Community and Neighbourhood Watch News (Marchmont, Meadows and Tollcross) January 2010

posted 1 Feb 2010, 05:41 by South Edinburgh Net Admin
Welcome to the January 2010 Police Newsletter for the Marchmont, Meadows and Tollcross area – the SM46 Beat. It provides you with a summary of incidents that occurred in your area during December
2009. It also provides you with some helpful and relevant crime prevention information.

In December 65 crimes were reported in your ward.  This is a 36% reduction on the Novemver figure and is well below the monthly average for 2009.  A general breakdown of some of these crimes is listed here.

During December 4 premises were broken into in our area. This figure is an reduction on the previous month's total.
  • Glen Street x2 (one attempt and one
  • theft)
  • Strathearn Road (nothing stolen)
  • Lauriston Place (nothing stolen) Home
  • Street (Domestic)

During December 2009 there were 180 incidents reported to Police in your area.  This is a 18% reduction on the previous month.  Of these only 10 were graded as 1, ie emergencies that required an immediate
response.  57 were graded as 2 ie. nonemergercies to be responded to within one hour.  The remainder were more routine being dealt with by a shift officer or by a Community Beat officer or may not have needed a Police response.

A significant proportion of these jobs (24 or 13%) were referred to different agencies for action.

During December there were only 3 reported thefts of bicycles. This is a vast reduction on the November figure, which was 16!

Click on the link below to download the full newsletter.

South Edinburgh Net Admin,
1 Feb 2010, 06:00