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Image captionImage 1: Your chance to talk to an H&F Law Enforcement Team officer

If you have yet to meet Hammersmith & Fulham’s Law Enforcement Team (LET), now’s your chance.

Residents are invited to have their say about local crime at three family-friendly community events this summer break.

Next up: Bishops Park, SW6.

On Saturday 13 August, head down to Bishops Park to speak to your local LET officers about safety concerns in the area. Bring your family, friends and neighbours, everyone is welcome.

Find your nearest LET event

One of Hammersmith & Fulham Council's Law Enforcement Team officers in uniform talking to a little girl in a park.

Each event will feature a range of kid-friendly activities, including face painting, colouring competitions, and an opportunity to get behind the wheel of the LET van.

Please join us.

Saturday 6 August
10.30am to 1.30pm
Shepherds Bush Green, W12
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Wednesday 10 August
1.30pm to 5.30pm
Ravenscourt Park, W6
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Saturday 13 August
10.30am to 1.30pm
Bishops Park, SW6
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One year with the LET

The LET joined H&F’s crime fighting services in 2021.

As violent crime in the UK rose and police numbers across London declined, the council created the team as an important extra force to crack down on local crime in its bid to make H&F a safer, stronger borough.

Since then, H&F’s officers have worked closely with the local community and partner organisations. Recent operations included:

In addition to their daily patrols around the borough, the 72-strong team regularly conducts targeted 24-hour operations. Their most recent operation was on Wednesday 10 August on the West Kensington Estate.

Infographic detailing the actions Hammersmith & Fulham Council's Law Enforcement Team took between April 2021 and April 2022, including 65,000 actions around the borough, 3,800 investigations, 1,500 weapon sweeps, and 6,250 patrols in housing estates.
Image caption: Image 2: Key figures of actions carried out by H&F's Law Enforcement Team between April 2021 and April 2022

Between April 2021 and 2022, the LET:

  • took more than 65,000 actions around the borough
  • launched 3,800 investigations in response to reports from local residents
  • conducted over 1,500 weapon sweeps
  • ran more than 6,200 patrols in housing estates across the borough
  • issued 1,000 Fixed Penalty Notices
  • helped clear over 900 instances of fly tipping
  • and patrolled 100 per cent of all streets in H&F.

Contact the LET

H&F’s LET patrols the borough day and night, seven days a week. If you see our officers out and about, make sure to say hi – they’re here to help.

You can also email the team at or call on 020 8753 1100.

For specific ward team contact details and more information, visit the Law Enforcement Team web page.

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