There are a number of ways to get involved in your local area and across the borough to improve community safety and support victims of crime:
- Get involved in Neighbourhood Watch
- Join your local Safer Neighbourhood Team Ward Panel
- Have your say at the Kensington and Chelsea Safer Neighbourhood Board
- Become a volunteer Appropriate Adult
- Kensington and Chelsea Police Cadets
- Help to support victims of crime
Online Watch Link (OWL) is an online system that helps communities prevent and detect crime and be more aware of what’s going on in their area through instant messaging on crime alerts and crime prevention advice.
More information can be found on the Online Watch Link (OWL) website
Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team Ward Panel sets and monitors local policing priorities. Information on your local panel can be found at the Kensington and Chelsea Safer Neighbourhood website
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Safer Neighbourhood Board has a number of functions such as establishing local policing and crime priorities and monitoring police performance and confidence.
The board includes local people, councillors, the Kensington and Chelsea Borough Commander and representatives from Victim Support, Neighbourhood Watch and the Council.
Come to the meetings, ask questions and share your views on local policing.
For more information, including meeting dates, agendas and minutes please visit Kensington and Chelsea Social Council.
Volunteer Appropriate Adults support vulnerable people who have been arrested by the police. For more information please contact the Community Safety Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Work alongside your local Police
Aged between 13 and 18? Then you can help support local policing by becoming a Kensington and Chelsea Police Cadet.
Police Cadets get involved in a wide range of activities including local crime prevention initiatives, such as message delivery and test purchases of cigarettes and alcohol, London-wide deployments such as Trooping the Colour, London Marathon and Remembrance Day and learning skills such as canoeing, abseiling on Cadet camping trips.
They also have the opportunity to visit different using in the Police, such as Marine Police, Mounted Branch and the Firearms and Forensic units.
For more information, please contact PC Jayne Richardson (email@example.com / 020 8246 0667)
Kensington and Chelsea Victim Support relies on volunteers to support local residents who have been victims of crime. Find out more at the Victim Support website.