15 people have been arrested during a week of action in the Uttlesford and Braintree districts, which saw officers responding to concerns raised by local residents.
The operation, which including partnership work with a range of organisations including British Transport Police, Active Citizens and Neighbourhood Watch, ran from Monday, February 20 until Sunday, February 26.
It saw officers carry out a range of activities including executing warrants, increasing visibility of officers, and carrying out licensing checks.
15 people were arrested on suspicion of various offences including drugs offences, driving offences and robbery.
Officers also seized a large quanitiy of cash during an automatic number plate recognition operation (ANPR) on the A120 at Dunmow on Sunday.
A vehicle was stopped and searched in Bradwell and a five-figure sum of cash was discovered.
Two men were arrested on suspicion of possession of criminal property.
37 vehicles were stopped and six were seized for having no insurance.
Licensing checks also took place at 21 pubs and bars.
Community engagement events were also held in Saffron Walden, Halstead, Braintree and Dunmow, as well as villages and hamlets such as Cornish Hall End, Blatt Hall, Steeple Bumpsted, Ridgewell, Sible Hedingham, and Finchingfield.
District Commander for Uttlesford and Braintree, Chief Inspector Craig Carrington, said: “This week of focussed activity marked an intensified effort of the work we do every day.
“We have listened to the concerns of residents and responded to them, using intelligence-led policing to focus on key crime types and offenders in both Uttlesford and Braintree districts.
“I want to make it clear that our work to tackle these issues does not now stop – instead we will continue to work with the community and our partners to keep Uttlesford and Braintree safe.”