Transcript Gosport Crime and Reduction Disorder Partnership Strategic
Strategic Summary 2014 Strategic Summary 2014 Performance Overview… 11% decrease in Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) 13% decrease in Criminal Damage 26% decrease in Alcohol & Public Place Violence Strategic Summary 2014 Performance Overview… 2% increase in Violent Crime – Nationally Police recorded violence figures are up believed due to a renewed focus on crime recording standards. 20% increase in Domestic Violence – Nationally Police recorded DV is up. Focus from PCCs nationally has led to more victims reporting. 65% increase in Child Abuse – National increase seen in reports of sexual & child abuse believed to be a result ‘Operation Yewtree’. Strategic Summary 2014 CSP Outcomes… Reducing ASB – Early Intervention – Introduction of the Early Help Hub, growth of the Supporting Families programme and development of the PAG ensures intervention & support offered at the earliest opportunity. Summer Passport Scheme – Ran for the seventh year with 341 young people participating, increase of 8% from 2013. 20% of young people working with Motiv8. Strategic Summary 2014 CSP Outcomes… Reducing Violent Crime and Domestic Abuse – Taxi Marshals – Implemented throughout periods of identified peak demand with positive feedback from the partners and public. Supports decrease in public place violence. Domestic Abuse Awareness – Delivery of awareness raising events in conjunction with White Ribbon Day & SGCD. Safer Gosport website also developed to give timely information to the public about DA & support available. Strategic Summary 2014 CSP Outcomes… Reducing Alcohol & Drug Related Offending – About Turn Project – Probation co-ordinated project supporting people affected by affected by alcohol & drug misuse. Delivered by several partners including Community Safety. Novel Psychoactive Substances – Funding secured from the PCC to provide information to parents/carers and working with Motiv8 highlight the dangers of NPS to young people through music & shared experiences. Strategic Summary 2014 CSP Outcomes… Increasing the Feeling of Safety Amongst Gosport Communities – YOUdecide – Successful funding bid to HCC with Decision day held in October 2014. Six community projects funding to the sum of £10k. The ARCs Young, Hungry & Homeless project received the most votes. Safer Gosport Community Day – Good representation from partners and residents. An engagement survey was undertaken indicating 92% of respondents feel safe in Gosport & ASB remains the highest priority for residents. Strategic Summary 2014 PESTELOM Issues… Community Safety Alliance – Forum will increase engagement & co-ordination between CSPs & PCC’s. Invitation to the Chair of CSPs to join. General Election – Set for May 2015. Change of Government could impact greatly on CSPs due to differing priorities. Community Safety Funding –Funding for CSP initiatives are applied for on a individual basis to the OPCC. Causes issues with long-term planning & responding in a timely manner to emerging CS issues. Youth Support Services – Large reduction in HCC funding to provide Youth Pods & Detached work. Potential for significant impact on young people in Gosport & increase in youth crime. Strategic Summary 2014 PESTELOM Issues… ACSO Service – Now finished in Gosport. ACSOs worked closely with the CS team primarily dealing with low-level neighbour disputes. CS to receive mediation training February 2015. Safeguarding Children – Nationally the public’s confidence in statutory services has been questioned following cases such as Rotherham. CSP likely to see increase in awareness & reporting. SafetyNet – Work undertaken in Gosport & across Hampshire with partners to increase information sharing via SafetyNet. Gosport Regeneration – Daedalus and Rowner Regeneration currently under way. Creation of new jobs but associated ASB issues in Alver Village managed through PAG. Strategic Summary 2014 PESTELOM Issues… ASB Crime & Policing Act 2014 – New legislation enacted October 2014 includes the Community Trigger & Community Remedy Menu. Potential resource implications for CSP. Hampshire Constabulary – Operation Change Programme continues. NPTs remain at similar level but TPT now operating from Fareham. Co-terminus arrangements being progressed. Probation Service – From June 2014 now 35 Probation Trusts dealing with high-risk offenders and 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies dealing with medium/low-risk offenders. Potential for impact on local delivery of IOM and About Turn project. Social Media – Throughout 2014 Safer Gosport Facebook friends has doubled and 16% increase in Twitter followers. Strategic Summary 2014 Suggested Priorities… Overarching Aim: To improve the safety of Gosport Communities Priority 1 – Reducing ASB & Violent Crime Priority 2 – Protecting Vulnerable Members of the Community Priority 3 – Tackling Drug & Alcohol Misuse Priority 4 – Supporting families & Individuals to Prevent Offending Priority 5 – Increasing the feeling of safety amongst Gosport Communities Strategic Summary 2014 Key Recommendations… CSP Board to endorse the five suggested priority areas of work. CSP Board to ensure staff attendance & engagement with the monthly Partnership Action Group. CSP Board to support & promote information sharing via SafetyNet. CSP to consider more sustainable funding solutions. Consideration to be given towards contributing to a small ring-fenced CSP budget. CSP continue to demonstrate effectiveness & increase funding opportunities through good quality project evaluation. CSP to ensure the Board is representative of partner agencies who have a vested interest in Community Safety. Consideration to be given to representatives from Social Housing & Youth Services.