Community Safety Partnerships were formed as a result of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. Safer York Partnership provides both the strategic direction for community safety and local delivery of community safety outcomes across the city of York.

Safer York Partnership has representatives from key voluntary and statutory agencies including City of York Council, North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Probation, Public Health, Office of the Police and Fire Commissioner and York CVS

The current chair of the Partnership is Stuart Simpson, North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue