The Community Trigger. Empowerment or Bureaucratic Exercise?

ASB Help has launched a report after considerable research into the Community Trigger. The report asks whether this power has created the intended empowerment for victims or whether in practice it is nothing more than a bureaucratic exercise. Please see below for the Executive Summary. The full report can be read here: https://asbhelp.co.uk.gridhosted.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/The-Community-Trigger-Empowerment-or-Bureaucratic-Exercise-Sept16.pdf Executive Summary

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NEWS RELEASE: Community Trigger fails to empower

Anti-social behaviour tool for victims in some areas a pointless bureaucratic exercise Just ahead of the two year anniversary of the introduction of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, a new report finds how one legal power in particular is not fit for purpose. The new Act aimed to put victims first and in

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Housing Association failure

“Every organisation has been helpful but not my landlords.” Edward, Essex Noise which has turned into harassment is pushing Edward into deep despair. He shares of his feelings of frustration, unhappiness, mistrust, helplessness, anger and loneliness which is with him every day. Add to that tiredness – the mental and physical fatigue with the anti-social

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System Failures are Letting Too Many ASB Perpetrators off the Hook

NEWS RELEASE: SYSTEM FAILURES ARE LETTING TOO MANY ASB PERPETRATORS OFF THE HOOK Current anti-social behaviour policies continue to fail victims, says support charity ASB Help 18 months on from the introduction of a power designed to support victims of persistent anti-social behaviour in England and Wales and those people are still being fundamentally failed

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Stalking not taken Seriously

“There very soon comes a time in stalking/harassment crime when SOMEONE has to do SOMETHING PRACTICAL to intervene. Only they don’t.” ‘Elaine’ of Bristol We receive a whole variety of stories through our survey which is unsurprising given the breadth of anti-social behaviour. Of great concern, however, are two very similar stories we have read

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