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The graph shows the data for July 2021, supplied by Gloucester City Safe

87 x Police CCTV Incidents attended for July 2021

Highlights for the Month

  • 1stAssist police with the locating, detention, and arrest of a wanted male.
  • Locate and pass on a female who has been reported missing, police informed, she was picked up safe and sound.
  • Called to assist a security officer in a city safe store that was being racially abused by a female, this incident was defused, and all information passed to the police.
  • Team 2 carried out a welfare check with a female who was in trouble on Great Weston Road, the incident was resolved, all information passed onto partner agency.
  • 2ndReported what seemed like a drug deal exchange between two people, CCTV informed. The location, persons, descriptions, and vehicles being used was passed on to the police.
  • Called to attend a store as a large group of protesters were blocking their doorway and not allowing anyone else to enter. Police were in the area and had sorted out this incident.
  • Called to assist with a customer being aggressive, a male who was asked to leave a phone store but was refusing with a lone female staff member. The male was removed, with a promise to sort out his problem the next day when other staff were in.
  • Called to assist with processing three female shoplifters in one store, all information now on DISC.
  • 3rd Three street beggars removed from various locations around the city, being aggressive when money was refused.
  • Small group marching from GRH to the Shire Hall, no issues with them or anyone causing issues, peaceful protest.
  • Called to deal with several incidents of shoplifting, alcohol taken from one store, unable to identify this individual, but two females were caught and processed through DISC, then taken back to another store where they paid for all the items that had not paid for.
  • Street drinkers removed from the front of a bar where they were causing a nuisance.
  • 4th Meeting with the PCSOs regarding the 100 days to organise event days.
  • Information was given to CPOs by a store that was relevant to an investigation which was ongoing, this information was passed directly to the police.
  • 5th A tasking from the Council regarding Covid 19 rules.
  • A Big issue seller was removed from his present location at the request of the store, he was blocking the window displays and upsetting the business.
  • Street drinkers removed from the Graveyard, one of them being a known individual with a ban from being in town so he was breached for that.
  • 6th Police and CPOs patrolling together as part of the 100 days together project. Worked as a pair patrolling the Bid areas and city safe stores.
  • Called to assist with the processing of two shoplifters, all details added to DISC and passed onto the police.
  • A prolific street beggar removed from a public area due to aggressive begging techniques.
  • 7th Statements and photographs added to folders of specific individuals who are due to appear in court for breaches of CBOs and civil Injunctions.
  • The CPO team broke up a fight on Northgate Street, the group of three against one man, the assailants were persuaded to cease fighting, all persons involved were arrested apart from the main instigator who rode off as police arrived.
  • A missing persons alert was given out by CCTV, CPOs located the individual and a friend in Mc Donald’s. Police called and spoke with them.
  • Statements and footage of the earlier fight put into a folder and handed to the police.
  • 8th Collect a backpack from the Transport Hub which had been handed in by a member of public. Due to the contents of the bag, it was immediately handed into the police at Bearlands.
  • Broke up an argument on Southgate Street, with patrons of a public house and some street beggars who did not like being told to leave the area. This was broken up and one of the street people involved then decided to get in a car and drive off in a car. As they had all been drinking the PCSO stopped the car to check the driver. He got very verbally and physically aggressive he was arrested by police later.
  • The Barton team investigated and collected evidence of drug taking in a car park on trier Way
  • 9th Several beggars removed from public areas due to their aggressive begging.
  • First aid given and ensured the injured person managed to get transport home. He was living in supervised accommodation with a nurse on call, the home was spoken to over the phone and advised about the injured person.
  • Delivery vans removed of the pedestrian areas after 10 o’clock. This is due to the gate street bollards being inoperative.
  • CCTV requested the CPOs checked the report of a broken door window to the post office. The broken window was confirmed but a security guard was also present to watch over the premises.
  • 10th Assisted with the horse parade and crowd control through the city centre.
  • Concerns raised for a vulnerable lady; she is known by all in town but was having a bad day. Police came and took over this incident.
  • Concerns were raised as one of the street females was hidden away with an old vulnerable gentleman. After talking with him he was escorted back onto Southgate Street and went on home.
  • All teams spent time looking for a missing child, who was later found and reunited with her parents.
  • 11th Called to check a male as a concern for welfare was raised, he walked himself into a complex on Worchester Street, CPOs made sure someone knew he was there and informed CCTV.
  • Two missing persons reported during the day, both were found quickly after the initial reports went out.
  • Two persons selling Fragrance with no peddler licence, worked with CCTV to keep observation on them, both were later arrested by police.
  • Statements and photographic evidence pack submitted for an individual continuing daily breaking his CBO ban by being in town and entering city safe stores to steal.
  • 12th Police and CPO working together, patrols split and patrolling the city centre areas.
  • Street drinkers removed from St Mary Decrypt graveyard, also present was an individual who was reported for breaching his court injunction by being in town.
  • Called to attend a store who had a female shoplifter. She was issued with a yellow card and all details added to the DISC system.
  • 13thA male and female stopped due the theft of Lego, all details taken and added to DISC, and information was passed onto the police.
  • Attended a few stores to follow up on recent shoplifting incidents, identification of both individuals carried out, all information added to DISC.
  • 14th CPOs dealt with three shoplifting incidents and one including an assault of the security guard. The person was arrested for the assault. All other details added to DISC.
  • Welfare check carried out on a known vulnerable individual, checks made and no further issues.
  • Two young girls were prevented from stealing items from a store, all items returned, and information was passed directly to the police due to the young age of the two.
  • Large group of street drinkers removed from the graveyard area due to alcohol and noise.
  • 15th Identify the individual who had been stealing power tools from Kings Square building site. Information passed to the police.
  • Spent time checking all areas for a missing person.
  • Assist a store security guard who was being racially abused, all information reported to police.
  • 16th Called to assist a store security officer who was being verbally abused by a member of public. This issue has stemmed from an earlier incident when this member of publics wife had been stopped for shoplifting. Police are now involved with this incident.
  • An individual was spoken to by the CPOs, this individuals’ behaviour becoming unacceptable in public. This person was advised to leave the area.
  • 17th Welfare checks made on a vulnerable female. Using partner agencies CPOs managed to get the female emergency accommodation.
  • Removed several street drinkers and individuals that have been banned from the city centre. All banned persons have been added to DISC as in breach of CBOs or Bans.
  • Assisted with the cordon and removal of a car that had rolled into a bollard in St Aldgate Street.
  • Assisted with a cordon for the police with regards to a female on top of the car park roof. Police talked this female down quickly.
  • 18th Statements and evidence collected and put into folders for the police.
  • 19th Large groups of known offenders, trying to gain entry to city safe stores, monitored by CCTV and CPOs.
  • Reported the street bollard which has now stopped working. information was passed to the council.
  • 20thAll teams out engaging with stores and members of the public with regards to the Covid 19 rules and the further easing of lockdown (Freedom Day).
  • Retrieved items which had been stolen from a store, the individual was reported and added to DISC.
  • Assisted the mother of one of the street people who was looking for her son, located the son and checked that it was ok for the mother to be brought to him. No issues.
  • Two females who had taken items but stopped before leaving the store. The girls were then passed onto CCTV to monitor around the town.
  • CPOs administered CPR to a male who had overdosed with drugs and alcohol; Ambulances were called, the casualty was treated by all. This person was revived and refused to go to hospital.
  • 21st The teams attended a training session with regards to the unlocking of lockdown. All teams were the joined by police, one CPO and one police officer patrolled the city areas as part of the 100 Days partnership.
  • 22nd Shoplifter was chased and caught and further arrested for stealing, police and CPO team then patrolled through the city centre, engaging with members of the public and stores, checks were made on homeless and street drinkers.
  • 23rd Two people breached for breaching a CBO ban which prohibits them from entering the city centre, one of them was wanted by police, so assisted the police in arresting this person.
  • Called to break up an argument between some homeless individuals, they were separated and made to go in different directions.
  • Called to assist stores with shoplifters, all details were handed to police and added to DISC.
  • 24th patrolled around the city carrying out welfare checks with the individuals sleeping in doorways, they were made to clean up the messes they had created.
  • Called the street cleaners who went out of their way to clean up a lot of broken glass bottles that were creating a hazard for the public in Grey Friars area.
  • Known shoplifters removed from a city safe store, one has a CBO, so he had a breach put in with the police.
  • A Large group of street drinkers removed from the St Mary Decrypt graveyard, too much noise and alcohol on view.
  • 25th Called to check a city safe store CCTV to try and identify some shoplifters, the name was known, and all information passed to the police to locate in town, but also added to DISC.
  • Known shoplifting group in town, monitored by CPOs and CCTV.
  • 26th Three people who have CBOs and Civil injunctions have been reported for breaching them by being in the city centre area.
  • Welfare concerns over an individual due to the company he was in, after speaking to them and ensuring he was safe he carried on staying in the group. CCTV informed and the group was monitored.
  • Assisted police by detaining a wanted individual who was wanted by police, upon their arrival this person was arrested.
  • 27th Assisted a security officer for one of the stores who was getting abused by a member of public, all details given to the police.
  • Removed two street peddlers who did not have a licence to sell from the city centre. Details taken and recorded, this information was also passed to the police, and CCTV.
  • City safe leaflets were given out around the city by the CPOs, also engaging with store holders and managers regarding Covid 19 issues.
  • 28th Street drinkers removed from the graveyard area due to large amounts of alcohol and drugs on show. They were made to clean up the area before they went.
  • Two people were spoken to regarding their behaviour and language whilst amongst children, one was abusing somebody over the phone, the other was shouting at someone else.
  • 29th CPOs and police in joint patrols around the city areas engaging with the public and checking the more problematic areas identified by the local businesses.
  • Large amounts of traffic removed from the gate streets due to the bollards not working. The Council were informed.
  • Unattended luggage caused a bit of an issue, this was left on the grass triangle next to Subway at Kings Square. We finally found the owners and spoke with him about the problems it causes leaving items unattended.
  • Joint CPO and police patrols again today, improving working relationships to protect the city.
  • 30th Called to assist with two cases of shoplifting from different stores, both offenders identified, and all information added to DISC, also the police informed as these two have been very active lately.
  • Spent the day delivering new government advice stickers to all city safe stores.
  • Small protest march for the Anti-Vaccine movement, “The Light” no real issues just causing some heated debates with members of the public.
  • 31st Had cause to speak with a male who was getting aggressive with shop staff after they banned him from their shop for stealing, he has already been given a warning for his behaviour. CCTV informed and will monitor the area for a while.
  • Female shoplifter spoken to after an offence had been committed, proof from CCTV footage. She had none of the items on her when located, so released.
  • A male was in breach for being in the city centre despite a civil injunction, this is becoming a daily occurrence as people with CBOs and Civil Injunctions seem to feel that can get away with breaching.

 

 

£ 1,975.86 recovered in stolen goods by CPOs in July 2021