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Types of anti-social behaviour

We will record all reports of anti-social behaviour (ASB) but can only take action where the council can investigate, gather evidence and independently witness unreasonable ASB.

We may share some information with our trusted partners where necessary to prevent crime and disorder, but this will be held securely and will not be provided to members of the public. Reporting anonymously will restrict feedback.

In an emergency dial 999 if you think there is an immediate threat to life or property.

If it is not an emergency call 101 if it doesn’t require an immediate police response, or the crime has already taken place.

Drugs

Drug dealing is an illegal offence and should be reported to the police.

Call 999 in an emergency i.e. if the offender is still in the area.

Report it online to the local police by going to report-it.org.uk or call 101 to make a non-emergency report to the police.

To report anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

If you are under 18 and have a drink or drug problem, or you are worried about someone that has, please contact Islington Young People’s Drug and Alcohol service (IYPDAS). Friends or family can also contact this service for support and information.

We will investigate complaints of drug odour and drug use from properties.

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Fly-tipping, graffiti and dog fouling

If you are requesting removal or clean up of rubbish, graffiti, dog fouling or overflowing bins, you can you report it by:

  • using the Clean Islington app. Available for free for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone via app stores
  • online through My eAccount
  • calling 020 7527 2000. 

If you have information about who is causing this types of offence, we can investigate the matter and take enforcement action if there is evidence to support this. Fines can vary from £100 to £400. Offenders can also be prosecuted in court with unlimited fines. 

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Fraud and distraction burglary

Fraud and distraction burglary are both illegal offences which should be reported to the police.  

Call 999 in an emergency i.e. if the offender is still in the area or there is a treat to life.

Report it online to the local police by going to report-it.org.uk or call 101 to make a non-emergency report to the police.

If you have recently been effected by a scam or distraction burglary and want to know more about how to protect yourself by spotting, stopping and reporting distraction burglary, please contact us.

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Hate crime

Please visit Hate crime page for more information.

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Inconsiderate behaviour

Islington is a vibrant and busy borough with bustling nightlife. However, if rowdy groups or drunken behaviour is affecting you or disturbing the enjoyment of your home at unreasonable hours, please report it.

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Prostitution and related activity

Prostitution is an illegal offence and should be reported to the police.

Call 999 in an emergency i.e. if the offender is still in the area, someone has been injured or there is a risk to life.

Call 101 to make a non-emergency report to the police.

To report anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Street drinking

Our Nightsafe Patrol Service will have the capability to respond to a wide range of night time issues, such as drinking in the street.

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Street population, rough sleeping and begging

Please visit working with the street population page for more information.

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