New top cop for Royston

PUBLISHED: 13:28 20 June 2009 | UPDATED: 16:03 11 May 2010

Sgt Jon Vine

Sgt Jon Vine

ROYSTON S new Neighbourhood Sergeant has vowed to continue the good work of his predecessor. Sgt Jon Vine took the post on a temporary basis following the death of Sgt Richard Jones, who passed away suddenly in February this year while on holiday abroad.

ROYSTON'S new Neighbourhood Sergeant has vowed to continue the good work of his predecessor.

Sgt Jon Vine took the post on a temporary basis following the death of Sgt Richard Jones, who passed away suddenly in February this year while on holiday abroad.

He has now joined the Royston team permanently.

He said: "I was keen to take on my friends' role and build on the excellent work he did in the town in his time as Sergeant here. I am also extremely pleased that this role has become permanent for me as I enjoyed working in Royston previously.

Sgt Vine has been with Hertfordshire Police for 13 years. He has spent his career working in North Herts and six years ago he worked as a Constable in Royston.

"In the last few months since being here I am pleased to say that we have managed to increase staffing within the Neighbourhood Team. We now have an additional officer, PC Mark Elwood, who covers The Heath ward," he said.

The new man added: "I have a strong belief in Neighbourhood Policing and working with communities. We are in a strong position at the moment with crime having been reduced 20 per cent in Royston in comparison to this time last year and I am looking forward to meeting people and sharing ideas to further reduce crime in the area."

"Surgeries take place regularly in the town where you can meet your local Neighbourhood Team. Please come and visit us to find out about the excellent work going in Royston and what is being done to make the town even safer," he said.

More information about when and where surgeries take place is available on the Safer Neighbourhood pages of www.herts.police.uk. Posters are also placed in the town advertising surgeries.

0 comments

More news stories

11:52

A trio of Meldreth pupils has met the Greater Cambridge Partnership Board, to promote the Melbourn to Royston cycle/walking link.

14:52

For young families looking to leave London, Great Chesterford is an easy commute to the capital, Cambridge and a selection of good schools, providing the best of both country and city living.

Yesterday, 17:57

Pupils at Therfield First School have taken part in their Gift of Giving project – which is now an annual tradition.

Yesterday, 16:25

Police have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to as part of enquiries following an incident of shoplifting in Royston yesterday afternoon.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Royston Crow weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy