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Rural crime on the agenda at police summit

Date: 08/11/2012 12:50:01
Category: Agricultural machinery tracking
Author: Chris Taylor

Nottinghamshire's police force is to invite rural and farming communities to help it in the fight against crime at an upcoming summit, reports newarkadvertiser.co.uk.

Officers will ask the rural community to be the extra pair of "eyes and ears" it needs to stave off the threat of rural crime. The force believes that metal and fuel are particularly attractive commodities to criminals. As such, they could be targeted in great volumes as the darker winter evenings draw in.

Alongside the National Farmers Union (NFU) and local MP Patrick Mercer, the force will host a Rural Crime Summit on the matter. It will take place on November 19th 2012, at the Cedric Ford Pavilion at Newark Showground.

In a statement on nottinghamshire.police.uk, the addresses the public: "We are asking you to be as vigilant in relation to criminals. We can't be everywhere at once so we need you to be our extra eyes and ears in your community.

"Report suspicious activity around your property as soon as possible and call us about any crimes that take place. The sooner you do the most effective our response and subsequent investigation will be," it said.

The force also issued a series of security tips for farmers in particular, ahead of the summit. It said that where possible, they should store their machinery in locked sheds, or garages and fit agricultural vehicles with tracking systems and alarms.

It also advised all tools are registered/security marked and that fuel is stored in secure containers where it can be monitored.

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