What is Anti Social Behaviour?

What is Anti Social Behaviour ? This excerpt is taken from Wikipedia…The following list sets out what behaviour the UK police classified in 2006,  as anti-social.

In a survey conducted by University College London during May 2006, the UK was thought by respondents to be Europe’s worst country for anti-social behaviour, with 76% believing Britain had a “big or moderate problem “. Question: Is this still the same in 2013?

  • Substance misuse such as glue sniffing
  • Drinking alcohol on the streets
  • Problems related to animals such as not properly restraining animals in public places ( includes animal noise)
  • Begging
  • Prostitution related activity such as curb crawling and loitering
  • Abandoned vehicles that may or may not be stolen
  • Vehicle nuisance such as “cruises” – revving car engines, racing, wheel spinning and horn sounding.
  • Noise coming from business or industry
  • Noise coming from alarms
  • Noise coming from pubs and clubs
  • Environmental damage such as graffiti and littering
  • Inappropriate use of fireworks
  • Inappropriate use of public space such as disputes among neighbours, rowdy or inconsiderate behaviour
  • General drunken behaviour (which is rowdy or inconsiderate)
  • Hoax calls to the emergency services
  • Pubs or clubs serving alcohol after hours
  • Malicious communication
  • Hate incidents where abuse involves race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability
  • Firearms incidents such as use of an imitation weapon.