– Community Safety: PACT and In the Know

PACT stands for Police And Communities Together. PACT meetings are a chance to have your say on local issues affecting you.

The PACT regular meetings have now been discontinued.

Residents are encouraged to sign up for the “In the Know” scheme in which alerts and information can be cascaded about any of the following:

•Business & Retail Crime Alerts

•Caravan & Campsite Crime Alerts

•Hotel Crime Alerts

•Licensed Premises Crime Alerts

•Local Crime Alerts & Policing Activity

•Media Alerts (Missing Persons, Emergencies etc.)

•Rural Crime Alerts (including Farm & Equestrian)

•Place of Worship Crime Alerts

•Neighbourhood Watch News


•School & College Crime Alerts

•Volunteering & Special Constabulary

•Waterway Crime Alerts (Canals, Rivers, Marinas)

What is it?

Lancashire Police “In The Know” Messaging system offers you the means to receive information from the Police and other agencies in the County which suit your preferences for content, localityand is a means of communication. It is a free service and there are no contracts, costs or obligations of any kind.

How do I get involved?

Registration is quick, simple and completely free

You can register here now by completing the registration below.


How can I receive messages?

You can elect to receive messages by email, or SMS text. Members registered to receive only text messages will still receive important information, but not all messages/warnings circulated on the system.

Can I change my mind?

Of course! If you change your mind, you can unsubscribe at any time. It’s your service, your call.

How about Data Protection?

Your personal details will be securely held under the provisions of the Data Protection Act and only the people you want to see your details can see them.

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