Community Trigger

What is the Community Trigger?

A Community Trigger provides victims and communities with the right to request a review of their case, bringing agencies together to take a joined up, problem-solving approach. The aim of the Community Trigger is to try and find a resolution.

Who can use the Community Trigger?

– A victim of antisocial behaviour or another person acting on behalf of the victim with his or her consent, such as a carer or family member, Member of Parliament, local councillor or other professional
– The victim may be an individuals, a business or a community group

How to activate the Community Trigger?

In the first instance the victim or representative should:
– Contact Hampshire Police on the non-emergency number 101

What is the Community Trigger threshold?

To submit a request for a Community Trigger, the following criteria must be met:

– Three separate incidents of antisocial behaviour reported within six months

– The request must be submitted within a month of the last reported incident

What will happen?

The information will be forwarded to the relevant local authority.

If the Community Trigger threshold is met agencies will share information, review what action has already been taken and decide if additional actions are appropriate or possible.

The Community Trigger is to request a review of an antisocial behaviour case. If an individual would like to report a new incident of anti social behaviour they should do this by:
– Reporting it to the Hampshire Constabulary non-emergency number 101
– Contact your relevant local authority (details here)
– Report to local housing provider


Year Basingstoke Hart Rushmoor
2014 0 0 0
2015 0 0 0
2016 1 (threshold not met) 0 0
2017 0 0 1 (threshold not met)
2018 0 0 0
2019 1 (threshold not met) 0 0
2020 1 (threshold met) 0 0
2021 2 (threshold not met) 1 (threshold met) 1 (threshold met)
2022 3 (1 threshold not met)  5 (3 threshold met) 1 (threshold met)
2023 6 (3 threshold met)