Community safety strategic priorities

Community Safety Glasgow (CSG) is a charity organisation with two members, Glasgow City Council and The Scottish Police Authority. CSG works in partnership with a broad range of other agencies and services including all organisations within Glasgow City Council, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, as well as a wide range of third sector organisations across the City.

CSG operates with four strategic priorities with the aim of creating a 'safer, cleaner better Glasgow':

Priority 1 - Improving community safety  

 achieved through activities, such as:

  • examining public space CCTV recordings and disseminating to Police Scotland
  • community safety patrols and incident logging
  • responding to security incidents


Priority 2 - Reducing environmental incivility

achieved through activities, such as:

  • managing the Clean Glasgow campaign
  • recruitment of 'neighbourhood improvement' volunteers to clean up neighbourhoods
  • removing grafitti
  • issuing penalties for littering and dog fouling


Priority 3 - Reducing offending and antisocial behaviour

achieved through activities, such as:

  • handling antisocial behaviour and mediation enquiries
  • responding to noise calls and visiting premises
  • receiving and managing social work community payback referrals
  • supporting persistent offenders through Choice Works programme


Priority 4 - Supporting victims of gender-based violence

achieved through activities, such as:

  • supporting victims of domestic abuse
  • providing harm reduction interventions for women involved in prostitution
  • supporting victims of traficking for commercial sexual exploitation


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