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Dispatch - Essex Police Weekly Update - Issue #52

Dispatch - Essex Police Weekly Update
Help us help you
The 999 service is there for people who need help in an emergency.
Unfortunately, our dedicated team of call handlers still receive too many calls that aren’t emergencies or are wasting their time when they could be helping people in genuine need.
Our team aren’t there to order you a pizza, sort your Sky box or give you a lift home.
If lives are in danger or there is a crime taking place then call 999. If it is not an emergency, you can contact us on 101 or via
Help us to help you by using the 999 service responsibly.
Could you help to save lives? We have new opportunities available in our Force Control Room. Search Essex Police careers.
Timewasting 999 calls
Timewasting 999 calls
13 June to 19 June
Southend: CCTV appeal after stabbing
Southend: Dispersal order around seafront
Harlow: Report of assault on teenage girl at Oakwood Pond
Witham: Organised crime group members jailed
Essex OSG
Early start executing 6 warrants in the #Grays & #Tilbury area assisting investigation teams. 4 arrests for conspiracy to commit GBH. Further arrest for cannabis cultivation and possession after finding a cultivation in a loft. Targeting high harm offences, keeping you safe.
Rayleigh: Man left with broken nose and ankle after assault
Brentwood: High value coins stolen
Southend: Man in critical condition after disturbance
Essex Police in Castle Point District
A reminder from our partners at the RSPCA.
Never leave your dog alone in a car. If it’s hot outside, the temperature inside a car can double and more within 60 minutes. Heatstroke can be fatal to dogs. If you see a dog in a car on a warm day, call 999.
Harlow: Man dies after e-scooter collision
Coggeshall: Two charged in animal cruelty investigation
Mother of murdered Robert Powell pleads for answers
Essex Police Dog Section
A dog team were on patrol in #Loughton looking for suspicious vehicles when they spotted a suspected stolen car. It fled from Police before the driver crashed and ran off. PD Kaiser came in to help and located the suspect hiding in a bush. One arrested and stolen car recovered.
Warley: Investigation into aggravated burglary
Waltham Abbey: Appeal after aggravated burglary
Thurrock: Men jailed for drug offences
Crime Prevention advice
Keep garages and sheds secure
Make sure your outbuildings are secured with strong, modern locks to help prevent break ins.
For more advice on protecting your home and keeping your belongings safe visit the crime prevention pages on our website.
Be Fraud Smart
Staying safe on social media
Our colleagues at the Metropolitan Police Service have some great advice, in this short video, about staying safe on social media.
SOCIAL MEDIA.mp4 on Vimeo
SOCIAL MEDIA.mp4 on Vimeo
Careers at Essex Police
Crime Scene Investigator £21,135 to £37,281
PNC Support Officer £19,452 to £23,406
AMO (Data Analysis) Business Advisor £29,793 to £38,775 
EUC Support Engineer £26,949 to £31,941
Business Services Assistant £19,452 to £20,706
Geographical Facilities Team Leader £26,865 to £28,725 
Physiotherapist £40,662 to £43,860 
Architectural Building Surveyor £43,860 to £47,058 
Essex Police Detention Officer £21,135 to £23,406 + 14-20% shift allowance
Business Services Assistant £19,452 to £20,706
Resolution Centre Investigator £21,385 to £23,406
Contact Handler (full time) £19,702 to £20,199
Contact Handler (part time)
Salary: £19,702 to £20,706 pro rata plus (Contract 3) unsocial hours payment and (Contract 4) unsocial hours and weekends working allowance.
Contract 2: Monday-Friday 2pm-8pm (30 hours per week)
Contract 3: Monday-Friday 4pm-10pm (30 hours per week)
Contract 4: Saturday and Sunday 1pm-9pm (15 hours per week)
Make a difference as a call handler
This week we remember
Served with Essex Police from 6 July 6 1972. He joined Essex and Southend-on-Sea Joint Constabulary on 6 July 1972. His aptitude for motor transport and driving brought him to the attention of the Traffic Division and he was posted to Chelmsford Traffic. On Thursday 20 June 1996 he was on routine motorcycle patrol on the B1019 road near Ulting, known as Doe’s Corner, when he was in a collision with a lorry. He subsequently died from his injuries at Broomfield Hospital on 20 June 1996.
Served with Essex County Constabulary from 23 April 1923. He joined the Royal Navy as a fifteen year-old, serving from 27 September 1915 until his 23rd birthday. After leaving the navy he worked briefly as a kitchen hand at The London Hospital, Whitechapel Road in Bow, before joining Essex County Constabulary on 23 April 1923. He died on Sunday 20 June 1943, aged 43, at Durban in South Africa whilst serving as Petty Officer Regulating C/M 40309 on the depot/repair ship H.M.S. Wayland, Royal Navy.
Served with Essex County Constabulary from 6 November 1935. From Headquarters he was posted to Romford from 21 December 1935 and then Harold Wood from 20 November 1936. Subsequently Leonard moved back to Headquarters where he remained until leaving the service on 26 October 1941. The following day he joined the Fleet Air Arm. He died on Friday 26 June 1942 whilst serving as Leading Airman FX/88496 at H.M.S. Goshawk, Royal Navy.
The Chief Constable regrets to inform you of the sad death of our former colleague Trevor Crosby who retired as a D/CInsp in 1997 and served in Scenes of Crime, Chelmsford and Rayleigh Traffic. He passed away on 3 June 2022 aged 73 years.
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