Essex Police are working to develop ways of targeting drug crime and solving problems such as fear of crime in the community. They have produced a guide outlining how property managers, landlords and owners, can work with Essex Police to tackle drug problems in rental properties.

It includes information on:

  • The cost of drug activity in rental properties
  • Understanding the signs of drug activity in properties
  • Cannabis cultivation
  • Other drug cultivation indicators
  • Deterring drug activity
  • Preventing drug crime, and
  • How to report suspected drug cultivation and dealing