December 8, 2023 7.30 pm

Boultham residents’ reluctance to report crime sparks concerns over police understaffing

Cllr Kevin Clarke insists official crime statistics don’t tell the whole story

By Local Democracy Reporter

Lincoln residents in the Boultham area have become increasingly hesitant to report crime, citing concerns that the shortage in police staffing will lead to a lack of response.

Lincolnshire County Councillor Kevin Clarke (Labour) reports being contacted by multiple residents in the last few months who have suffered break-ins at their homes or gardens. Despite these incidents, they claim to have received minimal support from Lincolnshire Police.

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