Anti social behaviour
- In an emergency always dial 999
- Call 101 the non-emergency number or Typetalk 18001 101
- For more information contact Warwickshire Police
Report anti social behaviour below if you do not require an immediate response. All information is treated in confidence.
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What is 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.
It's behaviour that causes alarm, distress or harassment to you, your friends and/ or family. Examples include:
- Fly tipping
- Noise nuisance
- Hoax calls
- Animal related problems
- Rowdy and nuisance behaviour
- Abandoned cars
- Intimidation or harassment
- Sexual acts
- Street drinking
- 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 supporting
- Positive diversionary activities (Diversion)
- Early intervention and
Anti-social behaviour is one of the partnerships key priority areas for 2018-19 with a specific focus on;
- Personal anti-social behaviour
- Nuisance anti-social behaviour
- Environmental anti-social behaviour
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, 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.
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
- Who was involved
- How you and others were affected by it
Our privacy notice gives a brief overview about what steps the council takes when we request or hold your personal data. It also tells you how to access any personal data we hold and what to do if you don't think we're meeting your expectations.
Please view our Privacy Statement if you would like more detail about the way we request and hold your personal data.
We ask for personal information from you so that we can provide council services to you. When we ask for information, we will keep to the law and maintain the principles of the Data Protection Act 2018
When we ask for personal information we will:
- Make sure we tell you why we need it
- Only ask for the information that is relevant to the service you require
- Ask for your consent if we need to
- Tell you how to withdraw your consent and the consequences of doing so
- Let you know if we share your data with partner organisations
- Only keep your data as long as we need to
- Make sure nobody has access to it who shouldn't
Please make sure you give us accurate information and tell us as soon as possible if there are any changes such as new telephone numbers, email or property addresses
If you are not satisfied with the action taken please contact:
- Use the Borough Councils complaints procedure or
- Use the Polices complaints procedure
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
In an emergency, or if a crime is in progress, dial 999.
Last updated Wednesday, 14th June 2023