"The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 places new obligations on local authorities, the police, police authorities, health authorities and probation committees to co-operate in the development and implementation of a strategy for tackling crime and disorder in their area ."
The main aim of the Act is to reduce levels of crime and disorder. To advance this aim, the Act and the guidance sets out a number of key objectives.
Bringing together in partnership, representatives of the "responsible authorities" (Police and Local Authority); and statutory consultees, (Police Authority, Health Authority and Probation Committee) to effectively drive forward the work on tackling local Crime and Disorder.
Placing responsibilities on the Police and Local Authority to jointly conduct and publish an audit of local crime and disorder. To consult locally on the basis of audit findings.
To develop and implement a local Crime and Disorder Reduction Strategy based on the priority findings of the audit and the comments and views generated from the consultation.
Set up mechanisms for the Audit and Strategy to be monitored and evaluated annually and for the whole process to be repeated every three years.
Crime & Disorder Reduction Strategy
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Progress in Wrexham County Borough
Identifying Priority Options 2002-05
Outline Strategic Structure
Addressing the Priority Options 2002-05
1 Wrexham Crime & Disorder Reduction - Strategic Structure
2 Details of Strategic Structure