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 - https://www.devon.gov.uk/emergencies/safer-devon-partnership/
For information about recent campaigns go to Safer Devon -https://saferdevon.co.uk/
In addition to the above analytical reports the CSP has taken into account feedback from members of the public via various forms of consultation.
As a result of assessment and consultation our priorities for the 12 months will be as follows:
- CSP Priorities focussing on People, Family & Community
- Sexual Violence & Domestic Violence & Abuse
- Extra-Familiar Youth Risk & Vulnerability
- Problem Drink & Drug Use
- Violent Crime
- Exploitation (including CSE, Prevent and On-line)
The CSP will be looking to provide initiatives, interventions, training, and safety messages in order to raise public and professional awareness and thereby the prevention of crimes relating to these priority areas.
All communities across East and Mid Devon will continue to receive a high standard of support from agencies within the CSP, and will be encouraged to contribute in order to achieve these objectives.