Bolton Council has a dedicated community safety team who work with partners to improve the quality of life for everyone in the borough.
More information about community safety where you live, getting in touch and getting involved can be found via our social media accounts:
Community safety training
We've created a new training portal to help educate those that are interested in supporting community safety, we've started with Hate Crime. You can now learn more about hate crime and its impact, watch films showing just how hate crime occurs and find out what positive action you can take to prevent and tackle hate crime in Bolton.
Visit Bolton's community safety training portal
Be Safe Partnership
We are a member of the Be Safe Partnership which is made up of representatives from a number of different organisations all working together to reduce crime, disorder and drugs misuse in Bolton. The primary members are:
- Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
- Greater Manchester Police
- Greater Manchester Probation Service (Bolton)
- Greater Manchester Police Authority
- Bolton Primary Care Trust
- Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
- Greater Manchester West Mental Health Trust
- HMP Forest Bank
Be Safe works across four key themes: Reducing Re-offending; Reassuring and Supporting Communities; Young People; and Drugs and Alcohol.
We aim to reduce:
- house burglary
- vehicle crime
- violent crime
- domestic violence
- use of Class A drugs
- Offenders who commit the most crime
reassure and support communities by reducing:
- anti-social behaviour
- juvenile nuisance
- criminal damage
- hate incidents (incidents motivated by hatred of ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender etc)
- environmental crime issues (e.g. graffiti, littering, fly-tipping etc).
Be Safe on facebook
Be Safe! working together with the people of Bolton to make life safer and better for everyone.
National charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends
Hate Crime training portal
Learn more about hate crime and its impact. Watch films showing just how hate crime occurs and find out what positive action you can take to prevent and tackle hate crime in Bolton.
Times are displayed in a 24 hour format.