Dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour
- What is anti-social behaviour?
- What is not treated as anti-social behaviour?
- Is noise considered antisocial behaviour?
- How to report anti-social behaviour?
- Can I talk to the person involved?
- What about crimes and emergencies
- How does Gateway Housing Association deal with anti-social behaviour reports?
- What will we do?
- Can legal action be taken?
- What about confidentiality?
- Community trigger
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What is anti-social behaviour?
Rather than being a one-off incident, antisocial behaviour (ASB) usually happens over a sustained period of time. It can relate to repeated cases of (this is not an exhaustive list):
- Drug or alcohol-related nuisance, including illegal use of premises
- Pet and animal nuisance, including using animals in a threatening way
- Actual or threatened violence or physical abuse
- Sniffing volatile substances, discarding needles/drug paraphernalia, crack houses
- Indecent or offensive gestures
- Verbal abuse, intimidation, threatening behaviour or loitering
- Stalking, harassment and hate crime
- Shouting and swearing, fighting, drunken behaviour, hooliganism/loutish behaviour
- neighbourhood nuisance, including garden problems, littering and fly-tipping
- vehicle nuisance, such as abandoned cars, joyriding or reckless driving
- Anti-Social Behaviour