RedbridgeCVS is funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing & Crime (MOPAC) to administer the Redbridge Safer Neighbourhood Board (RSNB).
Priorities and Core Functions
The priorities and core functions of the Board are to:
- enable local engagement with the Police;
- enable local accountability of the police;
- focus on the Police and Crime Plan key principles and priorities - putting victims first and reducing inequalities; keeping children and young people safe; tackling violence against women and girls and tackling hate crime and intolerance.
- monitor crime performance and public perceptions (community confidence);
- inform the development of policing priorities in the borough;
- monitor MPS support for the delivery of ward panels and community contact sessions; and
- engage with Borough Independent Advisory Groups and other local mechanisms e.g. Neighbourhood Watch and Stop and Search Community Monitoring Groups to support and inform their work across the borough.
The current membership of the Board is:
- Cllr Bob Littlewood - Cabinet Member for Crime, Safety & Community Cohesion
- Cllr Khayer Chowdhury
- Chief Inspector Mark Long - MPS
- Inspector Lee Canter - MPS
- Valerie Scanlan - Senior Community Safety Officer, Civic Pride, LB Redbridge
- Habib Rehman - Chair of the police Independent Advisory Group
- Simon McKenzie - Representative of Independent Custody Visitor Panel
- Tarun John Singh - Victim Support
- 2 representatives of Redbridge Youth Council
Ward Panel Representatives
- Lucky Azfal
- Julie Bradley
- Noel Judge
- Deborah Selner
Voluntary and Community Groups
Ten Voluntary and Community Sector organisations as follows:
- AgeUK Redbridge
- Frenford Clubs
- One Place East
- Redbridge Equalities & Community Council
- Redbridge Faith Forum
- Redbridge Pensioners Forum
- Refugee & Migrant Forum of Essex and London
- Redbridge Rainbow Community
The RSNB meets 4 times a year and all meetings are held in public. Non-members of the Board may raise questions for a limited time at the end of each agenda.
The next meeting is planned for 6pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019 at Frenford Clubs, Jack Carter Centre, the Drive, Ilford IG1 3PS.
Officers and Administrator
The Co-chairs of the Board are Khatira Kazemi representing Redbridge Youth Council and Julie Bradley representing a Ward Panel
The Vice-Chair of the Board is Kishan Sharma representing the Youth Council
The administrator for the Board is Jenny Ellis, Community Initiatives Manager at RedbridgeCVS - firstname.lastname@example.org