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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
  1. Anti-Social Behaviour