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North Warwickshire Community Safety Partnership

Anti Social Behaviour

North Warwickshire is very safe place to live with low levels of crime and disorder. The North Warwickshire Community Safety Partnership is committed to making North Warwickshire a safer place and to improve local people's confidence in how the partnership is dealing with anti social behaviour.

DON'T ACCEPT IT - report it!

North Warwickshire Borough Council online at:

Report anti social behaviour if you do not require an immediate response. All information is treated in confidence.

In an emergency always dial 999

Call 101 the non-emergency number or Typetalk 18001 101

For more information contact Warwickshire Police

What is anti-social behaviour? It's behaviour that causes alarm, distress or harassment to you, your friends and/ or family. Examples include:

  • Graffiti
  • Litter
  • Fly tipping
  • Noise nuisance
  • Hoax calls
  • Animal related problems
  • Rowdy and nuisance behaviour
  • Abandoned cars
  • Begging
  • Intimidation or harassment
  • Sexual acts
  • Vandalism
  • Street drinking
  • Prostitution
  • Inappropriate vehicle use
  • Kerb crawling
  • Drug misuse/ dealing

North Warwickshire Community Safety Partnership is committed to reducing anti-social behaviour in its communities by following a problem solving approach and through providing

  • Positive diversionary activities (Diversion)
  • Early intervention and
  • Enforcement

Anti-social behaviour is one of the partnerships key priority areas for 2014-15 with a specific focus on;

  • Personal anti-social behaviour
  • Motorcycle nuisance
  • Youth related anti-social behaviour
  • Alcohol related anti-social behaviour
  • Town Centre locations

The partnership addresses anti-social behaviour through its delivery plan and through joint work on Safer Neighbourhoods. Anti-social behaviour problems can be nominated, by the public, as a community priority at Area Forums, as part of the Safer Neighbourhood updates and setting community priorities items. Once nominated as a priority, multi-agency meetings are often organised to develop an area or problem specific action plan and an information leaflet for local residents is distributed.

Why report it?

Anti-social behaviour can ruin lives. Information residents provide enable action to be taken.

Taking action

Action can be initiated by a number of agencies. This can include:

  • Warning letters and interviews
  • Acceptable behaviour contracts
  • Parenting orders, individual support orders, noise abatement notices, injunctions, dispersal powers and anti-social behaviour orders (ASBO)
  • Criminal behaviour orders
  • Community protection orders
  • Public spaces protection orders
  • Possession proceedings against a tenant

Visit the Home Office website to find out more.

We need information in order to take action. DON'T ACCEPT IT - REPORT IT

When reporting anti-social behaviour it is helpful if you have specific details about:

  • What happened
  • When
  • Where
  • Who was involved
  • How you and others were affected by it

All reports of anti-social behaviour will be treated seriously and in confidence. The Council works in partnership with the Police and other partners to implement problem solving measures which can include the following:

  • Sharing information when appropriate to do so
  • Develops links with partners for early intervention work
  • Keeps victims informed of action taken against the perpetrator
  • Refer victims to the appropriate support services

If you are not satisfied with the action taken please contact:

Victims of anti-social behaviour

  • All victims and witnesses are treated fairly with dignity and respect, with all instances of anti-social behaviour taken seriously, applying a multi-agency problem solving solution where appropriate.
  • Victims and witnesses who report anti-social behaviour via any of the routes highlighted above and who do not require an immediate response will be contacted within a maximum of 5 working days.
  • Reports of anti-social behaviour, taken by an agency other than the Police, requiring an immediate Police response will be forwarded to the Police without delay.
  • All appropriate services and support will be made known to victims of anti-social behaviour these may include;

Victim support 0808 168 9111

https://www.warwickshire.police.uk/article/6400/Agencies-who-support-victims-and-witnesses-of-crime

In an emergency, or if a crime is in progress, dial 999.

Last updated Tuesday, 15th November 2016

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