Anti-social behaviour is a broad term used to describe the day-to-day incidents of crime, nuisance and disorder that make many people’s lives a misery – from damage to property, to public drunkenness or aggressive dogs, to noisy or abusive neighbours.
Such a wide range of behaviours means that responsibility for dealing with anti-social behaviour is shared between a number of agencies, particularly the police, councils and social landlords.
When it happens, we and other agencies will do everything we can to stop it quickly.
The police deal with:
If you are being affected by any of the antisocial behaviour above and feel there is an immediate risk then you should call 999 straight away.
If this is a continual issue and there is no immediate risk please call 101, contact the police online or visit your local police station.
Your local council deals with:
Your council's website will provide further advice on antisocial behaviour:
Bath and North East Somerset Council
Bristol City Council
North Somerset Council
South Gloucestershire Council
Mendip District Council
Sedgemoor District Council
South Somerset District Council
Taunton Deane Borough Council
West Somerset Council