' Union (NFU) and the Devon and Cornwall Police along with experts from private security firms and specialist equipment suppliers who will all be looking at the ways and means of preventing crime in rural communities.

Bob Bunney, crime reduction advisor with Devon and Cornwall Police, said: "We are very keen to help people understand how to take control of the situation, to learn exactly how much they can do themselves to help reduce rural crime and then to offer clear information about how to act and who to contact."

Seminars will operate on a drop-in basis with sessions throughout the day examining different aspects of the law and the whole range of rural crime from farm and estate security to wildlife and equestrian crime.

CLA South West director, John Mortimer, said: "What is frequently not understood is that the true cost of farm theft and other rural crime is more than simply the value of the items taken. There is the cost of lost production time, of repairing the damage caused plus the risk of livestock straying due to gates being left open or fencing taken down."

The events will be held at the Royal Cornwall Showground on February 15 and at Westpoint, Exeter on February 1.

To reserve a place at either of the events, contact the CLA South West Office on 01249 700281 or online at www.regonline.co.uk/claswevents


Read related items on:
Crime prevention publicity
Rural crime
Cornwall

   

Events
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Various 
Data Protection workshops for businesses
The free workshops are for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from various sectors ranging from charities to private companies. The events are aimed at staff or managers with limited practical experience of data protection who are working for organisations who have responsibility for processing personal data.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
24 September 2014
ABCP Business Crime Conference 2014
Venue: Jury's Hotel, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2HP. The conference will focus on business crime reduction partnerships and their work and will provide essential information and networking opportunity for everyone whose work encompasses business crime.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 October 2014
Retail Crime & Loss Prevention Conference
This year's BRC Retail Crime Survey has revealed that UK retailers are fighting a rising tide of organised theft in store. Combined with the dramatic increase in fraud and ecrime, and the commonly perceived threat to businesses posed by cyber-attacks, this means that retailers are facing an increasingly sophisticated criminal.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .