Crime prevention

Advice on making your home secure and information on Council initiatives designed to reduce crime and improve safety in your neighbourhood.

Antisocial behaviour and nuisance

Antisocial behaviour is defined as Acting in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household'. This may include people drinking in the street, persistent security alarms, noise from neighbours, vandalism or cars parked illegally.


Closed-circuit television (CCTV) is in use throughout Calderdale and a Code of Practice ensures that data protection principles are complied with.

Community safety

Calderdale Council's approach to achieving the targets set out in the 1998 Crime and Disorder Act.

Home security

Advice and guidance on securing your home so you feel less vulnerable and reduce the chance of becoming a victim of crime.

Park rangers

Our parks and cemeteries are patrolled by Park Rangers who help to maintain the areas so visitors have a clean, safe and enjoyable experience.

Useful links

Links to external web sites which offer a wealth of information and advice on preventing crime, reducing antisocial behaviour and staying safe.

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