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Workington Priorities

  • You said: Anti Social Behaviour in Workington Town Centre
    Issue was set on Thursday, January 12
    • We did : Tackling anti social behaviour in Workington Town Centre We will deal with this through proactive community policing, high visibility patrols, enforcement action and multi-agency operations as part of our on-going strategy.
    • 8/11/2016 Officers continue to patrol the area around Murray Road and the back lanes tackling anti social behavior. Officers are working with the Town council / Allerdale Borough council, Rotary Club and local businesses seeking a gate order at the rear of Argos where youths congregate.
    • From November until Christmas a PCSO led operation took place utilising new dispersal powers to tackle youth ASB. Which saw a huge reduction in youths coming to the Town Centre and as a consequence a lower number of reported incidents to the police.
    • Long term options are progressing through a multi-agency platform.
    • 23/3/17 - Consultation is currently taking place with the public regarding the installation of the gates which closes on 12th April 2017, an executive meeting will then take place at Allerdale House for a final decision. All replies are extremely welcome and any outstanding consultation forms should be submitted by the end date.
    • youths are now reported to be climbing onto roofs of shop premises and Police are actively working with Town Centre Manager and Allerdale to resolve the issues.
    • 13/07/17 Multi agency work conducted for crime prevention initiatives in town centre to restrict access to the youths, no reports have been received since this work was completed. Further long term options are currently being explored by the police in conjunction with Allerdale Borough Council.
    • W/C 11/9/17 PSPO application was approved at Allerdale Executive meeting. Gates will now be installed at either end of Murray Road back lane leading from Argos to Subway and will reduce incidents of Crime and ASB occurring at this location during the evenings.
  • You said: Shoplifting in Workington Town Centre
    Issue was set on Thursday, July 13
    • We Did : 13-07-2017 - Target premises and prolific offenders are targeted by high visibility patrols and proactive intelligence gathering. Criminal Behaviour orders are sought on those prolific offenders charged with theft and other related offences. We have obtained two criminal behaviour orders this week in relation to two persistent thieves. We are currently working on two criminal behaviour orders for offenders in Workington town centre.
    • We are consulting with Workington town centre manager and Scoop regarding the ten CCTV cameras that they have in the town centre, we are in the process of trying to link their cameras to our CCTV unit at Headquarters so they can be monitored from there.
    • We have recently obtained Criminal Behaviour Orders for the following offenders, Joseph Langcake - 5 year order, Gemma Rice - 3 year order, Mark Whitehead - 3 year order and Rebecca Williams - 3 year order. All four were convicted of shoplifting and also received custodial sentences.

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Your key contacts

Rachel Gale

Inspector Rachel Gale

Lorraine Murphy

Problem Solver Constable Lorraine Murphy

Laura Tyson

Problem Solver Constable Laura Tyson

Alison Renney

PCSO Alison Renney

Rachel Pape

PCSO Rachel Pape

Lauren McCurrie

PCSO Lauren McCurrie


PCSO Steven-Smith

Laura Crears

PCSO Laura Crears

Lisa Jackson

PCSO Lisa Jackson

Regular Police Desks/Drop Ins

  • Regular Police Desk

    What: Maryport Police Desk

    When: Wednesdays - from 10.00am until 12.00pm

    Where: Maryport Library, Lawson Street, Maryport, CA15 6ND

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