Live feeds

Two die in car crash on A280 at Long Furlong, Patching: A man and a woman - respectively the dri... http://t.co/6Puil2Z5lN #sussexpolice 25/10/2014 05:32:57

Tyre safety promoted in Chichester and Selsey: More than 20% of vehicles tested by Chichester ne... http://t.co/BjUFlB3Msq #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 15:40:34

Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowitz?: Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowit... http://t.co/9HaIgYJuDp #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 15:00:13

Man could be key witness to Eastbourne rape: Police are hoping to trace this man who could be a ... http://t.co/2qqtPiSpkp #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 15:00:13

Man sentenced to 21 years for historic sexual abuse: A man was found guilty of sexual offences a... http://t.co/o8cAHPKsAj #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 15:00:13

Police investigate criminal damage in Hughenden Road, Hastings: Police are investigating an inci... http://t.co/yg2aMgy9XS #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 15:00:13

Be Bright, Be Seen as the nights draw in: With the clocks going back this weekend, road policing... http://t.co/RPhYiJtSIa #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 13:35:02

Wanted man linked to burglaries across four counties: Police are appealing for help to find a ma... http://t.co/cI9o5PRnvo #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 12:57:43

Polegate man remanded in custody on attempted murder charge: Joseph O'Riordan, of Guardian Court... http://t.co/EnrsklWujb #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 12:57:43

Man sentenced to 20 years for Brighton rapes: A rapist, robber and thief has been sentenced to 2... http://t.co/mC20sACHfP #sussexpolice 24/10/2014 12:57:43

Read more >
Saturday October 25
|
16:13

Op Creosote - day of action in Wealden

08 February 2013

Wealden Neighbourhood Policing Team completed a successful Operation Creosote day of action in Uckfield on Wednesday (6th February).

Following a recent increase in reports of thefts from garages, a team of 13 PCSOs, police officers and local volunteers knocked on approximately 1,000 doors.

Some 75 residents were signed up to the community messaging system, which will keep them updated about policing related issues. Approximately 175 residents were seen face to face and given practical crime prevention advice in their homes.

Sgt Amy Mason, from Uckfield's Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "This has been a fantastic success, an example of the community working together to raise awareness of this type of crime.

"Volunteers from local residents' groups have shown us great support and we hope to continue to promote this kind of working in Uckfield."

If you would like to discuss policing related issues with your local officer you can find their contact details at www.sussex.police.uk.

No related stories