Community safety

Safer North Hampshire

In November 2012 the 3 teams covering Basingstoke, Hart and Rushmoor came together under the Safer North Hampshire banner,and now encompass more than 30 partnership agencies.

Safer North Hampshire seeks to facilitate a comprehensive response to community needs and wishes, whilst raising the understanding of community safety issues and improving the qualify of life for local people. For information on Community Safety issues visit

Safer North Hampshire was originally 3 separate Local Authority Community Safety Teams established as a result of Section 17 of the 1998 Crime and Disorder Act.

CCTV in Hart

Hart District Council have a number of CCTV cameras around the district, which are monitored at a state-of-the-art CCTV control centre, 365 days a year throughout the day and most of the night.

The system is operated by Rushmoor Borough Council on our behalf – for all enquiries, including footage requests please call Rushmoor Borough Council on 01252 398399

Our cameras help us to:

  • Prevent and deter crime, disorder, and anti-social behaviour
  • Reduce the fear of crime
  • Increase public feelings of safety
  • Provide evidence in criminal and civil court cases
  • Direct resources (ours and the police) where they're needed most
  • Help in civil emergencies

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