Safety and crime prevention

POLICE SECURITY MEETINGS (Everyone is welcome)
Taking place on the first Wednesday each month in Cabot Circus Management Suite. The next meetings will take place on:
– Wednesday 7 August, 11am to 12pm
– Wednesday 4 September, 11am to 12pm


ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT SOMEONE SLEEPING ROUGH?
Report on StreetLink
Email Bristolspot@MUNGOS.ORG


SUPPORT RETAIL RANGERS
Contact them via the security radio if you have one in your store.
Email: broadmeadbid@swlsecurity.com
Call: 07703 808303


DISC LOGIN (Free to BCRP members)
www.disc-net.org/broadmead_bristol


BROADMEAD BID NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICE
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/your-area/broadmead/

WALK & TALK
Open to women aged 18+ who wish to share their worries or concerns regarding their safety in the local area with officers.
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/apply/walk-and-talk/

STREET SAFE
StreetSafe is a service that allows you to report safety concerns in public places without giving us your name (anonymously). This includes issues like poorly lit streets, abandoned buildings, or vandalism, as well as instances where you feel unsafe due to someone following or verbally abusing you.
www.police.uk/pu/notices/streetsafe/street-safe/


BUSINESS CRIME REDUCTION PARTNERSHIP (BCRP) / SECURITY RADIOS Broadmead BID is part of the Bristol BCRP and works closely with all its partners. All details, including how to receive a security radio, can be found on the BCRP website or email sophie@broadmeadbid.co.uk


REPORTING TO THE POLICE
Urgent crime: call 999
Non-urgent crime: report online (links below), or call 101
Crimestoppers to report anonymously: call 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous online form (no personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers).

Shoplifting
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/forms/brc

Crime or incident
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact-us/report-a-crime-or-incident

Graffiti
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/forms/gra

Anti-social behaviour (including begging and littering)
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/report/anti-social-behaviour and/or email Bristol City Council’s Street Intervention Services Team Gareth.Liggins@bristol.gov.uk

Sending evidence to the police
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/forms/evo/


NON-URGENT POLICE REPORT
Please report incidents to the police as they happen. Unless urgent assistance is required (in this case call 999), please call 101 or email BridewellNPT@avonandsomerset.police.uk

If you are unsure whether something is a crime or not, read this advice
If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use the textphone service 18000 or 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service


POLICE ACTIVITY NEWSLETTER
Read the latest issue


SAFETY FOR EMPTY PREMISES
Crime prevention advice for empty commercial premises


BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL EMERGENCY INFO
www.bristol.gov.uk/crime-emergencies/emergency-information


FRAUD PREVENTION
www.takefive-stopfraud.org.uk

Watch out for scam text messages about business grants
Scam messages are being sent offering grants to businesses. The messages start with GOV.UK and end with govuk.com and include a link to make a claim. Please do not click on the links! To report any instances, please email intel@nafn.gov.uk and the details will be forwarded to the relevant teams.


ACTION COUNTERS TERRORISM (ACT)
Good counter terrorism measures have benefits in deterring crime. Would you know how to spot the signs of suspicious behaviour and what to do to help yourself, others and the emergency responders, if an attack should take place?

Remain vigilant and ACT if you see anything suspicious by reporting it confidentially via gov.uk/ACT or by calling 0800 789 321. In an emergency, always dial 999.

ACT Awareness e-Learning
Free 45-minute training course
An innovative e-training scheme that could help prevent terror attacks, covering how to spot the signs of suspicious behaviour and what to do if an attack should take place. Register HERE.

ACT app
Access is for business/ professional use only
The ACT app provides useful guidance on all aspects of protective security, and is now being used for COVID-19 messaging in addition to Counter Terrorism specific messaging.
1. Download the Urim app from the Google Play or Apple Store
2. Email ct@highfieldelearning.com to request a user name and password
Please note if you have been using the app prior to July 2021, it is recommended that you delete it and re-install it.