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Safer Walsall Partnership

Working together for a safer borough

What is Antisocial Behaviour?

Antisocial Behaviour (ASB)

Antisocial behaviour is any aggressive, intimidating or destructive activity that damages or destroys another person’s quality of life. It covers a wide range of behaviour including:

  • Environment issues (litter, fly tipping, dog fouling, graffiti etc)

  • Noise nuisance (shouting, loud music etc)

  • Intimidation and harassment (malicious phone calls etc)

  • Aggressive and threatening behaviour (making threats, using verbal or physical threats etc)

  • Violence or threat of violence against a person or property (actual criminal damage, arson, graffiti etc)

  • Hate behaviour that targets people because of perceived differences. (Any behaviour that is seen to be due to ethnicity, gender, disability, age, religion etc).