Community Safety Partnership

Reducing crime is one of the top priorities for Redbridge Council and the other organisations, which are members of the Redbridge Safer Communities Partnership.

The work of the Community Safety Partnership (CSP), directly supports the Safe and Healthy strand of the Redbridge Plan 2022-26, by identifying priorities and agreeing approaches to improving safety in the borough. The over-arching objectives of the partnership are to:

  • Reduce crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Reduce re-offending
  • Reduce alcohol and substance misuse


The Safer Redbridge Strategy

Priorities and actions identified to achieve these over-arching objectives are set out in the Safer Redbridge Strategy, which is reviewed annually.

The Safer Redbridge Strategy identifies key priorities, which all organisations within the partnership agree to focus their resources on, working collaboratively to maximise the effect that can be achieved by working in partnership with each other.

The priorities agreed by the Redbridge Community Safety Partnership are:

  • Women and girls' safety 
  • Domestic abuse
  • Drug-related crime and street violence
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Burglary 

Safer Redbridge Strategy

The current Safer Redbridge Strategy, Making Redbridge Safe, covers 2022-25 and was agreed upon by the Community Safety Partnership Board in November 2022. The Strategy has taken into consideration the London Police and Crime Plan 2022-25 published by the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the Community Crime Commission. 

The Redbridge Community Crime Commission

Between October 2020 and March 2022, the Community Safety Partnership facilitated the Redbridge Community Crime Commission, an independent board of local community representatives and individuals with specialist knowledge or experience, who met to gauge the public view on crime in Redbridge, listen to invited experts and make recommendations on work that should be undertaken to improve our collective response to reducing crime.

More information on the Crime Commission, including the commissioners and subject areas investigated in depth can be found on the Crime Commission Microsite. You can view a copy of the final report below.


Redbridge’s Serious Violence Strategy

Building on the Safer Redbridge Strategy, the Redbridge Community Safety Partnership has developed a strategy focused on reducing serious violence across the borough.  The strategy has been approved by the Partnership and will be reviewed annually.


Membership and Governance of the CSP

The work of the Redbridge Community Safety Partnership is managed through a multi-agency board Chaired by the Chief Executive of Redbridge Council and the Borough Commander responsible for local policing and senior representatives for each of the statutory and voluntary organisations which make up the partnership.

Oversight and audit of the work of the Redbridge CSP are carried out by Redbridge Council's External Scrutiny Panel and the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime. Additionally, identified priorities for the partnership are reviewed and endorsed by the London Borough Redbridge's Cabinet and Council prior to implementation.

Reports to External Scrutiny


The Redbridge Community Safety Partnership consists of the following voluntary and statutory organisations:

  • London Borough of Redbridge (LBR)
  • Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)
  • London Fire Brigade (LFB)
  • The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC)
  • National Probation Service (NPS)
  • NHS North East London
  • Redbridge Council for Voluntary Services (RCVS)
  • Victim Support
  • Barking, Havering and Redbridge University
    Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT)
  •   NHS North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT)
  • Redbridge Equalities and Community Council (RECC)
  • Redbridge Safer Neighbourhood Board (RSNB)
  • Primary Care Trust