Crime and safety

In the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack; run, hide, tell.

To help parents and carers talk to children about such incidents, a simple guide has been produced offering practical advice to follow.  

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is urging people to stay safe from accidental fires in the garden if using barbecues or chimineas over the summer.

Hate crime is defined as ‘Any incident which may or may not constitute a criminal offence which is perceived by the victim or any other person as being motivated by prejudice or hate.

If you've witnessed or been the victim of crime, you can report it to Merseyside Police through their website.

Anti-social behaviour is persistent behaviour which causes you to feel alarmed, frightened or distressed.

PSPOs deal with a particular nuisance in a defined public space where this is having a negative impact on the quality of life for those in that public space.

Domestic abuse is any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.

The Community Trigger is a process which allows members of the community to ask the Knowsley Community Safety Partnership (“the Partnership”) to review how they have responded to reports of anti-social behaviour.

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