Welcome to Community Alcohol Partnerships

It is important that where schemes are successful in reducing crime and anti-social behaviour in a designated area, local people feel safer as a result.


Retailers, police and other partners communicate agreed messages using a united and consistent approach e.g. Challenge 25 posters and promotion of the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS)

Surveys of local people carried out prior to and after the pilot phase are a good way to gauge any changes in public opinion.

The local newspaper and other local media will often be invited to act as a CAP media partner so that positive stories regarding the confiscation of alcohol or a reduction in reported crime, for example, are reported.

All CAP schemes are encouraged to make full use of the tools within the Login Area which provide suggested ways of recording and communicating any changes in public perception.

 

 

Alcohol and underage drinking is the underlying cause of a range of problems so by tackling this issue through early intervention and by taking prompt, positive action whenever problems start to emerge we can make a real difference in communities, whilst at the same time helping to stop young people being drawn further into offending and into the Criminal Justice System. I am delighted to offer my support to the Community Alcohol Partnership projects in South Wales.

Alun Michael
Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales and former Secretary of State for Wales

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