PCSP aim to tackle rural crime

Banbridge Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) has secured funding to work with local farmers and rural communities on events to help with tackling rural crime.

The PCSP is working with a range of partners to raise awareness about preventing the types of crime that affect rural and farming communities including the PSNI - to promote FarmWatch and to promote the free trailer marking scheme, TRACKER – to promote the subsidy on TRACKER devices that is currently available by calling the Rural Crime Partnership hotline number 028 9081 8688, the MARA project – to help Maximise Access to local services, grants and benefits in Rural Areas and are providing rural community safety resource packs with one pack per household funded through the Department of Justice criminal seized assets (ARCS) money

Banbridge PCSP will be attending a free trailer marking session on September 13 between 2pm and 4pm at All Saints Primary School, Ballela where there will also be bike safety and marking for children; and on September 20, the PCSP will be represented at the Corbett tractor run from 11.30am.