According to west-midlands.police.uk the main priorities that arose in the last neighbourhood tasking meeting were tackling drug dealing and drug use on the Bromford Estate, reducing anti social behaviour and parking issues around our schools.
From personal experience, I know that travelling past Hodge Hill school on early mornings and in the afternoons, traffic can be quite hectic.
To find out what is in progress to tackle these issues, residents of Hodge Hill can attend a neighbourhood tasking meeting.
Don’t sit back and let issues about your area go unspoken, the next meeting for Hodge Hill will be held at Ambridge House, Bromford Drive on February 24th at 10am.
Police and council members urge you to tell them about crime and community issues in your area.
What do you think are the main issues in Hodge Hill? Leave your comments below.
According to Police.uk Hodge Hill have 201 reported crimes in the area, ranging from burglary to violent crime, anti social behavior and vehicle crime.
In a radius stretching as far as Fort Parkway to Kitts Green road the crimes include:
-21 counts of burglary
-61 counts of anti-social behavior
-6 counts of robbery
-16 counts of vehicle crime
-33 counts of violent crime
-64 counts of other crime, which can include criminal damage, shoplifting and drug offences.
Bromford Drive proved to have the most counts of crime in the radius, with a total of 13 reported crimes, 3 of those on Sundew Croft including burglary, anti social behavior, violent crime and other crime.
Moving up to Chester road in Castle Bromwich, there are 8 reported counts of crime including anti social behavior, violent crime and other crime.
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