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LOCAL POLICING: Officers ask for feedback from St Albans commuters

 Published on: 25th September 2019   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

Over 750 commuters were handed leaflets about the Constabulary’s new public feedback system, echo on Wednesday, September 18.

Officers from the St Albans Safer Neighbourhood team were joined by the echo team based at Police Headquarters and Thameslink colleagues from 7.30am to 8am.

St Albans Safer Neighbourhood Inspector Andy Wiseman said: “It was a great opportunity to speak to commuters and let them know about echo as we appreciate all feedback, whether it is good or bad.”  

They were asked the question “What matters most to you about policing in St Albans?” 

The issues highlighted by commuters included speeding, anti-social behaviour, loud cars, drugs, dangerous or inconsiderate parking outside schools and bike thefts.

He said: “A lot of these issues already feature in our local safer neighbourhood priorities but we are always keen to hear about new problems or issues causing concern to residents. We will act on the information received to help make St Albans residents feel – and more importantly, be – safer.”    

Residents and businesses in St Albans can easily send in their views and opinions about local policing anytime:

Visit or text “StAlbans” with your comments to 66099 , cost of a standard SMS message (must have no space in St Albans)

Visit or text “Harpenden” with your comments to 66099, cost of a standard SMS message

Visit or text “Ldncol’ with your comments to 66099, cost of a standard SMS message.

Your Safer Neighbourhood Team will be back at the train station running a bicycle security event in partnership with British Transport Police from 3pm to 6pm on Thursday, October 24.  

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