The Safer Hartlepool Partnership aims to be at the forefront of helping to reduce crime and the fear of crime across the town and does this by funding key community projects, building reassurance within the community, promoting community safety, and helping to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.
As the umbrella body of Hartlepool Borough Council, Cleveland Police, Cleveland Fire Brigade, Harbour, Housing Hartlepool, Hartlepool Youth Offending Team, Durham Tees Valley Probation Trust, Safe In Tees Valley, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group, and the Police and Crime Commissioner For Cleveland as well as other service providers and key support agencies, the Safer Hartlepool Partnership works towards a Crime, Disorder, Substance Misuse and Reducing Re-offending Strategy (2011-2014) which sets out its priorities in these key areas.
The Safer Hartlepool Partnership Vision:
- Reduce acquisitive crime - specifically domestic burglary and theft
- Reduce violent crime - including domestic violence and abuse
- Alcohol treatment - delivery of the alcohol strategy
- Reduce drug dealing and supply
- Reduce anti-social behaviour - including links to private rented properties and alcohol related young person anti-social behaviour
- Reduce criminal damage - specifically damage to homes
- Promote community confidence and cohesion
- Prevent and reduce offending, re-offending and the risk of offending