Category Archives: Crime Prevention

Cybercrime

Wikipedia defines ‘Cybercrime’ (or Computer crime) as any crime that involves a computer and a network. (Source: Wikipedia) These days, ‘Computer’ can mean a desktop PC, laptop, tablet or Smartphone, and ‘Network’ can be either the Internet or the mobile … Continue reading

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Notes on working to protect older people

From 2002, Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association (WDNHWA) felt that it should address issues relating to older people with Co-ordinators being encouraged to look out for any of their neighbours who may be vulnerable or showing signs of being fundamentally … Continue reading

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Activity Report 2016

ANNUAL REPORT OF WORK DONE BY THE ASSOCIATION DURING 2016 We have: Kept interested parties aware of our activities by Alert messages and via Twitter. Enhanced and maintained our website at : neighbourhoodwatchwycombe.org Succeeded in obtaining a grant of £793.00 … Continue reading

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Newsletter Summer 2015

Is it time you relaunched? It may be some time since your Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) scheme had any contact with us and perhaps morale amongst your members is flagging a bit or you may have new members since you started. … Continue reading

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Newsletter January 2014

AGM WDNHWA will hold their AGM on April 29th 2014 at 7.30pm at St Andrews Church, Hatters Lane, High Wycombe. Speakers for the event will be confirmed in the next few weeks, and everyone is welcome. We look forward to … Continue reading

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10 ways to deter burglars

 How to deter opportunistic thieves – 10 ways to make it difficult and dangerous for them to spend time breaking in to your house Lights – you should have motion sensor lights outside the house to illuminate any burglar, and … Continue reading

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Social media and burglaries

A new way of finding houses to burgle Most burglaries are opportunistic, not planned – and therefore there are plenty of things you can do to make your house less attractive to an opportunistic thief. However, thieves have found a … Continue reading

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Scams update

Theft of Bikes and Home Burglaries via GPRS Tracking Bikes are being stolen, by means of thieves making use of GPRS tracking websites.  These websites are meant to aid people who want to improve their cycling, either for fitness, recreational … Continue reading

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Community Safety Priorities – have your say

Wycombe Community Safety Partnership is made up of organisations working together to improve community safety in the District.  The Community Safety Partnership Plan sets out the priorities for improving safety and how the Partnership will do this. The results of … Continue reading

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Newsletter Summer 2013

Do you need a relaunch? It may have been some time since your Neighbourhood Watch scheme had any contact with us and perhaps morale amongst your members is flagging a bit or you have new members since you started. If … Continue reading

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