1. Whether your police authority has established a Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS)? If not, do you plan to establish such a scheme in the near future?
2. If your force has established a CSAS, I would like to know –
a. How many ‘Accredited Persons’ are currently granted powers under your Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS)?
b. How many organisations are currently in your force’s CSAS? Please give details of these organisations (their name; and whether they are a public or private company).
c. Please provide a breakdown of the roles of the Accredited Persons ie 3 traffic marshals, 2 security officers, 2 wardens etc.
d. Please provide details of the powers the Accredited Persons have been granted.
e. Please provide details on how these Accredited Persons (AP) used their punitive powers in 2012 and 2013 to date. I would like to know the number of fixed penalty notices (FPN) or penalty notices for disorder (PND) they issued in each year. Please specify the reason for the fixed penalty notices in each year ie littering, truancy, graffiti etc and other recorded incidents of the use of AP powers ie numbers of alcohol and tobacco confiscations, numbers of requests for names and addresses etc in each year.
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