Community Policing - Help and Information
 
 
 
 
 
 

Madras College has two local Community Police Officers who are available to provide both pupils and staff with help, advice and information on all police related matters. PC’s Grant Ogilvie and Phil Nish are based at St Andrews Police Station. Please feel free to speak to them when you see them in school.

 
 
 
     

Phil Nish

 

We are here to help you and can give you advice on Personal Safety and Crime Prevention.

Contact us:

by telephone on 08456005702

email: Philip.Nish@fife.pnn.police.uk

email: Grant.Ogilvie@fife.pnn.police.uk

 

Grant Ogilvie

 

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News & Events

 
CEM meeting with Madras Pupils - 7th September 2012

PC Ogilvie attended and spoke with S2 pupils. The Community Engagement Model was explained to those attending and the priorities agreed at the previous meeting were discussed. There have been no further thefts reported since the start of term, however after a recent successful programme of security marking valuables, it was proposed that a further programme be put in place. PC Ogilvie to organise.

The floodlit football programme which has taken place at St. Andrews University sports grounds is returning for as third session later this month. Further details when available will be passed to the School.


CEM meeting with Madras S2 Pupils - 21st May 2012

On Monday the 21st May 2012 PC Phil Nish held a Community Engagement Meeting with the students of class 2C1. The School priorities were discussed and agreed that they should remain the same. Pupils were informed of the Test Purchase scheme run by Fife Constabulary. Test Purchase is were Police test licensed premises to ensure they adhere to the licensing regulations with regard to selling Alcohol to underage members of our community. Fife Constabulary is actively recruiting young adults aged 16 to help police carryout test purchase operations throughout North East Fife. Any young adult aged 16 that are interested in helping Police with this type of operation should contact one of the community officers. Those who participate in the scheme will receive payment.


Missing iPod

On the 1st May 2012 between 0900 and 1030, within the small canteen area of the South Street campus, an iPod Touch was taken from a pupils bag that head been left there whilst they sat an exam. The bag was left unattended for about one hour. Any person who was within the small canteen area at that time, or has any information with regard to the whereabouts of the iPod can you please make contact with school staff or send PC Nish an e-mail. Your help in this matter is appreciated.


CEM meeting with Madras Pupils - 23rd March 2012

PC Nish attended a CEM meeting at the Kilrymont campus on the 23rd March which was attended by 33 pupils. A very effective meeting took place with all pupils engaging with the officer and giving positive feedback with regard to police and pupil interaction.

PC Nish attended both South Street and the Kilrymont campuses and conducted security marking of valuable and attractive items for pupils and staff alike. This was done over a two day period and was well received by over 100 people taking advantage of the service.

The next meeting will be on Friday 20th April 2012 at South Street.


CEM meeting with Madras Pupils - 6th February 2012

S5/6 pupils and Officers discussed the concerns and the priorities agreed at the last meeting. There was a further theft reported, this occasion from within the changing rooms at South Street, where an iPod was taken from an unattended rucksack. Officers again provided further advice regarding security of valuables. PCs Nish and Ogilvie will be offering a security marking service for mobile devices. Hopefully this will commence early March 2012.

Community Officers have increased their patrols in and around the school and will continue to do so throughout the School Term. The next meeting date is to be finalised.


 
Floodlight Saturday Night Football Programme

The new session of the floodlit football programme will commence Saturday 11th February 2012. As before entry will be £1 and sessions will run from 8pm until 10 pm.


 
CEM meeting with Madras Pupils - 10th January 2012

The Meeting held at Madras College, Kilrymont Annexe on 10th January was again well received, this time by pupils from the 3rd form. The pupils and Officers discussed the concerns and the priorities agreed at the last meeting (see below - 7th Nov), however there were no concerns from the pupils that Priority 3 - smoking in the school grounds was an issue at Kilrymont. Officers provided further advice regarding security of valuables.
Community Officers have increased their patrols in and around the school and will continue to do so throughout School Term.
The next meeting will take place on Monday 6th February at 1.40 pm at South Street.


 
Floodlight Saturday Night Football Programme

As a result of the success of the programme run during October/November 2011, PCs Nish and Ogilvie attended a meeting (13/01/2012) with the partner agencies involved in the aforementioned programme with a view to running a further programme this Spring. Further details to follow.


 
CEM meeting with Madras Pupils - 5th December 2011

The Meeting held at Madras College, South Street Building, 5th December 2011 was well received by pupils from the 5th and 6th forms. The pupils and Officers discussed the concerns and the priorities agreed at the last meeting (see below - 7th Nov)

PC Ogilvie explained that there have been no further calls to Police regarding priorities 1 & 2. Pupils were given further advice regarding security of valuables. Community Officers have increased their patrols in and around the school and will continue to do so during School Term.

 

 
Saturday Night Football a Success

The 8 week long Floodlit Football Programme which has been running from St. Andrews University Sports Centre came to a conclusion last weekend (26/11). The Programme was run in conjunction with University Staff and supported by other agencies and youth Groups set out to target S1-S6 pupils from the Madras College catchment area. It has been a great success and looks set to be continued in the Spring of 2012. Community Sergeant Brian Poole along with Local Community Constables Phil Nish and Grant Ogilvie attended the sessions which attracted 30-40 young people on each Saturday evening. Since the inception of the Community Engagement Model, one of the priorities for St. Andrews has been Youth Disorder/Anti-Social behaviour and it is hoped that initiatives such as this helps with the reduction in reported incidents.


 
Inaugural CEM Meeting with Madras Pupils - 7th November 2011

The inaugural meeting for the pupil Community Engagement Model held at Madras College, South Street Building was extremely well received by pupils from the 5th and 6th forms. The pupils that attended the meeting were very keen to put their point of view across and to air their concerns.

The pupils and officers discussed the concerns and agreed the following priorities:
1. Problem with ex-pupils' presence in the vicinity of the School and on School bus services
2. Dishonesties within School
3. Smoking within the School grounds

The pupils then discussed with the officers how these priorities should be acted upon. This highlighted actions for the community officers to address.