Terms such as nuisance', disorder' and harassment' are also used to describe some of this behaviour.Examples include: A legal definition of antisocial behaviour is found in the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.Further details of antisocial behaviour levels both nationally and in your local area can be found on the Crime Mapper.Antisocial behaviour is unacceptable and is one of our key priorities.It can take place in the street in the form of rowdy and intimidating groups, antisocial drinking or drug misuse.
He described ‘minor damage to trees and trampling of plants underfoot’ by ‘large groups of children’ as ‘slightly intimidating to elderly neighbours’ and said the council would be informed about any subsequent damage.
If you feel agencies have not taken effective action to resolve antisocial behaviour in your community and the matter cannot be resolved through their normal complaints procedure you can complain through the Community Safety Partnership.
While we accept that everyone has a right to their chosen lifestyle sometimes the behaviour of others disturbs or distresses us.
West Midlands Police has moved to reassure parents their young children would not face Asbos.
Supt Kevin Doyle said the letter was ‘a general reminder’ and ‘not aimed at any family in particular’.