The Community Trigger is a tool introduced in the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. It is designed to give members of the public the opportunity to have their case reviewed where they feel no one is dealing with the anti-social behaviour problems they are reporting.
Who can apply?
The community trigger can be used by individuals, businesses or community groups whose case meets the criteria.
To be able to use the community trigger you must meet the following criteria:
One person must have made three reports about the problem within six months.
More than one person or group must have made five reports involving the same location, culprit or problem within six months.
It doesn't matter which organisation you have reported the problem to previously, to access the community trigger: