Anti social behaviour

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1. Anti social behaviour

Anti social behaviour is virtually any intimidating, nuisance, inconsiderate or threatening activity that affects your quality of life.

Examples include:

  • rowdy, nuisance, drunken or inconsiderate behaviour
  • noise
  • vandalism
  • graffiti
  • fly posting
  • dog fouling
  • litter and fly tipping rubbish
  • setting off fireworks late at night
  • abandoned vehicles

Anti social behaviour doesn't just make life unpleasant but it has a negative effect on people's lives. Together with our partner agencies such as the police, probation service and Devon Youth Service we are committed to tackling such behaviour.

If you are concerned that someone is a victim of anti social behaviour please visit the Victim Care website.

A Community Trigger is a route for victims and communities to request a review of their anti social behaviour case.

Reporting anti social behaviour

You can report anti social behaviour to us using the online form.


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More info about the journey

  • details of the incident, including dates and times
  • names of those involved if known

The Anti Social Behaviour Officer will contact you to discuss your concerns.

If you would like to speak to the police directly, more information is available from Devon & Cornwall Police - Local Policing

All housing associations have an officer responsible for addressing anti social behaviour and you should contact them direct.