To consider the recommendations from the
review into Integrated Enforcement. The review will explore
alternative service delivery models for enforcement which can
consistently and effectively improve enforcement services in
Bracknell Forest, but also be flexible enough to respond to
Councillor Mrs McKenzie-Boyle joined the Executive on behalf of Councillor Porter who had tendered his apologies, to present the Panel’s findings.
1. To introduce the Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) as a new standard from January 2023:
• To provide appropriate officers with training, ensuring they become accredited.?
• To encourage other appropriate officers to participate in becoming accredited where practical and where resource is available.
2. To introduce an allocation process where a team or officer is assigned as the lead for the duration of an enforcement case by November 2022.
3. To develop enforcement strategies encouraging greater collaboration across services and with partners, this being an ongoing process but with an update on its progress in 12 months’ time, recognising that progress may be impacted by the outcomes of the Panel’s upcoming review of the Council’s enforcement strategies.
4. To run regular educational and awareness campaigns on enforcement policies and activities for residents, including information campaigns on the Community Safety Accreditation Scheme as it is introduced, with good enforcement being publicised and celebrated, particularly when it involves a joint working approach.