Go!
T IN THE PARK COVERAGE LATEST NEWS:

AIF announces Security Task Force scheme


United Kingdom United Kingdom | 27 October 2008

The initiative, which is the first the AIF has unveiled since its formation this summer, has been set up to address the issue of tent theft and campsite crime.

Only a small number of criminal gangs are acknowledged as being responsible for the majority of theft onsite but the Task Force team will share intelligence in a hope to target the gangs involved.

Speaking about the scheme, Bestival boss and AIF founder Rob Da Bank said: "Tent theft at our festivals has always been very low, but any theft at all is really upsetting for the promoter and the people involved.

"This was one of the main reasons I wanted to set up AIF and I really believe we can make a difference with this initiative."


The Task Force will work with event security and the police to identify thieves before they enter the site, with extra teams being on hand during busy weekends with multiple festivals.

The team will be made available to all music festivals.

Bookmark and Share

Be the first to make a comment!

Add a comment

You need to be logged in to be able to comment.

Click here to login.

Buy Tickets
Buy Tents & Camping GearBuy t-shirts and merchandise
Find My Festival

Select Country:
Date from
Date to

viagogo has tickets on sale now for::
Reading Festival | Leeds Festival | Sonisphere
Latitude | Bestival
Go OutdoorsCensus 2009Boutique CampingMillets