One of the Council's priorities is to create safer communities. These pages contain information on the range of services helping to achieve this.


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.

Have a safe night out

Stay safe, drink responsibly: simple measures for having an enjoyable but sociable Christmas.

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.

Preparing for emergencies

Every family needs to plan for what might happen in the event of an emergency, such as a flood or fire. A few minutes thinking about it now could make a big difference if the unexpected happens.

Road safety

Road safetyOn these pages you can learn how to stay safe on Calderdale's roads. There is also an overview of the work and contact details of the Calderdale Road Safety Unit.

Safe places scheme

A scheme to increase the safety and confidence of vulnerable people when they visit Halifax Town Centre.

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