What is Anti Social Behaviour?

Antisocial behaviour is behaving in a way that is causing or is likely to result in alarm, intimidation or distress. It can include a sequence of activities that has these results. It cannot be a single isolated incident. It can include actions by visitors, not just the flat occupants themselves. It must affect another person in another household. 

So antisocial behaviour can include:

  • excessive noise
  • rubbish dumping and animal nuisance
  • vandalism, property damage and graffiti
  • rowdy behaviour such as shouting, swearing and fighting
  • harassment
  • intimidating behavior – threats, verbal abuse or actual violence
  • criminal behaviour such as drug dealing