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You can contact the team via email at:
Or to speak to a Neighbourhood Policing Team Member about an on going cases ring 101, selection option 2 and dial in the team members collar number, shown 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.
Insp 971 Mark Gee
I am the Neighbourhood Policing Team Inspector for the Richmondshire Area, this is an area of over 500 square miles and comprises of the main towns of Richmond, Catterick, Catterick Garrison, Leyburn and as far out as Hawes in the Upper Dales.
I am proud to lead a dedicated neighbourhood team who seek to serve the local community and address their issues and concerns.
Please feel free to contact any member of the team if you need assistance or advice.
Sergeant 1790 Sharon Findlay
I am the Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant for Richmond, Leyburn and the Dales. I have 28 years Police Service, I transferred to NYP 13 years ago and I have worked in both Community and Response & Reassurance roles in Thirsk, Northallerton and Richmond, I also worked as a Custody Sergeant for 3 years.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 1790 or via email Sharon.firstname.lastname@example.org
Constable 1311 Sue Dent
I am the Richmond Town Beat Manager & Hub Officer, I have 20 years Police Service all with NYP.
I have spent all my service in the Richmondshire Area, my current role involves me working with Partner Agencies and I am based within Richmonshire District Council offices.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 1311 or via email email@example.com
Constable 1908 Mark Wood
I am currently the Richmond Rural Beat Manager & Rural Wildlife Officer, I have 12 years Police Service with NYP and prior to this I was a Police Community Support Officer for 2 years with NYP. My current role involves me working closely with the local farming community and residents in the rural areas of Richmondshire. I regularly patrol with volunteers of the Richmonshire Rural Border Watch.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 1908 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Constable 1192 Gary Hankin
I am the Beat Manager for Richmond Town, I have 15 years police experience all with North Yorkshire Police. I'm born and bred in the Richmondshire area and passionate about the area in which we all live.
My current role as a beat officer involves me working closely with partner agencies to get the best results. You will see out and about on foot in Richmond Town Centre, don't be afraid to come and speak.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 1192 or via email Gary.email@example.com
PCSO 3811 Vinny Long
I am the Richmond Town Police Community Support Officer, I joined North Yorkshire Police in September 2016. Prior to this I worked at Durham Tess Valley Airport as an Air Traffic Controller assistant.
My role involves me working closely with partner agencies to resolve issues in and around Richmond Town.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 3811 or via email Vincent.firstname.lastname@example.org
PSCO 6815 Nicole Randall
Joining the Police Service has always been my ambition, when I left school I studied the Uniformed Public Services at college and was also a Police Cadet with Lancashire Constabulary. I then worked as a Custody Officer at HMP Highpoint and HMYOI Hindley I started my career with North Yorkshire Police as a typist and Secretarial Support Officer and in 2015 I joined NYP Special Constabulary and was based in Richmond. I am looking forward to the challenges of being a PCSO, I will be covering the villages surrounding Richmond Town area including Brompton on Swale, Middleton Tyas and Barton.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 6812 or via email: Nicole.email@example.com
PCSO 3669 Helenor Gwatkin
I am PCSO Helenor Gwatkin 3669, and I joined the force in February 2017. I have a big passion to protect my community.
Since joining I have taken on additional responsibilities - I am now the Richmond Fraud Ambassador and a trained Domestic Abuse Officer. Both these additional roles sit primarily within safeguarding and raising awareness.
I am contactable via email, Helenor.firstname.lastname@example.org or, 101 option 2 collar number 3669
PCSO 5073 Helen Sutherland
I started my role as PCSO in January 2017, prior to this I worked for in local government for 13 years, dealing with vulnerable members of the community. As part of my role as PCSO I am responsible for engaging with the rural communities around Richmond. The role is varied and no two days are ever the same but my main priorities are to offer reassurance, crime prevention advice and a point of contact for the residents in the rural community.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 5073 or via email Helen.email@example.com
Constable 558 Julian Sutcliffe
I am the Northern Dales Beat Manager and Wildlife Crime Officer, I have 26 years Police Service with NYP. I have carried out various roles including Response & Reassurance, Auto Crime Team Officer and Community Officer all within the Hambleton & Richmonshire area. My current role involves working closely with the rural community and partner agencies dealing with safeguarding and problem solving issues. I also regularly patrol with the volunteers Dales Watch.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 558 or via email Julian.firstname.lastname@example.org
PCSO 5232 Don Watson
I am PCSO 5232 Don Watson. I have been in the role for 12 years mainly covering Upper Wensleydale and its side dales but also Leyburn area as a whole.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 5232 or via email, Donald.email@example.com.
PCSO 3744 Lucy Osborn
I am the Police Community Support Officer for Hawes, Upper Wensleydale, Middleham & Lower Wensleydale.
Having worked and lived in the Dales Area for over 20 years, I am aware of issues and concerns of the local residents and look forward to working with my local community.
Prior to working for North Yorkshire Police I worked in the Property Industry for 6 years and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority in Hawes for 6 years.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 3744 or via email Lucy.firstname.lastname@example.org
PCSO 5550 Tracie-Lee Taylor-Page
I am the Police Community Support Officer for Reeth, Swaledale & Arkengarthdale, I have carried out this role for 11 years. I am partly based in Hudson House in Reeth, the National Parks and Tourist Information Office are also based here. My current role involves me working closely with the local farming community and residents in the rural areas of Reeth.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 5550 or via email email@example.com
Sergeant 100 Dave Anderson
Sergeant Dave Anderson replaces Sgt Kevin Graham, who has now retired from the force, as the officer in charge of the neighbourhood policing team on the garrison.
Dave studied law at Sheffield and joined South Yorkshire Police after graduating. He transferred to North Yorkshire in 2012.
Dave has worked in a variety of policing roles including both response and neighbourhoods prior to taking on his current role as part of the Richmondshire team at Catterick.
He can be contacted on 101, option 2, Collar number 100 or via email David.Anderson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk
PC 1726 Sean Godfrey
I am the Beat Manager for Catterick Garrison / Hipswell and have served as a police officer for 33 years.
The main focus of my role is to provide a high standard of police service to the community.
Duties that I perform include army liaison, school liaison and working with partner agencies.
I am the Operational Commander for Project Servator within Richmondshire and I am also a Protest Liaison Officer.
PCSO 3768 Rachael Aylett
I am currently the Police Community Support Officer for the Scotton & Hipswell area's of Catterick, I have worked for NYP since March 2017.
Prior this I worked as a Homeless Prevention Worker, providing Housing Support for members of the community.
My current role involves me working closely with partner agencies to resolve local issues.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 3678 or via email Rachael.firstname.lastname@example.org
PCSO 4538 Di Smith
I am PCSO 3521 Di Smith, I have been in service for 14 years. I have been working from Catterick Garrison Police Station for over 12 years of my service. For 9 years I was responsible for Colburn, now I have the responsibility of Catterick Rural Areas, covering Hunton, Hornby Castle, Tunstall and Brough St Giles.
My primary role is to provide a visible presence to help ensure that the whole community feels safe. My specific areas of responsibility include Domestic Violence Support, which I have been doing for the last 3 years. I support the victims of Domestic Violence, I encourage people to move on in their lives and assist with that process. Recently I have been trained in Behaviour Detection, which is part of a new project called Servator, which is a disruptive input to Counter Terrorism.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 3521 or via email Diane.email@example.com
PCSO 3556 Angela Kay
I am the Colburn Police Community Support Officer, I have carried out this role for 3 years, prior to this I worked in the NYP Force Control Room for 6 years. I also worked as a Retained Fire fighter for North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue for 16 years.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 3556 or via email Angie.firstname.lastname@example.org
PCSO 6607 Katie Whitehead
I am the Colburn Police Community Support Officer, I have carried out this role for the past 7 years. I work closely with local businesses, partner agencies and local schools tackling anti-social behaviours and community issues.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 6607 or via email email@example.com
PCSO 5079 Lydia Ford
I am currently covering the Hipswell/Scotton and Colburn area. I started my role as Police Community Support Officer in January 2017. To prepare myself for the role I studied Uniformed Public Services at college and shortly after became a “Neighborhood safety Volunteer.” I have always lived in the Richmondshire area and come from an agricultural and equine background.
I can be contacted with any issues on 101, option 2, Collar number 5079 or via email: Lydia.Ford@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk