– A Home Office spokesman
This report highlights that progress is being made in every police force but that there are still areas for improvement.
"Plans in our anti-social behaviour White Paper will give victims the chance to have their problem dealt with immediately.
"We will slash the confusing legislation that leaves victims without a voice, and police and other agencies without the ability to really tackle the problem.
"And from November, Police and Crime Commissioners will provide a stronger and more accountable police force and ensure the needs of local people are met."
Vulnerable victims of repeated anti-social behaviour are "slipping through the net", the Chief Inspector of Constabulary said today as it emerged millions of people feel let down by police.