Street-level crime in Watford - Watford Observer

Crime for Watford

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Street-level crime and anti-social behaviour in from the Home Office.

To protect privacy, crimes are mapped to points on or near the road where they occurred.

Street name Crime type

Police station and neighbourhood policing team

Neighbourhood police station

Shady Lane, Watford
WD17 1DD

Opening Hours:
Mon: 8am-11pm
Tue: 8am-11pm
Wed: 8am-11pm
Thu: 8am-11pm
Fri: 8am-midnight
Sat: 8am-midnight
Sun: 10am-8pm

  • Telephone: 101
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Watford Central neighbourhood policing team

Sgt Craig Butler

I am Sergeant 1381 Craig BUTLER and have been a police officer since 2006. I have responsibility for the police constables and police community officers which cover central Watford and the town centre.

Insp Peter Edwards

Insp Edwards has overall charge of three safer neighbourhood teams across Watford

PC Rebecca Clark

I am PC 815 Clark and have been a constable since 2009 .  I have responsibility for Watford Town Centre. I have completed 10 years on Watford Intervention and have spent the last 3 years on the Safer Neighbourhood Team covering the Town Centre.

PC Elliot Stride

I am PC 2946 STRIDE and have been a constable since 2015. I have responsibility for Cassiobury Park and Estate. I am a member of the LGBTQ+ Community.

PC Lewis Hailey

Town Centre Constable

PC Samantha Jenner

I am PC 383 JENNER and have been a constable since 2021. I have responsibility for WATFORD TOWN CENTRE.

PC Ryan Chamberlain

Town Centre Constable

PC Dani Howlett-Bolton

Hi I'm Dani and I'm the Hate Crime Officer for Watford and Three Rivers. My role see's me having oversight of all reported hate crime.
I also work with community groups and build on community cohesion, manage any tensions and ensure everyone is made welcome and supported across our towns.
If you experience any hate crime please get in contact and I'll more than will to help and support you.

PCSO Lauren McKendrick

I am PCSO 6054 McKendrick and have been a police community support officer since September 2021. I have responsibility for Watford Central, C1A.

PCSO Steve Shaw

Town Centre PCSO

PCSO Linda Davey

Currently assisting CSU

Jo Tomkins

Jo manages all aspects of licensing in Watford

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Watford Central

The force responsible for policing and crime prevention in this area is Hertfordshire Constabulary.

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