Community Safety & Reducing Reoffending

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Community Safety & Reducing Reoffending 2017-02-15T15:41:29+00:00

Aberdeenshire is the safest place in Scotland

Safer and stronger communities and reducing reoffending were identified as national priorities for inclusion in Aberdeenshire’s Single Outcome Agreement 2013-2023.  More information about Community Safety and Community Justice follows below.

Community Justice Partnership
For updates and information about the work of the Aberdeenshire Community Justice Partnership to reduce reoffending please click here.

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Community Safety
Actions being progressed across Aberdeenshire include:

  • Specific initiatives such as conflict resolution in schools, Street Sports and Global Rock Challenge aimed at reducing Anti-Social Behaviour and offending
  • Supporting the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service to deliver Home Fire Safety Visits, to reduce the risk of fires in vulnerable people’s homes
  • Safe Drive Stay Alive – an initiative aimed at secondary school pupils to reduce road collisions
  • Free Car Seat Safety Clinics across Aberdeenshire, to ensure car seats are fitted correctly

Membership of the Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership

Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership

Chair: Doug Milne, Area Manager (Garioch), Aberdeenshire Council

Lead Officer: Cheryl Smith, Community Safety Team Leader, Aberdeenshire Council

Partners: Aberdeenshire Council, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, NHS Grampian, Elected Members, Local Community Safety Group Representative, Scottish Prison Service, Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership, Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action

Local Community Safety Groups across Aberdeenshire work together to improve community safety at a local level.

For more information on Community Safety in Aberdeenshire and the work of the Local Community Safety Groups please visit: www.aberdeenshirecommunitysafety.org.uk