Cambs Appointment System Extended

Doctor's surgery-style appointments, where victims of crime are asked to arrange a time to see a Police Officer, are starting in more parts of Cambridgeshire.

It's part of a scheme to make officers use their time more efficiently and spend extra time on patrol.

It has already been running at in Peterborough at Thorpe Wood Police Station, and in Huntingdon, March and Histon.

Now, victims of non-emergency crimes will be asked to make an appointment at a number of other police stations.

These include Bridge Street and Hampton in Peterborough, plus stations in Wisbech, St Ives, St Neots, Parkside in Cambridge and Ely.

Cambridgeshire Police say officers "will still carry out home visits where necessary".

Superintendent Mike Brown said: "The pilot is still in its early stages but it has been well received by the public so far and, on average, around a third of all slots have been filled on a daily basis.

We were always going to explore the use of other sites, by introducing the scheme to other stations it will make it more accessible for everyone living in Cambridgeshire."


Surely you have something to say?

Be the first to comment.

What do you think about "Cambs Appointment System Extended"

(Required) denotes a required field

Please leave

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Maximum 400 characters

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Recently Played Tracks

  • Pat Benetar Love Is A Battlefield


  • Don Henley The Boys Of Summer


  • George Benson Never Give Up On A Good Thing


  • Womack & Womack Teardrops


Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart Cambridgeshire on Twitter