The Redbridge Community Police Team (RCPT), have
responsibility for the patrolling of Redbridge's Parks and Open
Spaces. Additionally the team take part in partnership
operations, focused on licensing and anti-social behaviour
The Redbridge Community Police Team consists of 12 constables,
two sergeants and are managed by an Inspector. The team have access
to additional resources, working closely with the Special
Constabulary and Redbridge Council's Enforcement Teams.
Contacting the team
If you want to speak to the team about an issue in a park prior
to these visits, please contact:
The Council hosts weekly meetings with the Police, Vision Trust
- Redbridge Culture and Leisure and the Council's Community Safety
Service. To jointly set patrols and task the team, based on
up-to-date information and intelligence about emerging
issues or hotspots.
Work in parks
The team patrol Redbridge's parks and open spaces, providing a
visible policing presence seven days a week. They work closely with
Vision Trust - Redbridge Culture and Leisure, Park Keepers and
staff. The team will also work with parks user groups and Friends
of the Park organisations along with other stake holders.
Twelve of the Boroughs larger parks have been allocated a member
of the team, who will act as a single point of contact for park
keepers and park user groups, in the same manner as Safer
The Redbridge Community Police Team once again visited
parks during August and September, giving users the
opportunity to engage with them and voice their concerns. The
officers also provided crime prevention advice and dealt with any
incidents that arose in their allocated parks. There will be
more park visits in the Summer 2016. Although there are no visit
dates in the near future, the Redbridge Community Police Team carry
out regular patrols in all Redbridge parks.
Licensing and ASB issues
As well as patrolling the parks, the team carry out joint
partnership activities with the Council's Enforcement
Teams. The team deal with anti-social behaviour,
licensing, trading standards and streetscene issues. The team will
work until 3 am on Friday and Saturday nights.
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