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Asb Team Working

Requested on
Mon 8th August, 2011
Reference
FOI 1405
Resolution
Information provided

Question

Can you please confirm the following:-

Do the Council's Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) Team give alleged offenders 'informal' verbal warnings? If so, are these recorded on any system or an offender file?

If 'informal' verbal warnings are given, who is present when such warnings are given?

If the ASB Team do not give 'informal' verbal warnings, what is the first stage of the process? Formal verbal warning? Formal written warning?

Who is present when such warnings are given?

Where is the issuing of such warnings recorded?

Does the Council keep statistics of the number and type of warnings issued?

Do Council ASB investigators/officers use police style pocket books to record their working activities? particularly when working away from the office? If not, how do they record their working activities when away from the office?

Answer

Do the Council's Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) Team give alleged offenders 'informal' verbal warnings? If so, are these recorded on any system or an offender file?

No informal warnings are given

If 'informal' verbal warnings are given, who is present when such warnings are given?

N/A

If the ASB Team do not give 'informal' verbal warnings, what is the first stage of the process? Formal verbal warning? Formal written warning?

Formal Verbal Warnings are the first stage of the process

Who is present when such warnings are given?

Officers from the ASB team in tandem with the police

Where is the issuing of such warnings recorded?

Sentinel (ASB Recording and Case Management System)

Does the Council keep statistics of the number and type of warnings issued?

Yes, reports are generated from Sentinel

Do Council ASB investigators/officers use police style pocket books to record their working activities?  Particularly when working away from the office? If not, how do they record their working activities when away from the office?"
Contemporaneous notes are taken and then uploaded in to the Case History on Sentinel.

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