Rural Crime

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is taking a proactive approach towards crime and its effects on those living in rural communities. The aim is to increase crime prevention awareness across the district and South Warwickshire as a whole, by engaging with rural communities and providing bespoke advice and solutions to victims of crime.

Rural Crime is a priority to the Safer South Warwickshire Community Safety Partnership and for the Police and Crime Commissioner.

South Warwickshire Rural Crime Co-ordinators

Funded by Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe, the Rural Crime Co-ordinators help address concerns raised by residents across South Warwickshire about crime in rural communities. The Rural Crime Co-ordinators work closely with other partners, in particular with the Police and Watch Schemes, to ensure the best possible level of service is provided to victims of crime and communities. You can contact the Rural Crime Co-ordinators if:

  • you are a victim of crime, or are concerned you may be at risk and would benefit from crime prevention advice
  • you would like to arrange a crime prevention talk to your community group or interest group
  • you would be interested in arranging a village crime prevention ‘property marking' day, where property such as bicycles, lawn mowers, power tools etc. can be securely marked

If you wish to contact the Rural Crime Co-ordinator(s), please do so using the following email addresses:

Alternatively you can call the Rural Crime Team on 01789 260 625 / 01789 260 200.

Reporting a Crime

If a crime has occurred you must contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or, in an emergency, 999.

Crime Prevention Advice

There is a variety of crime prevention advice available for residents and businesses in Warwickshire:

If you would like to become a member of Neighbourhood Watch or are interested in setting up a scheme in your area, Neighbourhood Watch has lots of advice and tips for staying safe.

Crime Alerts

Sign up for crime alerts in your area through the Police Community Messaging Service

Last updated on 26/07/2018

Contact the Community Safety team