Karen will support people who log complaints of anti-social behaviour
and who may be concerned about taking their case further for fear of reprisals.
Sir Denis O'Connor, the chief inspector of constabulary, said that while police often do not see tackling anti-social behaviour
as "real policing", for the public it was no different from other crimes.
But the British Crime Survey found nearly three-quarters of people who experience anti-social behaviour
do not report it to the police.
MP Andrew Mitchell (Con Sutton Coldfield) said: "If Charles Clarke and the Labour Government think they are winning the war against anti-social behaviour
, they are living in cloud cuckoo land.
In recent years there has been a lot of attention drawn to anti-social behaviour
and the problems it causes within communities, but I would like to make it clear that times have changed.
Dispersal orders have been put in place and have been successful in tackling anti-social behaviour
Neighbourhood Inspector Jim Gray said: "We're committed to addressing the issues that are affecting our communities, be it crime or anti-social behaviour
I want to use this; together with examples I have seen during visits to projects successfully tackling anti-social behaviour
, such as Bron Afon Community Housing and Flintshire Council, to drive forward improvement across the sector.
As a result of help from the community, your local policing team was able to provide evidence of the youths behaviour to the courts and were successful in obtaining 13 anti-social behaviour
And when the inspectorate reviewed 100 calls to South Wales Police about anti-social behaviour
, only a quarter of call handlers asked specific questions to establish if a caller had been a victim before, while just 10 verbally checked the vulnerability of the caller.
RECORDED: Burglary, anti-social behaviour
, robbery, vehicle crime, violent crime and other crimes are all mapped out GOOD IDEA: Inspector Alastair Orencas
In all, more than 200,000 instances of anti-social behaviour
took place, including almost 35,000 in London alone.
MORE than 26 incidents of anti-social behaviour
take place every minute, the chief inspector of constabulary has said.
YOBS blighting the streets are being targeted in a clampdown on anti-social behaviour
A WIRRAL estate has been designated as a Respect Watch Scheme, as part of a crackdown on anti-social behaviour