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Community Safety Partnership
Medway's Community Safety Partnership
(CSP) was formed in 1998 in response to the Crime and
Disorder Act 1998 which places a duty on the council, the
police and other public agencies to form a crime and disorder
Medway CSP works to make Medway a safer place to live, work and
visit. Together partners work together to develop and implement
strategies to protect the various communities of Medway and to help
people feel safe. Have your say on the next
Community Safety Partnership Plan.
The various agencies involved in the CSP work out local
approaches to deal with a wide range of issues including
anti-social behaviour, drug or alcohol abuse and
The partnership consists of:
Prior to November 2012 the Kent Police Authority was also a
statutory member of the partnership. However they were replaced by
Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC). Commissioners, unlike police
authorities, are not responsible authorities under the Crime and
Disorder Act 1998. However, the PCC and CSP must have regard to
each other’s priorities within their plans. This encourages joint
working on mutual priorities, and ensures that the PCC's priorities
are tackled at the local level, and the CSP priorities are
reflected and resourced.
To read more about the priorities for the CSP over the next year
please see the 2013-16 Community Safety Plan, and Action Plan, and
also the Kent Police and Crime Plan.
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