Crawley is a large town and borough in West Sussex. It is 28 miles south of London, 18 miles north of Brighton and Hove, and 32 miles north-east of Chichester. Crawley covers an area of 17.36 square miles and has a population of over 106,000. The borough has a population density of around 22 persons per hectare (9 persons per acre), making it the second most densely populated district in West Sussex, after Worthing.

Gatwick Airport, one of Britain’s busiest international airports, sits on the edge of Crawley town. The town contains 13 residential neighbourhoods managed by a two tier local authority system, with West Sussex County Council and Crawley Borough Council fulfilling the joint role.

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Chief Inspector Shane Baker

Shane is the policing commander for Crawley and is responsible for the local policing of both Crawley and Mid Sussex districts. He leads the local Neighbourhood Policing Team consisting of both police officers and Police Community Support Officers who are dedicated to protecting our communities, catching criminals delivering an outstanding service in the locality.

Alongside his current role, Shane is also an accredited Tactical Firearms Commander and the force lead for Engaging Communities. This role demonstrates his passion for ensuring that we reach far and wide in order to seek engagement opportunities with different community groups and that our officers are representative of the community in which they serve.

  • Inspector Steve Turner
  • Inspector Darren Taylor

  • Sergeant Lewis
  • Sergeant Bray
  • Sergeant Puttock
  • Sergeant Voight
  • Sergeant Bentham
  • Sergeant Crabtree

  • PC Bowes
  • PC Johnson
  • PC Wingfield
  • PC Hayward
  • PC Sandiford
  • PC Burnett
  • PC Hawkins
  • PC Kay
  • PC Nye
  • PC Gould
  • PC Marsh
  • PC Miles
  • PC Griffiths
  • PC Bryan
  • PC Robeson
  • PC Wainwright
  • PC Weeks

  • PC Kemp
  • PC Broad
  • PC Coppard
  • PC Tichband
  • PC Jones


  • PCSO Luke Page


  • PCSO Suzanne Lydon


  • PCSO Natasha Denbeigh
  • PCSO Dionne Watling

Langley Green

  • PCSO Nathan Page

Maidenbower & Worth

  • PCSO Dan Goodyer
  • PCSO Ryan Hawker

Northgate & West Green (Crawley Town Centre)

  • PCSO Andreanna Woods
  • PCSO Andrew Barr
  • PCSO Steve West

Pound Hill

  • PCSO Anna Urbanczyk


  • PCSO Isaac Allum

Gossops Green

  • PCSO Lucinda Denby

Three Bridges

  • PCSO Kieran Chappell
  • PCSO Jake Symonds


  • PCSO Anthony O’Donnell

Furnace Green

  • PCSO Abid Ahmad

Forge Wood

  • PCSO Nathan Page


  • PCSO James Smith

Business Crime Reduction Partnership

  • PCSO Kieran Chappell