ewatch

ewatch is an email based system that keeps you connected to your local police and council so that you can help to track down crime and be proactive in making your community safer. Join ewatch to receive regular email updates on local crime trends and statistics, safety initiatives, emerging issues and community building events.

Working together as a community helps to make your neighbourhood safe, secure and vibrant for all who share it. Community interaction is a shared responsibility that has proven positive effects on building a safer community, preventing crime and developing community spirit.

ewatch is a free service provided through WA Police and Neighbourhood Watch and proudly supported by WALGA and Crime Stoppers WA. To join up now, go to the ewatch website

Neighbourhood Watch Events / News

Neighbourhood Watch WAonline – http://www.nhw.wa.gov.au/

Australasia Neighbourhood Watch Website – http://www.nhwa.com.au/

Community Safety & Crime Prevention Plan 2010 – 2013

A four year Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan was endorsed by council on the 17 th May 2010. This is a continuation of the partnership between the Office of Crime Prevention, the Shire of Peppermint Grove, WA Police and various other State Government agencies and the local community. The Plan is the result of a review of the 2006-2008 Plan, outcomes from a youth forum held in November 2009 and issues that were identified at a community workshop held in December 2009.

The results from the review process were then prioritised into four key strategy areas. These four strategies have been developed to address community concerns and reflect statistical crime trends. For the 2010-2013 Community Safety & Crime Prevention Plan programs that focus on community empowerment through provision of information/education, reduction in burglary, graffiti/vandalism, alcohol & drug use, road safety and youth engagement will be given priority. Grant funding of $20,000 received in July 2010 was utilised for the above program.

Thanks must be given to the Peppermint Grove Neighbourhood Watch and Community Safety Committee for their hard work and commitment in helping draft this new community safety plan for the benefit of all who live and work in Peppermint Grove. Shire CSCP Plan

Joint initiatives

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Business Beat

The Shire of Peppermint Grove Business Beat kit is a free resource designed to help businesses protect their property, profits and staff from crime.You can use the kit to train staff, update your skills, write your own security policy and reduce your vulnerability to crime.

The Business Beat kit contains twenty-one fact sheets. To view the kit on line, click the link…

Business Beat is an initiative of the Shire of Peppermint Grove and the WA Police, funded in part by the Office of Crime Prevention. The program supports the Shire’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Strategy and aims to contribute to raising awareness on protecting businesses against theft and other crimes.

For more information about Business Beat contact the Community Development Officer at the Shire on 9286 8600 or email cdo@peppermintgrove.wa.gov.au

 

Business Crime Prevention

Breaking the Criminal Code – crime prevention education folder is an initiative of the Shire of Peppermint Grove, the Neighbourhood Watch & Community Safety Committee, Office of Crime Prevention and WA Police. The program supports the Shire’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Strategy and aims to contribute to raising awareness on protecting your home and your personal safety.

This reference guide is designed to be practical, easy to use and provides you with all the tools you need to keep you, your family and home, safe and secure. Topics include advice on graffiti prevention, home security, personal security, holiday security, pet ownership and party safe information.

For more information or to receive a copy of “Breaking the Criminal Code” contact the Shire on 9286 8600.

Click here to access the online “Breaking the Criminal Code” brochure.

Together we can all help to reduce preventable crime.

Your Local Police Station

 

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Your local police

Our local police station is Cottesloe Police Station, which is located in Curtin Avenue Cottesloe.Counter enquiries can be made between 8am – 4pm. To speak to a local police officer during

business hours you can ring 9286 7777. If you require police attendance please telephone 131444.

Crime Prevention Resource Centre

The local Crime Prevention Resource Centre is located at the Claremont Showgrounds and the Crime Prevention Officer is only too happy to provide up to date information on security systems and fittings as well as further information on Neighbourhood Watch and Community Policing. A free security appraisal of your home or business by a crime prevention officer is also available to Peppermint Grove residents. Contact phone number is 9284 3999.

Neighbourhood Watch is protection of your property and way of life through communication and co-operation between neighbours.