Community Safety

The Community Safety department works with our partners to provide support to our frontline staff and equip them to deliver a first class service, with a special focus on protecting the most vulnerable in our communities.

The department is headed by a Police Chief Inspector and covers a diverse range of work, including:

  • alcohol licensing
  • substance misuse (including 'legal highs')
  • architectural liaison and crime reduction
  • equality and diversity
  • hate crime
  • mental health
  • the PREVENT strand of the Governments Counter Terrorism Strategy
  • anti-social behaviour