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Heritage Crime

If you're concerned about crime or anti-social behaviour affecting historic sites and buildings in England, find out here what we're doing to tackle the problem and how you can help.
  • Hastings Pier, Hastings, East Sussex

    Tackling Heritage Crime

    What is heritage crime and how big a problem is it? Find out how our Heritage Crime Programme works with partners to tackle crime.

  • Image of a bronze cannon recovered from a historic wreck.

    Report a Crime

    Ways to report heritage crime

  • Image showing police officers and Historic England staff working on a heritage crime initiative.

    Preventing Heritage Crime

    Crime prevention needs people like you who are willing to monitor the condition of the historic places you care about in your area.

  • Image of three people examining a trench on an archaeological site

    Local Authorities Dealing with Heritage Crime

    This page provides information for organisations, particularly local authorities, who deal with heritage crime and the consequences of crime.

  • Damage at foot of wall

    Enforcement

    Neighbourhood Policing, used to tackle local crime and anti-social behaviour, also provides a useful model for tackling heritage crime.

  • Drop Redoubt detail of embrasures

    Working with Partners

    A Memorandum of Understanding has been drawn up as part of a nationwide initiative to tackle heritage crime.

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