March 8, 2011
Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow police up for best bobby awards today
officers in Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow will find out later today
(Tuesday, March 8th) whether they have won awards in the annual
competition to find the best bobbies on the beat in the Avon and
Somerset force area.
Esther Robinson, pictured, from Burnham Police has been nominated
as Beat Manager of the year in the annual Community Policing Awards,
while the Berrow Beat Team has been nominated for Beat Team of
awards winners will be announced at a ceremony being held at Cadbury
House Hotel, Congresbury.
were nominated by local residents and businesses after being described
as an always-visible presence, following success in the Pubwatch
and Sitewatch schemes.
Jones from Burnham Police is also among four other officers that
did not quite make it as a district winner, but have been awarded
Highly Commended, as the judging panel felt that their excellent
work within the community should be applauded.
Peter Heffer, Chair of Avon and Somerset Police Authority, said:
"This year's judges have had a really tough job deciding
and recognising the good work undertaken by Neighbourhood Policing
teams across Avon and Somerset is extremely important."
nominations highlight the impact both individuals and teams are
having on the communities they serve."
awards ceremony will be streamed live across the internet here.