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Community Trigger Appeals

What is the Community Trigger?

The community trigger is described at section 104 of the Anti-Social Behaviiour Crime and Policing Act 2014.

The purpose of the community trigger is to give those affected by repeated anti-social behaviour, the right to request an Anti-Social Behaviour Case Review.  The community trigger can only be used if you think your concerns have not been dealt with, or acted upon, by agencies.

Please note, concerns about individual officers, or services, should continue to be directed to the relevant organisation’s complaints procedure and/or the Ombudsman or the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).


How to make a Community Trigger Application?

You can make a community trigger application in Derbyshire by contacting your local district/borough council. Please click on the relevant link below for the appropriate authority.

Amber Valley               



Derby City                            

Derbyshire Dales                


High Peak                             

North East Derbyshire       

South Derbyshire               


How to Lodge an Appeal?

The Police and Crime Commisisoner for Derbyshire in consultation with local Councils, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Social Housing Providers and the Police have agreed to be the route of appeal for community trigger cases. Please see the following link which outlines the full community trigger appeals process. This document explains the process of how to make a community trigger appeal.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between the Police and Crime Commissioner and the relevant partners involved in the appeals process. This MoU outlines what both parties agree to in relation to handling community trigger appeals. View a signed copy of this MoU.

If you would like to lodge an appeal please use the Community Trigger Appeal Form.

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