Safer Plymouth

Safer Plymouth, our community safety partnership, helps agencies to work together to improve the safety of our residents.

Members of the Safer Plymouth Partnership

  • Devon and Cornwall Police
  • Devon and Cornwall Probation Trust
  • Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue
  • NHS Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Plymouth City Council
  • The Police and Crime Commissioner

Community and voluntary sector representatives

  • Neighbourhood Watch
  • Plymouth University
  • Plymouth University Students Union
  • Victim Support
  • Zebra Collective

Our top priorities

  • Reducing the gap in crime between the neighbourhoods with the highest crime and the city average
  • Tackling domestic violence and abuse and ensuring quality services
  • Tackling sexual violence, assault and exploitation
  • Reducing violence with injury
  • Tackling hate crime and hidden harm
  • Reducing domestic burglary, theft of and from motor vehicles and robbery
  • Reducing offending/reoffending
  • Reducing anti-social behaviour
  • Preventing violent extremism
  • Tackling emerging crime at the earliest opportunity
  • Finding new and meaningful ways to engage and interact with communities and identity groups about crime and disorder and community safety.

Plymouth City Council Lead Officer - Matt Garrett, telephone 01752 307720

Download Safer Plymouth Plan 2018-2020 [PDF, 3.4MB]

Download Domestic Homicide Review [PDF, 1.3MB]

Download Community Safety Strategic Assessment 2016 to 2017 [PDF, 1.1MB]

Download Public Spaces Protection Order - Stonehouse [PDF, 318KB]

The following are DPPOs which have converted to PSPOs under the new legislation.

The provisions of these are that:

If a constable or authorised person reasonably believes that a person is, or has been, consuming intoxicating liquor in a DPPO (now a PSPO) or intends to consume intoxicating liquor in such a place.

The constable or authorised person may require the person concerned:

  • Not to consume in that place anything which is, or which the constable or authorised person reasonably believes to be, intoxicating liquor
  • To surrender anything in his possession which is, or which the constable or authorised person reasonably believes to be, intoxication liquor or a container for such liquor (other than a sealed container)
  • A constable or authorised person may dispose of anything surrendered to him in such manner as he considers appropriate
  • A person who fails without reasonable excuse to comply with a requirement imposes on him commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale
  • A constable or authorised person who imposes a requirement on a person shall inform the person concerned that failing without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirement is an offence

Download Public Spaces Protection Order - City Centre and Stonehouse [PDF, 347KB]

Download Public Spaces Protection Order - Devonport [PDF, 484KK]

Download Public Spaces Protection Order - North Hill [PDF, 284KB]

Download Public Spaces Protection Order - Freedom Fields [PDF, 74KB]

Download Public Spaces Protection Order - Mutley Plain [PDF, 259KB]

Download Public Spaces Protection Order - Tothill [PDF, 311KB]