Anti-social behaviour

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

Examples of Anti-social behaviour include:

  • Vandalism that is linked to threatening and / or offensive behaviour
  • Graffiti linked to threatening and / or offensive behaviour
  • Buying drugs on the street
  • Drinking on the street
  • Threatening or drunken behaviour
  • Setting off fireworks late at night
  • Off road motor bikes

Advice and support

The best thing to do is keep a note of when and where these incidents are happening, making sure you include any descriptions of people or vehicles involved.

How to report anti-social behaviour

Contacting Merseyside Police

In an emergency always call 999.

Reporting an emergency if you are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech impediment

  • By text phone (Typetalk) You can contact the police using Typetalk emergency line 18000.
  • By SMS text message. You can also use the Emergency SMS (ESMS) service to send an emergency text message. Before you are able to send an emergency text message you will need to register your mobile phone with the system.

Merseyside Police are also available 24/7 to deal with your non-emergency reports & enquiries. If you wish to contact Merseyside Police, for non-emergencies please call 101, report the crime online, or use the following social media channels:

Facebook : Merseyside Police CC
Twitter: @MerpolCC
Instagram: MerpolCC

Alternatively, you can report anti-social to your registered social landlord, who will also provide support and advice.

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