STOP PRESS .... Beware! In recent days there have been domestic burglaries in and around Sandy. Click here for advice on protecting your property from burglars. Please be extra vigilant and ring 101 if you see anything suspicious or unusual.
We want everyone who lives and works or spends leisure time in Sandy to feel safe and secure. There are lots of ways that local people can get involved to help keep Sandy a safe community, even if it is just be being an alert and observant member of the community. The Town Council is obliged by law to take into account community safety whenever it makes a decision and the council understands how important this issue is for all the community.
The Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for "the totality of policing" and he holds the Chief Constable to account for the delivery of the Bedfordshire policing plan.
The force responsible for policing and crime prevention in Sandy is Bedfordshire Police and you can report crime and express your concerns to them using the 101 telephone number. In an emergency always use 999.
The Sandy Local Community Policing Team is based at Biggleswade police station.
Sandy Neighbourhood Watch
Our local neighbourhood watch scheme is currently being reviewed and relaunched along with Neighbourhood Watch throughout the Central Bedfordshire Area. If you would like to get involved please contact the Town Council and we will put you in touch with your area co-ordinator.
Central Bedfordshire Council also has responsibilities for Community Safety and is a valuable source of information and advice about all aspects of community safety.
Anti-social behaviour is not high in Sandy but all communities experience this from time to time. Anti-social behaviour includes abusive or noisy neighbours, littering and graffiti. It can leave you feeling intimidated, angry and frightened. For help with tackling anti-social behaviour contact Bedfordshire Police.