Community safety partnerships (CSPs) are statutory partnerships of organisations who work together in an area to reduce:
CSPs prepare strategic assessments and deliver Partnership Plans. CSPs also work collaboratively with other partnerships and organisations, including the third sector.
The following responsible authorities make up Preston CSP:
The partnership has a shared understanding of community safety issues affecting individuals, families and communities in the city. This has been strengthened by the latest, consultation and analysis, including the strategic assessment 2018, which will be published later this year.
Preparing a strategic assessment is a requirement for all 14 district CSPs in Lancashire to identify community safety issues in the county and provide a profile for each district to aid local, strategic decision making.
In 2018, the CSP reviewed and updated its three year Partnership Plan. The outcomes from its actions will be measured and reported throughout the year and we will keep it under regular review.
The plan includes actions for each of the priorities identified by the partnership from the strategic assessment.
We have agreed to deliver multi-agency actions across each priority to address causing factors, reduce crimes and anti-social behaviour, reduce the harm caused to those affected, support victims and their families and reduce reoffending.
The priorities for Preston CSP are to reduce:
A copy of thecan be downloaded here.
Preston Community Safety Partnership supports local and national campaigns and events which are organised by our partners to raise awareness and provide information about community safety issues.
2017-18 sets out how we will work together to address the community safety priorities for Lancashire.
It is owned by the Lancashire Public Service Board, as the Community Safety Strategy Group, which brings together representatives from the responsible authorities to set the strategic direction and coordinate partnership activity to tackle crime and disorder.
Partnership plans are tailored to local need and are developed and delivered by local Community Safety Partnerships (CSPs).