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Welcome to Mid and East Antrim District. This policing area takes in the Ballymena, Larne and Carrickfergus area as well as a large number of villages and more rural communities. The district has a strong, vibrant international population and welcome a large number of tourists to the district every year.

We deliver a policing service that is community focused, tackling the issues that matter to you.

Phone
101
Address
26 Galgorm Road, Ballymena, BT43 5EX
Opening Hours
11am-7pm Monday to Friday
Phone
101
Address
2 Hope Street, Larne, BT40 1UR
Opening Hours
11am-7pm Monday to Friday

Your Local Policing Area

Local policing in Mid and East Antrim is delivered by Local Policing Response Teams (LPRTs) and Local Neighbourhood Policing Teams (LNPTs).

Communities living in Mid and East Antrim District have ten Local Policing Response Teams (LPRTs) based in Ballymena, Larne and Carrickfergus Police Stations, providing 24 hour cover to continue keeping local people safe right across the District.

Local Neighbourhood Policing

There are four LNPTs who cover every district electoral ward in the Mid and East Antrim District.

LNPTs are based in Ballymena, Larne and Carrickfergus Police Stations and work in partnership with communities as well as statutory and voluntary bodies to address local issues and concerns and find long lasting solutions.

The teams are committed to improving your quality of life and building safer communities with you. Your neighbourhood officers work in partnership with other agencies in health, education and local government to deliver collaborative solutions.

    Local Neighbourhood Policing Team Contact Details

    Contact details for your Local Neighbourhood Policing Teams (LNPTs) are listed below. When a LNPT officer is unavailable to take your call you will be able to leave a message so that you can be contacted on their return to duty.

    If your call relates to an emergency, please call 999.

    If your call relates to a non-emergency, please call 101 to report the matter.

    The email addresses below are for general enquiries and are not monitored 24/7. It should not be used to report incidents or crimes. These should be reported by calling us on 101, or 999 in an emergency.

    • Ballymena LNPT cover the following wards: Park, Fair Green, Castle Demesne, Braidwater, Ballykeel, Ardeevin, Academy, Portglenone, Maine, Grange, Galgorm, Cullybackey, Ahoghill, Slemish, Kirkinriola, Kells, Glenwherry, Glenravel, Broughshane, Ballee and Harryville.

      Contact Ballymena LNPT
    • Larne LNPT cover the following wards: Victoria, Love Lane, Kilroot, Castle, Boneybefore, Maidens, Gardenmore, Craigyhill, Carnlough and Glenarm, Cairncastle, Woodburn, Sunnylands, Greenisland, Gortalee, Burleigh Hill, Whitehead South, Kilwaughter, Islandmagee, Curran And Inver, Ballycarry and Glynn.

      Contact Larne LNPT
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    Here for You - Public Engagement Vision (Thumbnail)

    Our Approach to Engagement

    Communities in Northern Ireland are critical to the provision of effective policing services. Improving public perceptions and increasing trust through positive public engagement can significantly increase confidence in policing activity and enhance legitimacy.

    Download our 'Here for You’ Public Engagement Vision

    Your Community. Your Police.

    Neighbourhood policing is at the heart of the service we deliver. You can find out more about our approach to neighbourhood policing and what you can expect from your local police below.

    Female Officer and child
    Female Officer and child

    The Hallmarks of Neighbourhood Policing

    The Hallmarks of Neighbourhood Policing define our approach to neighbourhood policing. They tell you what you can expect from your local police.

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    Foreword from District Commander

    We are working hard every day throughout the district to provide a safe environment and community for everyone who works, lives and visits here.

    We have three police stations across the district in Ballymena, Larne and Carrickfergus which deliver 24/7 policing with ten Local Policing Response Teams (LPRTs) and four Local Neighbourhood Policing Teams (LNPTs) responding to your calls for service.

    Neighbourhood policing is at the heart of the service we deliver and we work closely with our partners in different sectors to find comprehensive and long lasting solutions to the concerns you raise.

    We are here for you and if you have concerns about crime or antisocial behaviour in your neighbourhood please contact your local neighbourhood team.

    District Personnel

    Superintendent Gillian Kearney
    Superintendent Gillian Kearney

    Superintendent Gillian Kearney

    Superintendent Gillian Kearney is the District Commander for Mid and East Antrim.

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    District Commander Placeholder Photo

    Chief Inspector Uel Boyd

    Chief Inspector Uel Boyd is responsible for Engagement in Mid and East Antrim.

    District Commander Placeholder Photo
    District Commander Placeholder Photo

    Chief Inspector Arnie O'Neill

    Chief Inspector Arnie O'Neill is responsible for Performance in Mid and East Antrim.