The Community Safety Partnership aims to keep Falkirk town centre safe by reducing crime and antisocial behaviour in Falkirk town centre.
Members of the partnership include:
- Falkirk Council
- Falkirk Town Centre Management
- Police Scotland
- Scottish Business Crime Centre
- Forth Valley CCTV Management Group
- Local businesses
The following are just some of the schemes helping to reduce antisocial behaviour in Falkirk town centre. They help us make sure the area continues to be a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.
The Child Safe scheme reunites lost children with their parents. The scheme also supports vulnerable adults, reassures older children and allows the public to report any suspicious or inappropriate behaviour.
The Taxi Marshal service is based at the Newmarket Street and Meadow Street taxi ranks on Friday and Saturday evening between 10pm and 4am. Taxi marshals manage the queues to help people return home from Falkirk town centre safely and quickly.
Street Ambassadors patrol the town centre to help reduce shop lifting incidents. They also report defects such as broken windows, knocked over bollards and graffiti. The Street Ambassadors can provide visitors to the town centre with useful tourist information.
Shop Safe promotes the safety and the security of both the public areas of the town centre and private property. Members of the Shop Safe scheme include
Forth Valley CCTV Management Group, Police Scotland, Street Ambassadors, Street Pastors and local retailers.
The Pubwatch Scheme is an independent partnership formed between licensees in Falkirk town centre. They aim to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in licensed premises. The partnership meets on a regular basis to discuss any incidents that have taken place on or near licensed premises and they may take action against individuals for antisocial behaviour in licensed premises.
You can get more information on crime prevention in the Falkirk Council area from Police Scotland.