Changes In Reporting Anti Social Behaviour in Sheffield

On Thursday 1 February, there will be important changes to the way Sheffield residents report antisocial behaviour issues.

From this date, you will need to report certain antisocial behaviour issues, such as noise nuisance, non-hate crime related graffiti and lost, stray or barking dogs, to Sheffield City Council, not to South Yorkshire Police. You can do this by calling 0114 2734567 or visiting sheffield.gov.uk/asb

A full breakdown of antisocial behaviour issues and whose responsibility these are can be found below:

South Yorkshire Police

 

Sheffield City Council

 

Begging

 

Abandoned vehicles / parking issues

 

Dealing/taking drugs & drinking alcohol in the street

 

Dead animals

 

Gangs and youths drinking in parks

 

Dog fouling

 

Harassment or intimidation

 

Fly posting

 

Fly-tipping (seen happening now)

 

Dumped, fly-tipped waste

(nobody present)

 

Hate Crime related graffiti (motivated by prejudice or intolerance towards an individual’s nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, identity, sexual orientation or disability)

 

Graffiti (General Not Hate Crime related)

 

Misuse of fireworks

 

Syringes or needles

 

Dangerous, out of control dogs

 

Lost, stray or barking dogs

 

Threatening or violent neighbour disputes

 

Noise disputes, nuisance or

DIY related noise

 

Prostitution and indecent behaviour

 

Syringes or needles

 

Vandalism

 

Littering

 

Suspicious vehicles

 

 

 

Hoax calls to emergency services

 

 

 

 

From 1 February, if you call the Council 0114 2734567 number out of standard office hours to report concerns for vulnerable adults and children, and matters relating to homeless people, you will be dealt with by a Sheffield City Council call-handler, not a Police call-handler.

For more information on reporting antisocial behaviour issues, and the responsibility of Sheffield City Council and South Yorkshire Police from 1 February, please visit sheffield.gov.uk/asb or southyorks.police.uk/101