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
"Volunteers from local residents' groups have shown us great
support and we hope to continue to promote this kind of working in
If you would like to discuss policing related issues with your
local officer you can find their contact details at www.sussex.police.uk.
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