The Community Safety Team consists of 10 Officers; they patrol the Falkirk Council area between 7am and 10pm Monday to Saturday.
The team are recognisable by their distinctively marked vehicles and black uniform.
They wear personal CCTV cameras, have access to vehicles and mountain bikes and
can be approached by any member of the public looking for help.
The Community Safety Team's main duties involve developing close links between communities
and dealing with Antisocial Behaviour. They can offer advice on local services,
housing and environmental issues.
Community Safety Officers have responsibility for control of dogs, dog fouling,
litter and fly tipping. They can issue Dog Control Notices, Warning Letters and
Fixed Penalty Notices.
The team work closely with other agencies and departments such as Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Waste and Street Cleaning Service.
Frequently asked questions
- Can I remain anonymous when reporting antisocial behaviour?
- How much are the Fixed Penalty Notices?
Can I remain anonymous when reporting antisocial behaviour?
Yes. If you do provide your details, a member of the Community Safety Team will return your call, offer advice and let you know what action the team will take. All details that you provide are confidential.
How much are the Fixed Penalty Notices?
Fixed Penalty Notices are currently:
- Litter - £80
- Dog fouling - £80 (rising to £100 if not paid within 28 days)
- Fly tipping - £200