A crackdown on crime has been launched in Chesterfield town centre.
The Derbyshire Times joined the town’s safer neighbourhood team on patrol - after complaints about drug-takers, drunkenness and anti-social behaviour.
A dispersal order came in to force on September 7 - giving police new powers to break up gangs and target louts in the West Bars area.
Officers have received persistent calls about problems in Beetwell Street, the market place and shops in the area.
Street cleaners also gathered 150 hypodermic needles in one week.
Reporter Julia Rodgerson and photographer Terry Walden took a tour of the notorious trouble spots with Sgt Nick Booth, PC Stuart Wilson and PC Beth Blunt.
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