Did you know that when the Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNTs) scheme was introduced, each ward in London had one Sergeant, two Police Constables and three Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)?
New research from Southwark Liberal Democrats analysing the Metropolitian Police Workforce Data Reports between April and October 2023 shows that policing in Champion Hill and Dulwich Village wards are 'under strength'. Champion Hill ward has no PCSOs assigned to it whereas Dulwich Village ward has had the number of PCs reduced to 1.
Therefore, your Dulwich Liberal Democrat team are launching the 'Safer Dulwich' campaign calling on the Metropolitan Police and Southwark Council to do the following:
I/we, the undersigned, demand that the Metropolitan Police and Southwark Council work together to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in the Dulwich area by increasing police patrols in high-footfall areas and improving community safety, especially for women and children.