Concern over drugs, hoons

Only 2 per cent of residents feel unsafe at home, the survey showed.
Only 2 per cent of residents feel unsafe at home, the survey showed.

The survey, compiled by York police to gauge how well they are doing in the eyes of the community, revealed residents were concerned about dangerous dogs, parking, hoon driving and bored youth in the town.

York police station |officer-in-charge Sergeant Mark Gubanyi thanked everyone who took part in the survey for submitting positive and constructive comments.

‘There were a number of suggestions and comments, covering a wide range of subjects,’ Sgt Gubanyi said.

When asked which crime affected the community the most, drugs and anti-social behaviour were top of the list, with 74 per cent of the vote.

Sgt Gubanyi said the lack of 24-hour policing in York was also a hot topic.

‘With the policing resources at York, it is impossible to have an officer on duty 24/7 but Police Communications is able to contact me 24/7,’ he said.

‘I will continue to work at reducing crime, road trauma and providing a sound policing service to the community of York.’