Is it a priority for our town?

Share this article

I was somewhat surprised to read your article ‘Muslim stalked and abused’.

I question if this subject is really a priority in Bexhill and wonder the number of reported crimes by Muslims in Bexhill per annum and total resident numbers and whilst I will always support and respect Muslims rights under law I would remind them there rights are no greater than all residents.

I have some knowledge on this subject holding an Academic Diploma in Community and Race Relations whilst residing in Brixton London, some interesting eight years.

I am bound to state it is a matter of regret that Bexhill police do not display such zeal in other area of policing and have all but abandoned most if not all such tiresome duties as traffic management and minor law enforcement.

In addition, almost by covert management, the post of chief inspector in Bexhill has been abolished (vast saving to police budget) and now operates dual command from Hastings with the constant use of officers from Bexhill to support Hastings.

Time I submit for Her Majesty’s Police Inspectorate to visit Bexhill Police Station and establish amongst other subjects are Muslims really a priority in policing needs at Bexhill?

Alfred M Healey

Alford Way

Bexhill

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.bexhillobserver.net/

2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bexhillobserver

3) Follow us on Twitter @BexhillObs

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Bexhill Observer - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.