Countryside Watch is a scheme set up by the police to help prevent rural crime and identify and catch criminals in rural Leicestershire and Rutland.
It is specifically designed to address the needs of farmers, land owners, horse owners, other rural industries and those living in rural areas by helping to improve security and developing effective communication between these groups of people.
For more detailed information about rural crime, more advice on what security measures can be taken and the Countryside Watch scheme, contact your local Neighbourhood Policing Team. For contact details of your Neighbourhood Policing Team, go to www.leics.police.uk/policing or telephone (0116) 222 2222.
Anyone with any information about crime affecting Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland should contact your local policing unit on (0116) 222 2222 or Crimestoppers, which is free* and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.
* Please note, some mobile 'phone networks may charge for this call.