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).
ASB issues can also be reported to your Local Neighbourhood Police Team on 101. If you are a housing association tenant, please report any ASB to your local housing office first. If you rent your home from a private landlord or letting agency, please report any ASB to them first. Remember in the event of immediate danger please call 999
Public Spaces Protection Order - Walsall Town Centre
Walsall Council has made a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) covering Walsall Town Centre as a means to tackle on going antisocial behaviour that is having a detrimental effect on the quality of life of those who live and work in the locality. The PSPO allows the council to place prohibitions and requirements on the way in which individuals behave with in a clearly defined area.
The order is intended to ensure that the law-abiding majority can use and enjoy public spaces safely and free from antisocial behaviour. West Midlands Police are fully supportive on an order.
An unauthorised encampment arises where people are residing in a vehicle or vehicles, tents or similar structures on any land without consent. The encampment may be on council land, highway land or private land.
Environmental crime is an illegal act which can cause significant risk or harm to the environment, human health or both. Environment issues can include litter, fly tipping, dog fouling, graffiti, abandoned vehicles, dead animals, refuse collection, street cleansing, etc.
Use the links below to direct you to the correct area:
Noise from Commercial Premises
Noise and vibrations from commercial and industrial premises are dealt with by the Pollution Control Team
Streetlights and Street Signs
Electrical items such as streetlights and illuminated street signs are maintained under contract by Amey Highways. Please use the Amey Highways report form to report problems with such items.
For out of hours emergencies, please call 01922 650000 (call Amey on 0800 389 1732 for emergencies involving streetlights or illuminated street signs).
CCTV (closed circuit television) is used in Walsall to assist with the reduction of crime and the fear of crime through the operation and implementation of an efficient, effective and proactive CCTV surveillance service which provides best value for the borough.
From October 2017 the day-to-day management of the service was transferred to Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) who is an executive body of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
For further information around CCTV data requests please contact the Information Governance Team on: