Community Trigger

The Community Trigger is designed to make sure that we work together to try and resolve complaints about antisocial behaviour, giving victims and communities the right to require action is taken where an ongoing problem has not been addressed.

The Trigger helps us and you by making sure that no-one suffering the effects of antisocial behaviour falls through the net. It will also ensure that all that can be done, is being done.

The Community Trigger can be used when you have complained to the London Borough of Bexley, the police and/or a registered housing provider or other relevant agency on three or more occasions about separate incidents in the last six months and you consider that no action has been taken by relevant agencies.

The antisocial behaviour must have been reported within one month of the alleged behaviour and the application to use the Trigger made within six months of the report of antisocial behaviour.

The Trigger cannot be used to report general acts of crime, including hate crime and does not replace the complaints procedures of individual organisations.

Complete the Community Trigger form

Your application form will be assessed and you will receive an initial response within seven working days.

Annual returns

Annual returns of Community Trigger applications In accordance with Section 104 (9) Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. The following annual details are published in relation to the use of the Community Trigger at London Borough of Bexley.

April 2020 to March 2021

  • number received: 3
  • number where the criteria were not met: 3
  • number of case reviews carried out: 0
  • number of case reviews that resulted in recommendations being made: 2¬†