Statutory Responsibilities

The 1998 Crime and Disorder Act and other subsequent legislation places a number of legal duties on Community Safety Partnerships to:

  • promote collaborative partnership working and information sharing with responsible authorities
  • commission and implement a strategic assessment and partnership plan for the reduction of crime and disorder in the area
  • reduce re-offending
  • commission and approve Domestic Homicide Reviews

We also co-ordinate Prevent activity (Section 26 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act).

Find out how we deliver our legal responsibilities in relation to co-ordinating Domestic Homicide Reviews and Prevent activity below:

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