Stalking Protection Orders – a step in the right direction to tackle stalking within the United Kingdom:

Harassment can be defined as: “the act of systematic and/or continued, unwanted and annoying actions of one party or a group, including threats and demands”. There are many types of anti-social behaviour within the category of harassment, with one of them being stalking. Stalking can be defined as unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual

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NEWS RELEASE: SAFETY NET FAILING VICTIMS

Agencies Ignore Victims of Anti-Social Behaviour at their Peril Legislation is ignored and victims of anti-social behaviour continue to be held at arm’s length, a new report finds. Work undertaken by charity ASB Help identifies numerous failing with the Community Trigger, also called the ASB Case Review, introduced as part of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime

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PCC promotion of the Community Trigger

What have Police and Crime Commissioners got to do with anti-social behaviour? Well, we would suggest they have quite a lot to do with it!  Firstly, when they run for this elected post, they speak out about how they will help victims of both crime and anti-social behaviour.  They also speak out about helping vulnerable

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Victims being Failed

“Stalking victims being failed, say watchdogs” (BBC on 5th July 2017) “Bijan Ebrahimi: Police ‘failed’ murdered man for years.” (BBC on 5th July 2017) There is a familiar theme here in these 2 reports that came out last week.  One report was published by the Independent Police Complaints Commission, the other by HMIC (Her Majesty’s

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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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PRESS RELEASE: Major gaps in support for victims of anti-social behaviour

Major gaps in support for victims of antisocial behaviour, report finds Despite an estimated 8.2 million anti-social behaviour (ASB) incidents taking place each year, less than a quarter (23%) of victims of antisocial behaviour in England, and only 38% of victims in Wales have access to the support services they need, a report by the

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