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Priorities 2022-25

The Community Safety Partnership (CSP), will work together to make both East and Mid Devon safe places in which to live, work and visit.

The CSP uses analytical data gathered within the Devon Strategic Assessment and the Devon and Cornwall Peninsula Crime and Disorder Strategic Assessment to help identify key trends and hotspots of crime and disorder.  It was acknowledged within both reports that crime in general is falling year on year but there are different types of crime coming to the fore such as cyber-crime and fraud, and others where recent media exposure has increased public confidence to report, such as domestic and sexual crimes.

More information about the strategic assessments and priorities can be found at the Safer Devon Partnership webpages -

As a result of assessment and consultation our priorities will be as follows:

East & Mid Devon Community Safety Partnership

 Community Safety three year plan 2022/25.  Our focus will be on:

A Trauma Informed Awareness approach will be applied to all the following themes -

 Violent Crime

  • Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence & Abuse
  • Street Safety (including street drinking)
  • Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking
  • Violence Against Women & Girls

  Youth and Community Risk and Vulnerability

  • Community Wellbeing (including Mental Health issues)
  • Exploitation
  • Prevent (of extremist views)
  • Hate Crime
  • Anti-social Behaviour

 Projects will look to cover the following

  • Continued Partnership working with other Devon CSPs to consider joint project working and funding applications.
  • Training and awareness raising for staff and practitioners on the Trauma Informed Approach and other community safety priority areas.
  • Supporting communities and organisations to be more aware of community safety priorities and their role in tackling these as a joint approach, and supporting funding bids.
  • Work will include resilience building for children and young people across all themes.
  • Responding to the Violent Crime Act responsibilities.
  • Continuing work around reducing violence towards women and girls.
  • Lower level mental health needs to build support/capacity before crisis.


The CSP will remain aware and vigilant of emerging threats and local priorities within our communities, and respond in a positive, proactive way.





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