Responding to, and tackling, anti-social behaviour continues to be a key priority for all community safety partners in Derbyshire. We work together to bring to justice those causing anti-social behaviour and provide support for people affected by it.
We continually strive to provide a high level of service but recognise that there are occasions when we donít get it right first time. This is where the Community Trigger comes in.
The Community Trigger gives those affected by anti-social behaviour the right to request an anti-social behaviour case review of the response to their reports of anti-social behaviour. The Community Trigger should only be used if you think your concerns have not been dealt with or acted upon by agencies.
Concerns about individual officers or services should continue to be directed to the relevant organisationís complaints procedure and/or the ombudsman or the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
You can use the Community Trigger if:
You can apply for the Community Trigger on behalf of someone else, but you must provide their written consent alongside the application form.
A detailed explanation of the threshold for the Community Trigger is contained within the guidance notes for the Community Trigger application form.
In order to use the Community Trigger to request an anti-social behaviour case review, you must submit a completed application form.
The Community Trigger application form is available in the related documents section below, together with guidance notes to help you complete the application form.
If you require a printed copy of the Community Trigger application form or if you require further assistance with completing the Community Trigger application please contact the safer communities team, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 01283 595924.
When a completed Community Trigger application form is received we will acknowledge receipt of your request for an anti-social behaviour case review within five working days.
We will review the information you have provided to determine whether your case meets the Community Trigger threshold. If it does, an anti-social behaviour case review will take place. This will involve agencies sharing information, such as the police, housing, environmental health, social care and health providers, depending on the nature of the case. The anti-social behaviour case review will discuss the issues you raise, consider what action has already been taken and consider recommendations for additional action to resolve the problem.
We will inform you of the outcome and recommendations of the anti-social behaviour case review.
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the Community Trigger, you can lodge an appeal with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire.
We welcome the opportunity to review cases of anti-social behaviour, but Community Trigger applications may be rejected if they are thought to be prejudicial, discriminatory, malicious, unreasonable or vexatious.
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