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You can contact the team via email at Harrogate.Town@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or to speak to an Neighbourhood team member about an on going cases ring 101, selection option 2 and dial in the team members collar number, shown below before their name.

For all other enquires please ring 101 and selection option 1 and always report crime through either 101 or in emergencies through 999.

Sergeant 1689 Benjamin Ralston

I am one of two Neighbourhood Policing Team Sergeants for Harrogate and have been in this role since Easter 2017. I have 12 years’ service, all with North Yorkshire Police, having previously worked in Harrogate, Ripon and Skipton. I jointly lead a team of 8 Police Officers and 17 Police Community Support Officers and have the additional responsibility for the Police Management of matches at Harrogate Town Football Club. I'm also the district single point of contact for Safeguarding against Child Sexual Exploitation.
Lee Yates

Sergeant 1187 Lee Yates

I am a Problem Solving Sergeant on the Harrogate Neighbourhood Policing Team. With 23 years of service as an officer in North Yorkshire Police I've gained experience from a diverse Policing background, working on Response, Task Force, Firearms, Intelligence and now Neighbourhood Policing. I'm jointly responsible for the supervision of a team of 8 Police Constable's & 17 Police Community Support Officers and oversee the identification, targeting & resolution of Anti Social Behaviour, crime and longer term beat issues which negatively impact upon members of the public, the wider community and the "Be Safe, Feel Safe" ethos.
Kelvin Troughton

PC 1544 Kelvin Troughton

I am the Beat Manager for the Harrogate Town Ward. I have been a police officer with North Yorkshire police since 2003. During that time I have worked in Ripon and Harrogate initially on response then latterly on the neighbourhood team.

PC 372 Amanda Hanusch-Moore

I am the Beat Manager for the Saltergate, New Park, Killinghall & Hampsthwaite Wards. Additionally I'm a School Governor at Woodfield School, The NYP lead in Neurodiversity and the NPT lead for Volunteers in Policing for Harrogate District.

PC 1756 Graham Frostick

I am the Beat Manager for the Pannal, Rossett, Fairfax & Harlow Wards and have been working in Harrogate for 13 years and specifically within the Neighbourhood team for 10 years. Building up relationships with various groups and partners within Harrogate over a long period of time has given him great local knowledge and rapport with the community. He has been involved in various long term problem solving initiatives including the towns Public Space Protection Order, which challenges antisocial behaviour as a result of alcohol and challenging uncertificated door-to-door and street salespersons.

PC 1775 Zoe Langley

I am the Beat Manager for the Bilton & Woodfield, Granby Wards. I have served as a police officer for North Yorkshire Police since 2009. During this time I have always been based in the Harrogate area, initially working on the Response and Reassurance team however, in later years on the Neighbourhood Policing team.

PC 1659 Helen Poucher

I am the Beat Manager for the Harrogate Town Centre Ward.

PCSO 3569 Ian Holmes

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Saltergate Ward.
Scott Atkinson

PCSO 3508 Scott Atkinson

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Saltergate Ward. I joined North Yorkshire Police in 2013 and since then I have become a fully trained domestic violence officer, property marking trained using the dot peen machine and I also deliver workshops to raise awareness of Prevent. I have also partaken in a six month secondment in the Harrogate Community Safety Hub working with various partners and agencies tackling anti-social behaviour and low level crime.

PCSO 4119 John Allen

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Stray Ward.

PCSO 3542 Mark Emsley

I am the PCSO for the Granby Ward, having covered this area for the majority of my 14 years of service with North Yorkshire Police. Due to the length of time on this ward I am well known to the community and partner agencies and generally patrol the ward on cycle providing high visibility and reassurance. I am on the management committee at the Fairfax Community centre, regularly attend Harrogate High School as well as the 2 local primary schools on the ward St Roberts and Willow Tree. I am a trained Domestic Violence safeguarding officer offering personal safety and security advice to victims.

PCSO 5544 Rebecca Moorhouse

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Harrogate Town Centre Ward. I have been a PCSO for 11 years, starting in Knaresborough but moving over to Harrogate in 2013. I attend and complete domestic violence visits when required and can used the property marking machine. I am well known in the town centre and enjoy the community engagement with the public, retail premises and partner agencies.

PCSO 5236 John Jakes

I am the PCSO for the Harlow Moor Ward. I have 11 years of Service with North Yorkshire Police and during this time I have covered the South and Town Centre areas of Harrogate. One of my roles is as a Domestic Violence trained officer who assists and offers support to victims. As well as my routine duties I work closely with a number of community groups such as Harrogate Mind and the Vision Support Centre, helping to ensure that we offer an high quality service for all of our community. Over the years I have also built up a strong relationship with the British Transport Police, Harrogate Borough Council Parks Department and various Housing Associations which has helped in bringing perpetrators of crime to justice and kept the public safe.

PCSO 3665 Hazel Thomson

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Starbeck Ward.
Martin Powell

PCSO 5539 Martin Powell

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Pannal & Rossett Wards. I’ve been a PCSO for ten years and I’m a fully trained domestic violence officer as well as being seconded for three years on a crime prevention role covering commercial premises in the Harrogate area. I’m currently the school liaison officer for Rossett High and attend the school at least four times per week dealing with various issues as well as giving presentations to both staff and pupils.
Lucy Walker

PCSO 5632 Lucy Walker

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Granby Ward. I have been a PCSO for 10yrs working in York, Thirsk and Easingwold. I am Domestic Violence Trained & Dot Peened property marking trained and have done both the crime prevention course for business and residential.
Luke Salmons

PCSO 5077 Luke Salmons

I am the PCSO for the Saltergate & New Park Wards. I Joined North Yorkshire police as a Police Community Support Officer in January 2017 I'm one of three SPOCs for the Harrogate districts portion of the North Yorkshire Police Web Site, updating Police events and other events that the Harrogate Safer Neighbourhoods team will be attending.
Rachael Ward

PCSO 3674 Rachael Ward

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Hampsthaite, Ripley & Killinghall Wards.
Andrew Gula-Walker

PCSO 4560 Andrew Gula-Walker

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Hookstone Ward. I have been a PCSO since January 2017. I am one of three users of the Harrogate Police Twitter (@HarrogatePolice). I am also the school liaison officer for St Aidan’s School.

PCSO 3806 Will Champion

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Bilton and Woodfield Ward.

PCSO3686 Meg Gilchrist

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Starbeck Ward. I have been a PCSO with North Yorkshire Police since September 2017; prior to this I worked as a Special Constable for North Yorkshire Police.

PCSO3746 Richard Williams

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Town Centre Ward

PCSO3576 Joe Wareing

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Town Centre Ward

PCSO6556 Richard Northcott

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Town Centre Ward

PCSO3762 Ryan Rudd

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Town Centre Ward