Anti-Social Behaviour

What is anti-social behaviour

Anti-Social Behaviour is defined as “behaviour that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons, not of the same household”.

Forms it can take:

  • Noisy Neighbours (noise that is considered unreasonable)
  • Drunk & Disorderly
  • Harassment
  • Graffiti, Vandalism and Environmental Offences

If you are experiencing any of the above forms of anti-social behaviour please contact the following:

  • If you are a tenant of a Housing Association or your complaint relates to a tenant of a property owned by a Housing Association please contact them direct.
  • Essex Police on the 24 hour non-emergency number 101
  • Braintree District Council: Community Safety or Environmental Health
  • Victim Support

Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

The Government has set out a new approach to crime, policing and community safety. This approach includes overhauling the whole system of dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour to ensure agencies are putting the needs of victims first.