1.1 Introduction

Welcome to National Enforcement Solutions Environmental Crime Officer Enforcement Training. Since 2009 private companies have been providing services to local councils in the form of enforcement officers patrolling the boroughs and streets of the respective councils and enforcing against offences. These offences consist of litter, fly tipping, fly posting under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Dog Fouling and other dog control orders now under Public Space Protection Orders and smoke free legislation under the Health Act 2006. Private companies are often criticised by local and national media outlets. This course aims to cover all the relevant information, legislation and the what not to do as a respective of the company and the local authorities we represent.