Search

Senior police officers praise the work of dedicated volunteers in Havering

12:00 11 June 2014

Chief Inspector Russell Taylor and volunteers Norman Castellyn , Sarah Sparks , Sally Fuller , Pam Tanner and Dorothy Beckwith.

Chief Inspector Russell Taylor and volunteers Norman Castellyn , Sarah Sparks , Sally Fuller , Pam Tanner and Dorothy Beckwith.

Archant

A team of dedicated volunteers who last year gave 9,837 hours of support to the Metropolitan Police in Havering have been praised during National Volunteers Week.

More than 50 volunteers assist police in a variety of roles including the Volunteer Police Cadets, speaking to victims of crime and helping out on the front counter at Romford Police Station.

Superintendent Cheryl Burden said: “They perform a valuable role and I know that my staff are grateful for the support they provide”

During Volunteers Week member’s of Havering Police’s Senior Leadership Team spoke to volunteers.

Chief Inspector Russell Taylor said “They are a great help and they ensure that the Neighbourhood Officers are actually out patrolling the streets of Havering rather than performing administrative tasks behind a desk”

Read More:

Pioneering Romford police officer honoured by the Queen

Police still looking for Hornchurch handbag attacker

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:00
Havering Mind presentation to Mullis and Peake

Experiencing pressure at work isn’t unusual, but too much can cause stress and anxiety.

Yesterday, 14:41
Tube strikes called off

Seven more Tube strikes have been announced today over “basic safety issues”.

Yesterday, 14:22
Scope in Barkingside. Picture: Google Maps

A shop manager for a disabled children’s charity is facing jail after stealing £7,500 from the till to help her unemployed boyfriend pay rent.

Yesterday, 08:54
Met commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe signs mental health pledge

London’s police chief has pledged his commitment to challenging mental health stigma and promoting the wellbeing of his staff.

Yesterday, 08:27
Democracy Week debate at the Ilford Council chamber chaired by Archant Executive Editor Chris Carter

As gateways go, Gallows Corner is not the best introduction for visitors to Havering.

Yesterday, 07:00
Gallows Corner junction, flyover and roundabout in Romford

Plans to improve safety at accident blackspot, Gallows Corner, have been branded a “waste of time” by Romford’s MP.

Thu, 16:42
Sam Boateng pictured after the attack in Rainham on Wednesday night

A 23-year-old man could lose the sight in his left eye after he was attacked with acid by a stranger in Rainham last night.

Thu, 07:00
Residents protested against plans to build 32 affordable homes on a public green in Rainham

A green space described as an “absolute gem” by those in the community who have enjoyed it for decades has been earmarked for a housing development.

Most read news

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe