Police office opens at Hinchingbrooke Hospital

A POLICE office is set to open at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon. The office will open today (Thursday, January 21) in the main entrance of the hospital building and will provide a visible police presence.It will be used by neighbourhood officers

A POLICE office is set to open at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon.

The office will open today (Thursday, January 21) in the main entrance of the hospital building and will provide a visible police presence.

It will be used by neighbourhood officers as a base from which to run their police surgeries and will also provide a private area for police to deal with incidents.

PCSO Debbie Thorburn, who has helped to organise the opening, said: "The office will also be stocked with information and crime prevention advice leaflets and visitors to the hospital are encouraged to take a look around.

"If you see an officer please feel free to come in and have a chat."

Kevin Walker, Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust's Director of Finance and Trust Security management director, said: "We are delighted to be able to open this resource with Cambridgeshire Constabulary, which will further strengthen the relationship between us.

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"We wholeheartedly welcome the local officers who will be working from the building and hope their presence on site will be a reassuring sight for our patients, visitors and employees.

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