Everyone should be able to be safe and feel safe in their community.
Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is something that can make people feel less safe.
We recognise that whatever the incident, if it keeps on happening it's going to affect your quality of life, so we're committed to responding appropriately when it happens, then working with communities and other agencies to put a stop to any ongoing problems.
What is anti-social behaviour?
"Acting in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household." (Crime and Disorder Act) - read more.
What sort of issues do people contact us about?
What can I do?
If it's happening there and then, call us on 101.
If there's a risk of someone getting hurt or something being damaged call 999.
Your local council also has powers to tackle anti-social behaviour:
It's important to be able to give us dates, times, locations and descriptions. Download the diary template to help you.
What can we do?
We promise to listen to you and take your complaint very seriously. We work in partnership with other agencies and if it's something the police can't help you with then we will try to point you in the right direction to find support - read more.