Storrington and Sullington Parish has two new Neighbourhood Wardens. Here is what they can do to assist the community:
- Provide a reassuring, uniformed patrolling presence.
- Provide an efficient eyes and ears service aimed at reducing fear of crime and improving the quality of life.
- Deal with environmental crime issues, notably dog fouling and littering, and help to preserve the environment.
- Reduce incidents of criminal damage and anti- social behaviour by taking enforcement action where necessary, including issuing Fixed Penalty Notices, or referring to the police.
- Support the community by encouraging the establishment of activities for young people.
- Support vulnerable members of the community by preventing isolation.
- Offer advice on crime prevention and fire safety in the home.
- Work in partnership with other agencies to help benefit the community.
- Act as professional witnesses.
This is what they do not do:
- They are not a replacement for the police.
- They are not an emergency service or response team. Crime and anti-social behaviour should be reported to the police directly.
- As they do not work 24/7 there will be times when neither warden is on duty.
- When dealing with the elderly and vulnerable, they are not there to provide a care service but they are able to signpost to the relevant agencies.
- They are not parking wardens and cannot issue parking tickets.
If you wish to speak to the Wardens in confidence, then give them a call (numbers above).
IN AN EMERGENCY ALWAYS DIAL 999
Tweet them @HorshamWardens