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Rural Crime

Crime in rural areas.


  • 15 March 2023

    Patrols are continuing. Farm Watch is available to anyone who wants to join.

  • 31 January 2023

    There is a particular focus on the rise of theft.

  • 23 June 2022

    Continue to focus on Rural Crime and Badger sets, Chedzoy being the main focus at this time

  • 12 January 2022

    Focus on Badger Sett’s being covered in the Chedzoy area

  • 8 December 2021

    Focus on reports of vehicle/machinery theft

  • 27 August 2021

    We continue to engage with our rural community members to help prevent rural crime

  • 12 July 2021

    Rural Crime is continually monitored across the force by our wildlife and rural crime unit.

  • 22 May 2021

    Information packs will be given out in the local community to encourage property marking, registering and anonymous reporting of suspicious incidents to Crime Stoppers- 0800555111

  • 28 April 2021

    Patrols continue, especially due to recent arson attacks in rural areas across Somerset.

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