Tag Community Trigger

One Year On – Trigger Thoughts

Today marks the one year anniversary of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 coming into force. Legislation that promised a louder voice for victims and swifter respite from the effects of anti-social behaviour. A year ago I asked whether, with reference to the Community Trigger or Anti-social Behaviour Case Review, we would all become

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Community Trigger works

During initial investigations and door to door enquiries made by partner agencies, most residents felt too intimidated or frightened to formally report incidents. Gloucestershire Council and Police South Gloucestershire Council got a closure order on a property after receiving lots of complaints of anti-social behaviour (ASB) by a nuisance family. Residents activated the Community Trigger and

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Passed from Pillar to Post

The police refused to get involved and passed us to the council who juggled us back and forth between departments. ‘Leanne’ of Redditch ‘Leanne’ and her partner were Council tenants. They suffered extensive, targeted anti-social behaviour. This included loud noise at all hours, inappropriate shouting out the window, hate crime and accusations of ‘targeting” him

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Effective Support for Anti-Social Behaviour Victims

Today we are launching a new report looking at Victim Support’s work with the victims of anti-social behaviour. ASB Help Report Effective Support November 2014 The aim of this research was to establish the availability of Victim Support services across the country and to gain an understanding of the nature of the support available. We

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