Crime prevention and community safety

One of the Council's priorities is to create safer communities. These pages contain information on the range of services helping to achieve this.

Antisocial behaviour and nuisance

Help and advice for identifying and dealing with antisocial behaviour.


How Closed Circuit television (CCTV) is a powerful tool in improving community safety, reducing anti-social behaviour and the fear of crime for local people and increasing resilience to emergency and critical incidents.

Community safety

Information about the Calderdale Community Safety Partnership, a multi agency partnership working to make our district safer.

Community Safety Wardens

Community Wardens provide high profile foot patrols in residential areas of the Borough as well as a range of services to make our streets and public spaces cleaner and safer.

Have a safe night out

Information helping to ensure Calderdale is a great place to enjoy a safe night out.

Preparing for emergencies

The chances of your family being caught up in an emergency are low but, just in case, every family needs to plan for what might happen in the event of an emergency such as a flood or fire. Prepare now!


Prevent is part of the UK's counter terrorism strategy. It aims to prevent people from supporting violent extremism and terrorism in all its forms.

Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO)

The Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) are intended to replace the current Designated Public Place Orders (DPPO) and the Dog Control Orders (DCO) currently in force.

Safe places scheme

The Safe Places Scheme aims to increase the safety and confidence of vulnerable people when they visit Halifax town centre

Step forward

Step Forward is a service for children and young people. It will support you if you are a victim of crime, abuse, threats or bullying.