The ASB, Crime and Policing Act 2014 introduced the Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Case Review which is a process to give victims and communities of persistent anti-social behaviour the ability to requesting a review of their ASB case.
For the purpose of the ASB Case Review, Anti-Social Behaviour is defined as:
An ASB Case Review is a process designed to make sure that all the relevant agencies, which may include the Council, police, health providers and/or social housing, work together and decide whether any further action can be taken to try and resolve the issue. It will also ensure that all that can be done is being done.
The ASB Case Review does not replace the complaints procedures for Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, or your opportunity to complain to the Local Government Ombudsman or the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) if you are unhappy about the service you have received.
You should ask for an ASB Case Review if:
The ASB Case Review can be requested if you have:
Complete our online form:
Or write to:
ASB Case Review
Communities Team (Safe)
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils
131 High Street
Needham Market IP6 8DL
More information on the Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Case Review, which is also referred to the Community Trigger, can be found in the information leaflet.
The ASB Case Review request form is a very detailed and you will be asked to provide details of:
When you submit a request for an Anti-social Behaviour (ASB) Case Review; the Council will respond to you within 3 working days confirming that the request has been received. You will then be notified in writing in 10 working days if the threshold has been met.
If your case does not qualify for an ASB Case Review, we will contact you to tell you why.
If the threshold is met, the Council will co-ordinate the request to partner agencies who have been involved in the case to participate in a Review Panel, to be held within 10 working days.
We will let you know the outcome of the ASB Case Review and the recommendations within 10 working days of the meeting.
If you disagree with the outcome of the ASB Case Review, you can appeal in writing within 21 days of receiving the outcome.