Crime for Blackwood

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Street-level crime and anti-social behaviour in from the Home Office.

To protect privacy, crimes are mapped to points on or near the road where they occurred.

Street name Crime type

Police station and neighbourhood policing team

Neighbourhood police station

Blackwood Station
Blackwood Station
Blackwood Road, Pontllanfraith, South Wales
NP12 2XA

Mon / Fri: 8am - 8pm

  • Telephone: 01495 233 966
  • Email:

Pontllanfraith neighbourhood policing team

INSP Mark J Smith

Hi, I am Mark Smith, Inspector for Blackwood Neighbourhood Policing. Having spent 5 years with the RAF Police, I joined South Wales Police in 1993 and transferred to Gwent Police in 1996. I have worked in many parts of the Gwent force area at stations including Newport Central, Police HQ Cwmbran, Bedwas, Caerphilly, Lansbury Park, Bargoed, Rhymney and Blackwood. During my career I have experience in Uniform Patrol, CID, Crime Team, Custody Unit and Roads Policing.

PS Mark Thomas
No additional details are available for this team member. Please contact Gwent Police to request that they add this information.
PC Gareth Jones

Hi, I’m Gareth Jones and I have been a police officer since 1996. I have been involved in neighbourhood policing in various roles since 2000. I am stationed at Blackwood Police station as a Crime and Disorder Reduction Officer and have responsibility for the Blackwood and Ystrad Mynach Police sections.

PC Sharon Bufton

Hi, I am PC Sharon Bufton and I am the Ward Officer for the Pontllanfraith ward. I joined Gwent Police in 2006 where I was stationed in Ystrad Mynach as a regular officer. I worked as a Neighbourhood Response Officer prior to joining the Caerphilly Borough Pro Active Team and Crime Tasking Team at Blackwood.

CSO Rebecca Mason

Hi, I am CSO Rebecca Mason and I am the Community Support Officer for the Cefn Fforest ward. I joined Gwent Police in 2012.

CSO Colin Davies

I have been a CSO for 8 years. I spend 18 months in Abertillery and the rest of my time as the Neighbourhood Police Community Support Officer for Pontlllanfraith ward -based at Blackwood Police Station. I worked at Alcan for 15 years prior to my CSO role and am a qualified painter and decorator.

About this neighbourhood


Welcome to the Pontllanfraith Neighbourhood Policing Team pages. We are committed to protecting and reassuring you through working with the local community and our partners to tackle local problems. Pontllanfraith is part of the Blackwood Neighbourhood Policing Team.

The force responsible for policing and crime prevention in this area is Gwent Police.

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Upcoming events

  • Sainsburys, Newbridge Road Industrial Estate, Blackwood NP12 2AN

    When: 24th April 2014, 3.30pm

    Where: Sainsburys, Newbridge Road Industrial Estate, Blackwood NP12 2AN

    Mobile Station

  • Surgery

    When: 27th May 2014, 10.00am

    Where: Resource Centre

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