Sunday, 16 June 2019

About Us

The Safer Hastings Partnership  aims to reduce crime, disorder/anti-social behaviour and associated fear.

The Safer Hastings Partnership (SHP) consists of six statutory partners;

Hastings Borough Council
Sussex Police
East Sussex County Council
Hastings & Rother Clinical Commissioning Group
East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service
Surrey & Sussex Probation Service

Additionally non-statutory partners in the SHP include:

The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner 
Hastings Magistrates Courts representative
Hastings Community Network
Amicus Horizon Housing Association

The SHP has to produce a Community Safety Plan and provide updates  of its activities to tackle the priorities is has identified  in is annaul plan.

For 2016-17  It will be focusing on-

  • Alcohol Related Violent Crime and Disorder - Action should be taken to reduce the likelihood of people living, studying or visiting the town becoming the victim of alcohol related violence
  • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence - Victims should be encouraged to report incidents and it should be ensured that effective help and support is available to them
  • Substance Misuse - To change the behaviour and life chances of substance misusers, many of whom are members of the street community and their behaviour can have a big impact on the wider community
  • Reducing Re-Offending - Managing prolific offenders is key to reducing crime.
  • Anti-Social Behaviour and Hate Crime - We must encourage reporting and support high risk and vulnerable victims.
  • Environmental Crime - Tackling issues like littering, dog fouling and graffiti is important to most people in Hastings.
  • Road Safety - Crashes involving death and serious injury have increased.
  • Prevent Strategy - Raise awareness of the need to identify and support those who have been radicalised or who are susceptible to radicalisation

Our Partners