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Community safety and crime prevention


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Safer Sandwell Partnership

The Safer Sandwell Partnership Local Police and Crime Board brings together the council, police, fire service, health and probation services and many others to tackle crime and improve community safety.

We work very closely with the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, local voluntary organisations and councillors to set our priorities.

Read more in our Policing and Crime Plan for this year.

Safer Sandwell review

Every year, we look at how we are making Sandwell a safer and cleaner place to live.

Read more about this work in the Safer Sandwell review.

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Safer 6

Safer 6 is an annual six-week autumn campaign.

We carry out high-profile work with the fire service, police and other organisations to promote crime prevention, safety and healthy living at a time of year when crime and anti-social behaviour can often rise.

This builds on our day-to-day partnership work.

West Midlands Police and Crime Panel

The West Midlands Police and Crime Panel (WMPCP) scrutinises and supports the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

We're here to help you

See something, do something! 

Watch our short film on what to do if you're concerned about someone's safety and welfare. 

Who are we?

Our partnership board has six statutory members:

We work very closely with the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner and have the Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner and Youth Police and Crime Commissioners on our board.

Our community and voluntary sector representatives include councillors, Sandwell Council for Voluntary Organisations, Rights & Equality Sandwell, Sandwell Women's Aid and Victim Support.

We're also supported by volunteers in our Independent Advisory Group (IAG), Neighbourhood Watch groups, Sandwell Crime Prevention Panel and tenants and residents associations.