Meole Copthorne and Sutton

Your Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) is a group of local police officers dedicated to serving your community. The team is made up of officers and PCSOs based in your area, supported by additional officers from the wider area.

We work closely with local authorities, community leaders and residents to decide our policing priorities for the area. This helps us to find useful, long-term solutions to local problems, while maintaining our wider focus on reducing crime across Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Worcestershire.

Please find contact details for your Safer Neighbourhood Team provided below. Please note that to report a crime or incident to West Mercia Police, you can visit or in an emergency, please dial 999.

Meole Copthorne & Sutton

Karen Blakemore (West Mercia, PCSO, Meole Copthorne and Sutton Safer Neighbourhood Team)

Karen Blakemore



Andrew Gill (Police, Sgt, Shrewsbury )

Andrew Gill



Alison  Owen (West Mercia Police, Police Officer, Shropshire, Shrewsbury, Meole & Copthorne Safer Neighborhood Team )

Alison Owen

Police Officer


Ben Tanfield (West Mercia Police, Local Policing Inspector, Shropshire Central)

Ben Tanfield

Local Policing Inspector

07890 547455

Neil Ward (Police , Police Sergeant , SNT Shrewsbury )

Neil Ward

Police Sergeant


Local Priority Issues

We regularly speak to local residents to establish what issues they may be experiencing in the area. The word cloud below represents the issues that residents of Meole Copthorne and Sutton have highlighted as priorities for the area recently (including some that say “I have no issues”).

Word clouds are graphical representations of word frequency that give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently. The larger the word in the visual below the more common the word was in the local survey.

We seek to tackle the issues raised in line with our Local Policing Community Charter.

To 'Have your say' on local issues, please click on the button below to complete a short survey.

What members in Meole Copthorne and Sutton are saying are the issues in the area:

Latest Alerts

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Theft of Bicycles - Can you help?

Dear Resident, We are investigating a theft which occurred at Meole Brace Secondary School, Shre...

The Police
18/06/2024 15:08:05

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GIFT CARD FRAUD Gift Cards are in everyday use and a...

The Police
18/06/2024 12:57:10

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E Scooters - Do you know the law??

Dear Resident Make sure you know the law and consider safety before buying, or allowing your c...

The Police
16/06/2024 11:04:15

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Crime Prevention : Mon 22 Jul 19:36

Dear Resident, Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team will be at Radbrook Community Centre for a...

The Police
14/06/2024 19:47:40

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Keeping Safe - Do you know about Ask for Angela

Dear Resident Keeping safeSometimes you can find yourself in a situation that isn’t safe or that...

The Police
14/06/2024 17:28:22

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Childrens Day : Sat 15 Jun 13:20

Dear Resident, Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team will be at The Childrens Day Event at Radb...

The Police
14/06/2024 13:26:09

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Recreational Event : Sat 24 Aug 14:25

Dear Resident, Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team will be at Lime Trees Care Home on Saturda...

The Police
13/06/2024 14:28:30

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Recreational Event : Fri 26 Jul 14:16

Dear Resident, Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team will be at Lime Trees Care Home on Friday ...

The Police
13/06/2024 14:23:20

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