The purpose of this report is to set out current understanding of issues relating to Crime and Community Safety in Knowsley, based on analysis of the latest available quantitative data. It also provides an assessment of the current strengths and areas for development for Community Safety Partnership (CSP) working, derived from an assessment of a substantial range of qualitative data generated via the CSP’s recent work.

The report is intended to inform the development of an interim Safer Knowsley Plan 2015-16, in addition to informing future iterations of the wider Strategy for Knowsley, which sets out the Partnership’s high level priorities and strategic direction.

Community Safety Strategic Assessment Exec Summary 2014-15