Enforcement officers win Police awards

29 September 2023
Thurrock Council's enforcement officers have won 2 Essex Police awards in recognition of the outstanding work they do to tackle and prevent anti-social behaviour.
The team picked up a Certificate of Recognition for their outstanding contribution and a Long Service Award at the first ever Community Safety Accreditation Scheme Awards, which took place at Essex Police headquarters on Tuesday 26 September.
The Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) allows the Chief of Essex Police to designate extra powers to non-police officers working in a community safety role.

Magistrates' appearance leads to "hefty fine" for littering

17 May 2022
A man who refused to pay an on-the-spot littering fine after Thurrock Council's Environmental Enforcement Officers saw him dropping a cigarette end in Grays will now have to pay out £741 in fines and costs after being found guilty at Basildon Magistrates Court.
Thomas Fedotovas, of Araglen Avenue, South Ockendon, appeared before magistrates on Friday 13 May, where he was ordered to pay a £207 fine, £500 costs and a victim surcharge of £34 for littering.

Man sentenced for abusive and racist behaviour towards Thurrock Civil Enforcement Officer

27 October 2021
A man who assaulted a Thurrock Council Civil Enforcement Officer when he was given a parking fine has been given an 18-month community order after appearing before Basildon Magistrates Court on Thursday 21 October 2021.
Ryan Lee, aged 32 from Chafford Hundred, was ordered to carry out 100 hours of community service work, attend 19 Thinking Skills sessions and address his criminal behaviour through a 20-day Rehabilitation Activity Requirement after being found guilty of racially aggravated assault and racially aggravated harassment.