Community Warden Consultation
4th November 2014
Kent County Council are carrying out a consultation on the Community Warden service as they are looking to cut their budget by about 50%. This would mainly be by reducing posts throughout Kent.
Kent County Council's Community Warden Service was established in 2002 to help make Kent's communities safer places in which to live, work and play. Community Wardens are accredited by Kent Police under the Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS). They:
- tackle low-level crime and antisocial behaviour
- can control traffic
- are a reassuring uniformed presence
- promote community solidarity and encourage communities and neighbourhoods to work together to identify and solve problems
- work closely with Kent Police, local authorities and other professional agencies
- talk with local residents, offering information and advice
- take part in local community activities.
If you would like to comment on the consultation, please follow this link. The consultation closes on 9th November 2014.