Edition: Summer 2021
The Horsham District currently enjoys some of the lowest levels of anti-social behaviour in West Sussex.
However, we are all too aware of the massive impact that such behaviour can have on the lives of those who are affected.
Our Community Safety team takes this very seriously and works quickly to try to address problems as they arise.
As one of a number of key partners charged with seeking to reduce anti-social behaviour, we work collaboratively, and can put in place a range of measures to tackle the issues including establishing multiagency meetings with agencies such as the police, housing providers, Neighbourhood Watch, Parish Councils, youth workers and the County Council, in order to determine what is causing the issues and what needs to be done.
This often results in increased police and warden patrols and working with young people and adults to address behaviour. We also make site visits and undertake visual audits to identify whether physical intervention is needed such as removing graffiti, cutting back vegetation to improve sightlines, or putting up signs telling people how they can report issues. Some cases of anti-social behaviour can be addressed fairly quickly but others are more involved and may take a while to remedy.
If you are being affected by antisocial behaviour you can report it to the Community Safety team via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report anti-social behaviour
You can also report anti-social behaviour to Sussex Police online or call 101 for non-emergency reporting or 999 in an emergency.
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