Anti-social behaviour can range from dropping litter to serious harassment. It can have a major negative effect on your health and your quality of life. It can also affect the community you live in, as people’s anxieties about crime in your area increase.
Visible and consistent activity to tackle anti-social behaviour makes you feel safer and more optimistic about the area you live in.
Police tools and powers
In recent years, a wide range of tools to tackle anti-social behaviour have been made available for the authorities to use. They have helped to change the culture around anti-social behaviour; making clear that it is a serious issue and that anti-social behaviour will be tackled and not tolerated.