Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) were first introduced in England and Wales in 2014 as part of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act.
How have we influenced the use of antisocial behaviour powers to manage young adults?
It will build on the findings from the project on young adults and antisocial behaviour measures we completed last year, which established the extent of the use of three antisocial behaviour (ASB) tools to sanction young adults in England and Wales.
We aim to further explore how...
In 2014, the system of anti-social behaviour powers in England and Wales was overhauled.
This data briefing shows how three key antisocial behaviour powers are being used to sanction young adults (18 to 25 year olds) in England and Wales.
This briefing draws on interviews with 40 anti-social behaviour practitioners working in councils or the police to learn more about these practitioners’ approaches to young adults.
As a qualitative researcher I’m often quick to point out the limits of interpreting the world through numbers. However, having worked on...