Operation Sceptre Weapons Sweeps in Streatham

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 16:00
<p>Operation Sceptre is a London-wide Metropolitan Police initiative which aims to reduce knife crime, as well as the number families affected by knife crime. It seeks to target not only those who carry and use knives, but also the supply, access and importation of weapons.</p> <p>If you have attended local Safer Neighborhoods Ward Panel meetings over the past year or so will know that the local police regularly carry out weapon sweeps on the housing estates in the Ward. You will also be aware that Promise 1 (Anti-social behaviour on the housing estates in some Wards) includes regular weapons sweeps.</p> <p>PC Valerio Nicotra, one of the Dedicated Ward Officers for the St Leonards Ward, has asked the community to get involved in the next weapons sweep. The police would like to engage the local community to help with this activity and also encourage us to take ownership of this issue which affects our area. Taking part in this initiative is a great opportunity to meet your local police team and form stronger links in the community. Members of the community will work in partnership with the police in an attempt to discover and remove weapons from the estate which will be visited. </p> <p>If you could join the police on this occasion, please contact PC Nicotra by email to [email protected] or by telephone on 0207 161 8649. He will also be able to answer any questions you may have on this subject. </p>
Point of contact: 
PC Valerio Nicotra
Contact details (Phone or email): 
[email protected], 0207 161 8649

St Leonards Ward, Streatham, London