The Safer Chelmsford Partnership includes representatives from:

By law, these agencies have a joint responsibility to work together to make Chelmsford a safe place to live, work and visit.

They look to address:

  • crime and disorder
  • substance misuse
  • the reduction of re-offending 

The One Chelmsford Board is the strategic group for the partnership, and meets quarterly. The group has overall strategic responsibility for delivering against the priorities. 

You can view a summary of the partnership's priorities below, or you can download the full Safer Chelmsford Partnership Strategy 2021/22

The main focus for this priority is: 

  • gangs, drugs and county lines
  • knife crime
  • high harm
  • night-time economy (NTE) disorder

The Partnership is addressing this priority by holding multi-agency intelligence sharing meetings, holding events and delivering projects and schemes.

Meetings

  • Violence and Vulnerability Operations Board
  • Behaviour Attendance Partnership
  • Community Safety Partnership Hub Tasking

Events

  • Crucial Crew
  • Parent awareness sessions
  • Nights of action

Projects and schemes

  • Purple Flag Accreditation
  • Pubwatch
  • Behave or Be Banned
  • Chelmsford SOS Bus
  • Taxi Marshals
  • Street Pastors
  • A&E data sharing
  • CCTV
  • School awareness sessions
  • StoryLab Project
  • J9 Training

The main focus for this priority is:

  • youth nuisance
  • improving communication with our residents
  • anti-social behaviour (ASB) associated with rough sleeping

The Partnership is addressing this priority by holding multi-agency intelligence sharing meetings, holding events and delivering projects and schemes.

Meetings

  • ASB Housing Forum
  • Mental Health Forum

Events

  • Days of Action

Projects and schemes 

  • Public Space Protection Order
  • Best Bar None
  • Partnership intervention hub
  • Bedding sweeps

The main focus areas for this priority are:

  • emotional health and wellbeing
  • social isolation
  • suicide prevention
  • proactive approach to those at risk of exploitation
  • hate crime
  • violence against women and girls
  • poor mental health
  • high risk domestic abuse

The Partnership is addressing this priority by holding multi-agency intelligence sharing meetings, holding events and delivering projects and schemes.

Meetings

  • Essex Safeguarding Adults Board
  • Essex Safeguarding Children Board
  • Independent Advisory Group
  • Missing and Child Exploitation Group
  • Stay Safe Group

Events

  • Older People's Safety Day

Projects and schemes 

  • Operation Henderson
  • Hate Crime Incident Reporting Centres
  • Junior Warden Scheme
  • Emergency Planning and Resilience Volunteer training

The Partnership is addressing this priority by holding events such as:

  • joint Rural Days of Action
  • rural crime prevention
  • attendance at Rural Crime Partnership

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Last updated: 26 September 2022