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 Joined Sussex Police in 2005 and worked in our Response teams for 9 years before moving to Headquarters in Lewes where he created our combined risk assessment process, allowing us to share more information with our partners in order to better safeguard our most vulnerable people.

He has worked across other areas of Sussex, before becoming Head of Digital Transformation for both Surrey Police and Sussex Police, responsible for creating the forces’ new collaborative Mobile Policing initiative.

Alongside his current role, Shane is also an accredited Tactical Firearms Commander and the force lead for Engaging Communities.

  • 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 Natasha Denbeigh


  • PCSO Suzanne Lydon
  • PCSO Silvu Ilie


  • PCSO Dionne Watling

Langley Green

  • PCSO Brian Vacher

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

District Rural PCSOs

  • PCSO James Smith
  • PCSO Simon Rulton
  • PCSO Christopher Lovelock
  • PCSO Jamie Chandler