Police & Safer Neighbourhood

There is a Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team which covers Milford and Makeney.  To read more, click on the link below.

N.B. Although the website page you will see says: ‘This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Kilburn, Denby, Holbrook and the Parks Estate’, we are assured that it also covers Milford and Makeney.

Click here. to view the Safer Neighbourhood site

PC 2069 Neil Hopewell

PC Neil Hopwell

PC John Midgley

PCSO John Midgley

According to PC Neil Hopwell – one half of the local Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team for this area – ‘This page now means that people from Milford and Makeney have a contact point within the police, and that by doing this we may be able to find out about the local issues and concerns.’





Here is a message from Neil:

Safer Neighbourhood Teams are all about you having a dedicated local team making your area safer, cleaner and a more pleasant place to live. Whatever the local problem or issues, Safer Neighbourhood Teams give you the opportunity to set the agenda in your area and help implement lasting solutions.

At our last Safer Neighbourhood Panel Meeting, on Sunday 23rd February 2014, it was decided by members of the public that our new priorities for the Milford and Makeney areas would be:-

Road Safety – Including speeding throughout the village and surrounding area and parking, particularly at school during the dropping off and picking up of children.

Crime prevention advice – Following a recent spate of burglaries in the Milford area the team will be delivering crime prevention advice at key events in the area.

The above priorities were set at the KIN (Key Information Network) Panel Meeting which consists of members of the public who wish to bring local police related matters to the attention of the team to shape the way in which the area is policed for the next three months.

We are currently looking for local people to attend the meetings and would ask that if you are interested to please contact one of the team on the below contact details. From the interested parties we will shortlist the members who will attend the meeting by invite and will hopefully work closely with the team. There are no restrictions in applications and we encourage a broad range of persons to apply from within the local community including local business owners and residents. We are also looking for volunteers to develop our Community Speed-Watch initiative in the local area, which enables residents to work alongside the team to educate and encourage safe driving through the village. If you are interested or require further information please contact a member of the team.

Would you like to receive information about what’s going on in your local area?

If so, Derbyshire Alert is the free community messaging system for the whole of Derbyshire, which is brought to you by Derbyshire Constabulary. By registering you can receive news, appeals, and local crime information and prevention advice to your e-mail, telephone or as a text message. Register at www.derbyshirealert.co.uk

Contact your local beat team (NOT for reporting incidents):-

Email: belper.neighbourhoods@derbyshire.pnn.police.uk

PC 2069 Neil Hopwell –   neil.hopwell.2069@derbyshire.pnn.police.uk


PCSO 4561 John Midgley –   john.midgley.4561@derbyshire.pnn.police.uk

Follow your local team on Twitter:   @KilburnSNT


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