Head of Olympics police force to hold public meeting in Twickenham

A public meeting to highlight London’s policing strategy during this summer’s Olympic games will be held on the 8 February at the Twickenham Stoop.<--break->“></p>

<p>Residents and businesses in Kingston and Richmond have been invited to attend the talk, held by Commander Bob Broadhurst, who is in charge of London’s policing strategy during the games.</p>

<p>The aim of the event is to reassure the public that both boroughs will be safe during the summer games and Councillor Pamela Fleming, Richmond Council Cabinet Member for Community, Business and Culture said:</p>

<p>“Richmond Council is working closely with the Police and Olympic organisers to ensure a safe and secure Games, which everyone can enjoy.”</p>

<p>Talking about Commander Broadhurst, Ms Fleming added:</p>

<p>“His aim is to ensure that everyone can share in and celebrate the events safely, causing minimal disruption to daily life in London.”</p>

<p>Chief Superintendent Clive Chalk, Borough Commander for Richmond upon Thames acknowledged fears from locals and said:</p>

<p>“We know that many people are concerned, but this event will be a good opportunity for members of the public and local businesses to come along and ask Commander Broadhurst any questions or concerns regarding community safety or policing during this time.”</p>

<p>The even is on the 8 February at 7pm at The Members Clubhouse, North Stand, Twickenham Stoop, Langhorn Drive.</p>

<p>For more information or to RSVP, residents in Richmond can email <a href=Julie.brownbridge@richmond.gov.uk or call 02088316486.

Residents in Kingston can email linda.chesters@rbk.kingston.gov.uk or call 02085475038

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