Community Safety Partnership (CSP)

Who is involved?

The Community Safety Partnership (CSP) includes:

As well many local community and voluntary groups.

How we work with other groups

Our Strategic Lead - Responsible Authorities Group (RAG)

We regularly meet with the Responsible Authorities Group (RAG) to review the strategic action plan, identify and review progress against our priorities. We tackle anything blocking the delivery of our priorities and encourage information sharing between agencies.

The RAG meets every three months and includes:

  • Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC)
  • Hertfordshire Constabulary
  • Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS)
  • East and North Herts Clinical Commissioning Group (ENHCCG)
  • National Probation Service (NPS)
  • BeNCH Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC)
  • Hertfordshire County Council (HCC)
  • County Community Safety Unit (CCSU)

There is a Designated Liaison Officer who ensures legislation is adhered to and the information sharing requirements are complied with.

Operational and Problem Solving - Joint Agency Group (JAG)

The JAG is responsible for delivering on the action plan, and reports back to us on progress with actions. They work with different agencies to tackle any issues raised.

The JAG meets every six weeks and includes:

  • Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (Street Wardens, Licencing, Planning, PAL Landlord Accreditation, Environmental Health, Town Centres, Private Sector Housing, Risk and Resilience, Youth and Sports Partnerships, ASB Team and Housing Needs)
  • Emergency Services (Police, Fire Service, East and North Herts NHS Trust)
  • Voluntary Providers (Mind in Mid Herts, Spectrum CGL, Resolve, YMCA)
  • Hertfordshire County Council (Targeted Youth Support Team, Trading Standards)
  • Other Agencies (Paradigm Housing, BeNCH, University of Hertfordshire)

Other groups we work with

  • ASB Forum
  • Domestic Abuse Forum
  • Task and Finish Groups
  • Youth Action Panel