Agenda and draft minutes

Safer Neighbourhood Board - Tuesday, 19th July, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA. View directions

Contact: Stacey Gilmour Email: Stacey.gilmour@enfield.gov.uk  020 8132 1283

Items
No. Item

1.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from the SNB Chair, Tim Fellows. In the Chair’s absence, Janet Marshall, (SNB Vice-Chair) chaired the meeting.

 

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and introductions were made.

2.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

Further apologies for absence were received from Glenn Breslin (SNB Vice-Chair), Vicki Pite. (CAPE Chair, Chase Ward), Jany Badoye (CAPE Chair, Lower Edmonton Ward), Irene Wilson, (CAPE Chair, Town Ward), Adrian Bishop-Laggat (FERAA) and Caroline Haines (Borough Commander).

 

3.

CHAIRS FEEDBACK

Tim Fellows (Chair) to present.

 

Feedback also to be provided:

·         Stop & Search monitoring group

·         CCTV Monitoring group

·         How CAPE’s are functioning

Minutes:

The SNB Chair, Tim Fellows provided the following update:

 

This has been a quiet period for me as Chair of your SNB.

In that last quarter I attended:

·         Hate Crim Executive

·         Hate Crime Case Management Panel

·         LCP² planning meeting.

 

Unfortunately, I was unable to get to the Safer and Stronger Communities Board or the new Borough Commanders meet & greet soiree due to other commitments.

Unfortunately, I am unable to be with you this evening as I have to work.

4.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 7 April 2022.

Minutes:

AGREED the minutes of the meeting held on 7 April 2022.

5.

EXAMINATION OF CRIME STATISTICS pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Examination of crime statistics received:

·         Current and planned police operations

·         Confidence and satisfaction

·         Target establishment on CAPE’s (including staff changes, vacant posts, anticipated timelines for replacement, etc)

·         Ward-based stats

·         Abstrations from Wards

Minutes:

Chief Inspector Karl Curran went through the report in the agenda pack. The following was highlighted:

 

·         The information provided a flavour of the role profiles of the teams, some of the work the teams had been delivering and the key objectives for the coming year.

·         Updates and information were provided on the following:

o   Community Tensions

o   BCU Performance Overview

o   Key Tasking’s

o   Portfolio Overview

o   Planned Operations

o   CAPE Meetings

o   Good News Stories

·         Full details for each of the above can be found in the agenda pack report.

·         An update was provided on the Portfolio Overview which included information on the following:

o   Safer Neighbourhoods

o   Safer Estates

o   Edmonton Green Town Centre Team

o   Operation Boxster

o   Project Taipan

o   Partnership & Prevention Hub

·         Safer Neighbourhoods in Enfield is broken down into 25 wards, consisting of one Inspector, seven Sergeants, 52 PC’s and 21 PCSO’s. The officers work shifts between the hours of 0700-2300 7 days a week.

·         Officers attend three monthly ward panel meetings to discuss current crime trends and listen to concerns of the local community and agree policing priorities for the coming months.

·         There are daily high visibility patrols in hotspot areas to tackle issues such as burglary, robbery and violence against women and girls as well as conducting reassurance patrols after events that are likely to have an impact on the local communities.

·         Another large part of Neighbourhood policing is dealing with long term issues within communities with a view to ‘designing out crime’ to stop it happening in the first place.

·         Information and discussions took place on the role profiles of the Safer Neighbourhood, Safer Estates and Safer Schools Teams, their key achievements in April, May and June 2022 and their Key Objectives for 2022.

·         Further information was also provided on the Edmonton Green Town Centre Team which had been established in February 2022 and was already proving to show some fantastic results.

·         The primary focus of the Town Centre Team (TCT) is violence reduction with an emphasis on serious youth violence and violence against women and girls, while rebuilding trust and confidence. This will be achieved through high visibility policing in intelligence led hot spots and by working in partnership with local stakeholders including business owners and youth groups to understand root causes and work together to provide long term solutions to ongoing problems.

·         Key Achievements for the past month of the Edmonton Green Town Centre Team were discussed and full details of these were included in the report.

·         An update was provided on Operation Boxster which included the Key Objectives for 2022 as well as the Key Achievements.

·         The aims of the unit are to target males who exploit sex workers, safeguard vulnerable women and assist in diverting women from sex work

·         A total of 96 males have been arrested for soliciting women for the purpose of prostitution. This has led to the imposing of over £15,000 worth of fines which are paid directly to outreach services to assist them  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

To note the dates of future meetings as follows:

 

Thursday 29 September 2022

Thursday 8 December 2022

Tuesday 7 March 2023

 

These meetings will commence at 7:00pm and will be held in the Conference Room at the Civic Centre.

Minutes:

NOTED the dates of future meetings as follows:

 

Thursday 29 September 2022

Thursday 8 December 2022

Tuesday 7 March 2023

 

These meetings will commence at 7:00pm and will be held in the Conference Room at the Civic Centre.