What is Anti-Social Behaviour?
Any behaviour that has caused or
was likely to cause Harassment, Alarm or Distress
to someone else is considered to be Anti-Social Behaviour.
comes in many different forms ranging from low-level nuisance to
serious harassment. It can damage people’s quality of life and
interfere with their ability to use and enjoy their home or
Everyone has the right to
live free from anti-social behaviour.
Examples of Anti-Social Behaviour
- Getting drunk in public
- Fighting in the street
- Threatening other people
- Using abusive language
- Shop lifting
- Or vandalising property
Worried about a friends behaviour?
- Signs that someone is at risk of anti-social
- missing school or being in trouble at
- stealing or shop-lifting
- having unexplained amounts of money
- mixing with a negative crowd
- using drugs and/or alcohol
- violence towards others.
Worried that you may be causing Anti-Social Behaviour?
- Be aware of the impact you can have on
others. You might feel that going around in a big gang of friends
is safer, but it might intimidate other people.
- Adults and young people have the right to
live without fear.
- Remember that if you get into trouble for
misbehaving, it can affect your chances of getting a good job late
on in life.
- Anti-Social Behaviour leads to having a record
with the Police
Keeping Children and Young People safe is everybodies