- 73% of local community feel the police understand local problems.
- 70% feel the police deal with local problems effectively.
- Over 1500 fewer offences committed in the borough.
- Over 1000 fewer victims of robbery on Lewisham streets.
- Over 200 fewer victims of burglary.
- Significant reductions on violent, homophobic, racist and gun enabled crime.
- Crime detection target rate exceeded.
I would like to praise the exceptional work of Lewisham Police in tackling crime in the borough.
Police action over the last year has resulted in less crime, more offences being solved, safer streets and an improved quality of life for local communities. Some of the headline figures illustrate the hard work of police officers and PCSOs making a difference to crime in Lewisham.73% of local community feel the police are doing an excellent job.