City Centre Beat Policing

The City Centre Beat (CCB) scheme provides a dedicated Police resource of two PSNI Police officers to address quality of life issues for businesses in the city centre. The scheme is funded by stakeholders and managed by Belfast City Centre Management.

Both officers can be contacted directly by mobile phone and a liveried vehicle is provided by the PSNI to enable a rapid response and increase visibility. Having the same two dedicated officers ensures continuity for addressing issues raised by business and in addressing key city centre issues.

The City Centre Beat (CCB) scheme operates a multi-faceted approach to policing within the City Centre utilising the consistency of staff engaged with the project to bring highly visible results.

Now in its fourteenth year of successful delivery, the scheme continues to provide a dedicated police resource to deal with city centre priorities such as:

  • Adopting a highly visible ‘community police’ presence in the City Centre;
  • Liaising with the business sector to address individual issues of concern;
  • Contributing to the managed approach of those suffering from chronic social need, for example in relation to rough sleeping, substance abuse and vagrancy; and reducing the negative impacts on the City Centre;
  • Challenging all forms of anti-social behaviour and criminal activity within the City Centre; and
  • Supporting and enabling traffic flow into and around the City Centre.

 

If you need to contact City Centre Beat officers please dial 07796 607 657 or email CityCentreBeat@PSNI.pnn.police.uk