"Bunbury's Community Safety and Crime Prevention Program"
Winter Edition 2008 Bunbury’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Program John Kowal, on behalf of the • This is a whole-of-community Community Crime Prevention programme - it does not “belong” Committee, outlines the new to any single agency. Bunbury Community Safety & • We aim to “stay the distance” Crime Prevention Program to be so we are taking the broadest implemented in July 2008. approach to crime prevention As some of our NHW members – focusing on environmental, will be aware, the City of Bunbury social and economic factors. has been working with a wide • We are deliberately focusing range of partners over the last on and including those people, year to develop the new five-year groups and communities who Bunbury Community Safety & are vulnerable to crime and the Crime Prevention Programme Plan impacts of criminal activities – (CS&CP Program Plan 2008-2013). and who are less safe due to their The Plan will begin official particular circumstances. implementation in July 2008 and • We will always base our decision- will continue to the end of June making on intelligence and 2013. It will be administered by evidence that tells us what works, the City of Bunbury on behalf of what does not work, and what the Community Crime Prevention might work. Project Team. This team is a group of • We will measure the success of people from across a wide range of the Bunbury plan on what we partnering agencies, including the actually achieve in the medium Bunbury Police, WA Country Health and longer terms – not just on Services, Corrective Services and what we do in the shorter term. the City of Bunbury. In July 2008 we will be looking to “reinvigorate” There are four key objective areas the membership of the CCPC to in the current draft Plan. Each key include more partners from our objective will be achieved through key community safety and crime the implementation of a series of prevention agencies and groups in strategies over the five year period. Bunbury. These objectives and their related strategies are listed below. The principles that underpin this Program are very important to us 1. Crime Prevention through and will guide everything we do in Environmental Design & the future. They reflect the culture Management of partnership that we intend to • Designing & Managing Out Crime establish and strengthen over time. Project (Safer CBD 1st trial) These principles are: • Home Safely Strategy: Phase 1 • Community safety is everybody’s • Multi-Eye Strategy Phase 2 Project business – not just the business (CCTV) of a single agency or group. CAREY PARK Charles Street SANDRIDGE PARK Stole 2 chairs from Alfresco Shop. Frankel Street Picton Road Eggs thrown at house. Thomas Street Offenders jumped fence cut locks Attempted entry by kicking back forced roller door and stole tools. Forrest Avenue door. Let people in for a drink and had Picton Road mobile stolen. Hayes Street Graffiti. Forrest Avenue Graffiti on wall. Picton Road Offender shoplifted alcohol. Shenton Street Stolen number plates overnight. Forrest Avenue Tennant stole clothes dryer. Bunning Boulevard Damage screens. Charles Street Burglary with intent. Attempted cut side window of mesh screen. Forrest Avenue Offender damaged back door and stole tv, camera, laptops etc Offender urinated on stock and caused $500 damage. SOUTH BUNBURY/ Wollaston Cres Clyde Street Vacant house painted and forced MANGLES Cut hole in fence. rear door entry. Constitution Street Smashed window and stole from Picton Road Strickland Street car. Cut Gate lock & stole trailer. Graffiti prior to police arrival. Constitution Street Sweeney Street Strickland Street Domestic – damaged fly screen. Stole from unlocked vehicle & stole (7 individual offences) jack from caravan. Hollywell Domestic & Damage to Car. Smashed window of car. Balgore Way Graffiti on building. Pushbike stolen from Porch. Front window of shop smashed. Beach Road Commercial workshop damage Domestic situation – cash stolen EAST BUNBURY and smashed window of shop with from purse. picket. Beach Road Charles Street Damaged wheelie bin. Item thrown at passing car and Smashed car window and stole cash. $5 Items stolen from unlocked car at broke shield. shops. Charles Street Hoylake Avenue Unlocked back door mobile, dvd, Stolen security camera from Smashed car window. playstation and table clock stolen. backyard. Bunbury NHW contact information: Crime stoppers: 1800 333 000 City of Bunbury: 9792 7106 Graffiti Hotline: 1800 442 255 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bunbury Police: 131 444 www.bunbury.wa.gov.au Emergencies: 000 Spencer Street (10 individual offences) Jarvis Street Broken water metre – via car. USHER Offender threw rock through Whitley Place window. Clarke Street Domestic broken window. Stole rubbish bin. 2 x gas bottles stolen. Dented car panels. Whitley Place Timperley Road Domestic related damage. Unlocked car. GPS stolen. Car stolen – keys with owner no Stolen wallet & cash. Unknown known how car started. how- left at shop? Unlocked vehicle. Digital camera BUNBURY CBD Whitley Place Stole washing off line. stolen. Moore Street Left wallet on desk at work – Bottle thrown through window. stolen. WITHERS Stolen car from car yard by Stirling Street (13 separate unknown means. Adam Road offences) Smashed large window of shop. Smashed rear door. Smashed window of car. Handbag stolen from unlocked car Scratched down side of car. Parade Road at shops. Unlocked rear door and stole Offender forced window and grill. Mangles Street purse. Smashed window of car. Graffiti on Lockwood Crescent Entered car by unknown means and stole jacket and coins. boot. Offender forced window and grill. Smashed glass front door. Hayes Street Smashed car window and stole Rendall Elbow Smashed windows in house with pager. Hired trailer – but it was not rocks. Smashed car window and graffiti returned? Ocean Drive on boot. Sulphur Street (17 individual offences) Smashed window and enter. Domestic - stealing of cash. Handbag stolen from beach. Graffiti. Unlocked windows stole laptops – Handbag stolen from beach. Handbag stolen from beach. alarm not on. BUNBURY Smashed window stole alcohol. Stole purse from beach while Spencer Street swimming. Victim placed wallet and laptop on ground whilst entering work – Trolley smashed shop window. Smashed car window stole cash goods stolen. and cards Spencer Street Cash & keys stolen from home. Unlocked bike stolen from beach. Vehicle stolen and recovered. Bike on display insecure – stolen. Whilst swimming keys stolen – car entered and wallet and phones Stephen Street Symonds Street stolen. Shoplifting of clothing. Stole car by unknown means. Stole Forced roller door. Alarm activated goods from within and burnt out. and scared off. Stephen Street Smashed car window. Unlocked car and stole wallet and mobile. MARLSTON HILL Whilst swimming backpack was stolen which contained clothing Stephen Street Baudin Terrace watch & glasses. Victim left bag at shop and was Stolen from open unlocked garage Car unlocked at beach. Offended stolen. – surfboard and wetsuit. stole mobile watch and binoculars. Forced car door open and stole Baudin Terrace wallet. TREE STREET Stolen surfboard from back of ute. Offender forced kitchen window Tuart Street and stole cash and mobile. Marlston Drive Smashed car window. Fuel stolen. Smashed windows on telephone Smashed windscreen of car over box. Tuart Street night. PDA Stolen from unlocked vehicle. Unlocked car. Sunglasses and fuel Ommanney Road Offender smashed window and stolen. Offender smashed car window. filled car with water. Karri Street Smashed window and stole bottle Smashed car window. Stole bag, Lumper Street of Jim Beam. purse, camera, mobile overnight. Unlocked car. Offender stole cash. South West Crime Prevention Office • Reducing Broken Glass Strategy 76-78 Wittenoom Street • Reducing Vandalism & Graffiti BUNBURY WA 6230 Strategy • Safe System Approach: Safe From the Crime Prevention Office Roads & Safe Speeds 2. Burglary Prevention & Hello Everyone Reduction • Protect Your Car Strategy Already the middle of the year and Winter is upon us. • “CrimAlert” Reducing Home Burglary Project Everyone will be glad to hear that burglaries have declined considerably in the last few months. I believe this has been 3. Alcohol & Other Drugs achieved by many good results from police and the general • Creating the City of Bunbury public improving their vigilance and security. Alcohol Management Plan Police are receiving accurate intelligence from the Community • Bunbury Alcohol Accord Project and some very important arrests have resulted. So keep that • Bunbury Night Venues & information coming in and use the NHW forms for simplicity and Entertainment Events Project accuracy. • Safer Needles & Syringes Disposal It is disappointing to find out people are continuing to leave Strategy doors and windows unlocked resulting in Burglaries and Stealing’s. 4. Breaking Cycles, Building Please encourage your street members to lock up at all times not Futures just during the night. • Supporting the Linking I work at the South West Crime Prevention Office and my colleague Education and Families (LEAF) and I provide free security appraisals on homes, units, businesses Program: developing the LEAF and more. However few people seem to use this service and we training package encourage you to spread the word of this service. • Supporting the Bunbury Businesses in the Davenport/Halifax area are constantly being Community Family Literacy targeted for Burglaries and Stealing’s. My office continues to Project offer the security appraisal service however few businesses take advantage of the service. So again if you know of any friend or • Keeping Kids in School Strategy business in these areas please encourage them to give my office • Understanding Bunbury’s a call. Vulnerable People Finally Hoons, yes those people who continue to turn our streets We also value our broader into drag strips. The reporting process is simple and police need partnership links very highly and your accurate intelligence to identify these menaces. Roadwise will make sure that the Program produced a Neighbourhood Speed Watch form and reporting is represented on the following process which is easy and similar to NHW. groups: The South West Traffic Branch inquiry officers will use your reports • The Bunbury Roadwise to build evidence around such drivers and charge them. We have Committee; achieved some very positive results in the past. • The LEAF Steering Committee; Look forward to meeting you all again at our next meeting in • The Bunbury Local Justice August. Forum for the Aboriginal Justice Agreement; and, Regards • The Choose Respect Steering Tony Strang Committee. On behalf of the City of Bunbury and all the Program partners, I would Ph 9722 2046 like to thank all the Neighbourhood Watch members who have contributed to the development of strengthening our partnerships to see you again soon. the draft Plan thus far. We regard the Neighbourhood Watch network as with you as we work together to John Kowal one of the most important on-the- get some of these strategies off the Manager Community Law & ground forces for improving safety ground, particularly the Safe Roads Safety in our local communities – and & Safe Speeds, Protect Your Car and City of Bunbury we need your help to make the CrimAlert strategies. On behalf of the Community Plan work. We look forward to So stay tuned…we will be coming Crime Prevention Committee Neighbourhood Watch