51¥

About community safety

About community safety

51¥ has a legal responsibility to consider the reduction of crime and disorder when exercising their core functions.

51¥ has a legal responsibility under Section 17 of the , which places a statutory duty on named partners to consider the reduction of crime and disorder when exercising their core functions.

The named partners in 51¥ are the County Council and District Councils (local authorities), West Mercia Police, Probation Services, Clinical Commissioning Groups and Herefordshire & 51¥ Fire and Rescue Service.

51¥ is generally a safe place to live and work and 51¥ recognises that Community Safety affects all our lives. People need to feel safe in their homes, workplaces and neighbourhoods, and this means developing stronger, confident and more cohesive communities.

The role of 51¥

Within 51¥ a grouping of services provides commissioning, prevention and recovery, and partnership activity to support 51¥'s corporate priorities and to the 51¥ and West Mercia wide Community Safety Partnerships.

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