ASBO success in Plymouth
There have been significant reductions in anti social behaviour thanks to the a team set-up in Plymouth.
Honicknowle has reported a 55% drop in anti-social behaviour in the last 12 months.
In addition Ham and Whitleigh in the last 12 months have seen a 21% drop.
The team were established in 2001 and a summary of some of the positive results achieved by the team include:
- Nearly thirty crack houses closed including the Dance Academy Night Club in Union Street.
- 55 ASBO applications since 2005 to tackle an organised youth populated gang.
- A premises closure order to deal with a property whose tenants were causing havoc and distress.
- Four ASBOs secured to keep well known drug dealers from the North West out of the City.
- Halloween and Bonfire night campaign.
To contact the unit:
ASBO Unit, Floor 2, Windsor House, Tavistock Road, Plymouth, PL6 5UF