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Community safety unit

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 gave statutory responsibility to local authorities, the police and key partners to work together in order to reduce crime and disorder in their communities. The Community Safety Unit at Thanet District Council work across the diverse communities and partnerships within Thanet to improve neighbourhoods and reduce crime and Anti-Social Behaviour. We facilitate […]


Thanet District Council has a closed circuit television system to help provide a safer community for everyone by; reducing the fear of crime detecting and reducing levels of crime. protecting property and deterring vandalism. helping to catch those who commit crime or public order offences. Safeguarding the most vulnerable. The camera network is recorded 24 […]

Safeguarding policy

Information about the Safeguarding Policy Safeguarding, in its broadest sense, is defined as ‘To protect from harm’. Thanet District Council has a number of duties to safeguard children, vulnerable adults which also extends to domestic abuse, exploitation, radicalisation, forced marriage, trafficking and modern slavery. The council works with Kent County Council, primarily, as well as […]

Alcohol Public Spaces Protection Order – PSPO

A PSPO order to deter anti-social street drinking in Thanet has been approved On 16th November 2023, Cabinet members from Thanet council approved plans to extend a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) across the whole isle – with the exception of Monkton and Acol. This PSPO restricts carrying and consuming alcohol which is causing, or […]

Thanet Community Safety Partnership

In 1998 it was identified by the then government that in order to effectively tackle crime and disorder agencies needed to work together to tackle identified issues collectively. Community Safety Partnership’s (CSP’s) formerly Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRP’s) were set up to be the conduit between different agencies and organisations both statutory and voluntary. We […]

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