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Park’s Police Dog Show & Armed Forces Day

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Family Fun Annual Dog Show Sunday 23rd June 2019, Battersea Park Boules Area Times TBC All proceeds will be donated to charity. There are 20 classes to suit all dogs, with stalls, refreshments and Drake children’s funfair!

Love Parks: It’s a fair cop

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As part of Wandsworth Council and Enable Leisure and Culture’s Love Parks campaign, Jonathan Lovett meets the men and women who patrol our parks. PCs Althea and Selina “This is the best job and I wouldn’t trade it in for anything,” said police constable Althea Mason-Josephs. “I like helping people so what better way to… Read More

Snakes alive! Three foot long python found in Battersea Park

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Wandsworth’s parks and events police officers made an unusual arrest in Battersea Park this week when they came across a three foot long python. The juvenile Royal Python was found in an area of grassland near Rosery Gate known as ‘The Wilderness’ on Monday evening. Pc Jason Crawford made the ‘arrest’

Bravery award for Parks Police

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Officers from Wandsworth council’s Parks Police have received a bravery commendation from the Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Richard Field. The mayor has presented four officers with an Award for Exemplary Performance after they were involved in the arrest of a man for possession of a controlled drug and possession of an offensive weapon following an… Read More

Builder ordered to appear in court over flytip found in Earlsfield park

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A local builder has been summonsed to appear before magistrates in connection with last month’s discovery of a large flytip in a park in Earlsfield. The man has been ordered to appear at Lavender Hill magistrates court in early December following a council decision to prosecute him following the incident. The flytip found on Garratt… Read More

Best Parks and Events Police in the UK

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Wandsworth Parks and Events Police are the first in the UK to attain a Level 5 NVQ Event Safety/Policing. They join event managers from venues and events across the world in the receiving this significant qualification. An official certificate presentation took place on Wednesday 15 June to mark the special occasion. The qualification covers a… Read More