Police powers extended in Walton to fight anti-social behaviour

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POLICE powers to cut down on anti-social behaviour in Walton have been extended.

A dispersal order was introduced in Walton town centre in 2010 to help cops fight a rise in anti-social behaviour.

Tendring Council has now given Essex Police permission to extend the dispersal order until June.

Sergeant Pete Gerard from Walton police station said: “It was a scheme we originally put in place to tackle a perceived rise in anti-social behaviour.

“Since then it has been used to great effect by our officers to cut out this behaviour as early as we can and keep the town safe.

“We think it has been very successful so far and we are very pleased to hear it has been extended.”

Dispersal zones give officers powers allowing them to ban groups of two or more people from around specified areas for up to 24 hours.

The powers have been used to tackle 21 incidents in Walton in the last six weeks.

Dispersal orders are also in place in Clacton and Jaywick.

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3:10pm Mon 26 Nov 12

jaywick grinch says...

It needs to be done all over eg,, last night near the clacton police station group of yobs walking along boys and girls kikking cars even if they had ocupants police were called ,, guess what no show, clacton plod you lazy worthless and impadant in your job.
It needs to be done all over eg,, last night near the clacton police station group of yobs walking along boys and girls kikking cars even if they had ocupants police were called ,, guess what no show, clacton plod you lazy worthless and impadant in your job. jaywick grinch
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4:54pm Mon 26 Nov 12

trojan46 says...

Excellent tool in the tool kit of the Police, all we need now is some Police in the area to enforce it and we're in business but I fear not.
Police .... a good idea but no money to make it work properly!
Excellent tool in the tool kit of the Police, all we need now is some Police in the area to enforce it and we're in business but I fear not. Police .... a good idea but no money to make it work properly! trojan46
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4:54pm Mon 26 Nov 12

trojan46 says...

Excellent tool in the tool kit of the Police, all we need now is some Police in the area to enforce it and we're in business but I fear not.
Police .... a good idea but no money to make it work properly!
Excellent tool in the tool kit of the Police, all we need now is some Police in the area to enforce it and we're in business but I fear not. Police .... a good idea but no money to make it work properly! trojan46
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1:47pm Tue 27 Nov 12

Farmhouse France says...

jaywick grinch wrote:
It needs to be done all over eg,, last night near the clacton police station group of yobs walking along boys and girls kikking cars even if they had ocupants police were called ,, guess what no show, clacton plod you lazy worthless and impadant in your job.
How can you make these comments? Are you so wrapped up in your little world that you don't realise that our officers aren't lazy and certainly not impudent. They are working 24/7, stretched to the limit and unfortunately can't be everywhere all of the time. I'm one of those people that like to know that they are out there looking after us.
[quote][p][bold]jaywick grinch[/bold] wrote: It needs to be done all over eg,, last night near the clacton police station group of yobs walking along boys and girls kikking cars even if they had ocupants police were called ,, guess what no show, clacton plod you lazy worthless and impadant in your job.[/p][/quote]How can you make these comments? Are you so wrapped up in your little world that you don't realise that our officers aren't lazy and certainly not impudent. They are working 24/7, stretched to the limit and unfortunately can't be everywhere all of the time. I'm one of those people that like to know that they are out there looking after us. Farmhouse France
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2:15pm Tue 27 Nov 12

jaywick grinch says...

Farmhouse France wrote:
jaywick grinch wrote:
It needs to be done all over eg,, last night near the clacton police station group of yobs walking along boys and girls kikking cars even if they had ocupants police were called ,, guess what no show, clacton plod you lazy worthless and impadant in your job.
How can you make these comments? Are you so wrapped up in your little world that you don't realise that our officers aren't lazy and certainly not impudent. They are working 24/7, stretched to the limit and unfortunately can't be everywhere all of the time. I'm one of those people that like to know that they are out there looking after us.
"I'm one of those people that like to know that they are out there looking after us." your deluded , there not open your eyes. You try living under one as a neighbour you will see what a bunch of thugs in uniform they are.the new breed of plod are just in it for the money.
[quote][p][bold]Farmhouse France[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jaywick grinch[/bold] wrote: It needs to be done all over eg,, last night near the clacton police station group of yobs walking along boys and girls kikking cars even if they had ocupants police were called ,, guess what no show, clacton plod you lazy worthless and impadant in your job.[/p][/quote]How can you make these comments? Are you so wrapped up in your little world that you don't realise that our officers aren't lazy and certainly not impudent. They are working 24/7, stretched to the limit and unfortunately can't be everywhere all of the time. I'm one of those people that like to know that they are out there looking after us.[/p][/quote]"I'm one of those people that like to know that they are out there looking after us." your deluded , there not open your eyes. You try living under one as a neighbour you will see what a bunch of thugs in uniform they are.the new breed of plod are just in it for the money. jaywick grinch
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2:38pm Tue 27 Nov 12

jaywick grinch says...

Farmhouse France , if you eat a donut it would be cannibalism
Farmhouse France , if you eat a donut it would be cannibalism jaywick grinch
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11:25am Wed 28 Nov 12

Farmhouse France says...

jaywick grinch wrote:
Farmhouse France , if you eat a donut it would be cannibalism
You are either deluded or stupid. Everytime you come on these forums you either change the subject or talk nonsense. Perhaps your just bored!!!!
[quote][p][bold]jaywick grinch[/bold] wrote: Farmhouse France , if you eat a donut it would be cannibalism[/p][/quote]You are either deluded or stupid. Everytime you come on these forums you either change the subject or talk nonsense. Perhaps your just bored!!!! Farmhouse France
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