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
  • drugs and alcohol

We aim to reduce:

  • house burglary
  • vehicle crime
  • robbery
  • violent crime
  • domestic violence
  • use of Class A drugs

We target:

  • offenders who commit the most crime

We aim to 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.)