People in part of Nottinghamshire are being asked for their thoughts on fighting crime.
The Home Office estimates crime costs residents and businesses in Newark and Sherwood more than £90m every year.
Now the Community Safety Partnership is drawing up a list of targets, including tackling crime in the worst-hit areas such as Newark Town Centre.
Public meetings are taking place at Ollerton Town Hall on Tuesday and at Newark Town Hall on Wednesday.
While the district has a lower crime rate than the rest of Nottinghamshire, recorded crime is still increasing.
The local council wants to know about people's priorities to inform a strategy for the next three years.
It has already indicated it wants to improve support available for victims of domestic violence and racial incidents.