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Cambridgeshire Countywide High Harms Board

Local Authorities, Police, Fire and Rescue, Probation and Health, the Police and Crime Commissioner, and Community Safety Partnerships have various statutory duties in relation to reducing crime and disorder.

The overall aim of the Cambridgeshire Countywide High Harms Board is to provide a multi-agency, strategic direction to enable the delivery of its key priorities to continue to make the communities of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough safer.

The Board is responsible for helping these key partners to coordinate and deliver their statutory duties with respect to agreed specific priority issues, currently drugs, serious violence, violence against women and girls, and serious and organised crime.

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is the Chair of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Countywide High Harms Board which meets on a quarterly basis.