What is anti-social behaviour?
Anti-social behaviour is a negative form of behaviour that can cause alarm, distress or harassment to another person. It can be caused by people of all ages and from different backgrounds, it is not just confined to young people.
Some examples of anti-social behaviour are listed below;
- Litter, rubbish and fly-tipping
- Abandoned vehicles
- Nuisance neighbours, intimidation and harassment
- Rowdy behaviour
- Street drinking
- Aggressive begging
- Crack houses and drug dealing
- Prostitution and kerb crawling
- Graffiti and vandalism
What can I do about anti-social behaviour?
Report the issues to:
- Staffordshire Police
- South Staffordshire Council
Keep record of any incidents you see, including dates, times and the people involved. The more evidence given, the more we can do about the problem.
The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, includes new powers to help tackle ASB
The following tools and powers were introduced in 2014 to address anti-social behaviour. These include:
- Community Trigger
- Community Protection Notice
- Public Spaces Protection Order
- Closure Power
- Dispersal Power
- Community Remedy
- Civil Injunctions
- Criminal Behaviour Order
For more information on the new powers.
If you would like any information on how South Staffordshire Council respond to a complaint of anti-social behaviour, or to report any anti-social behaviour, please see the contact details below for South Staffordshire Council.
|Agency to Help||Contact Telephone Number||Type of Behaviour|
All non-emergency calls to Staffordshire Police ring 101
In an emergency dial 999
101 (non emergency)
Rowdy/ nuisance behaviour including:
|South Staffordshire Council||
|Registered Social Landlord or South Staffordshire Council||
South Staffordshire Council 01902 696000
South Staffordshire Housing Association 0800 096 8690
Accord Housing Association 0300 111 7000
|Noisy Neighbours and neighbour disputes|
The Community Safety Team