Crime and work / school

 

Research

 

Crime and work / school

Items are listed in date order, with the most recent first.

2004

2003

2000

2004

Crime against retail and manufacturing premises: findings from
the 2002 Commercial Victimisation Survey

The Home Office published a summary report on the findings from
the 2002 Commercial Victimisation Survey (CVS) on 26th November
2004. This is the first Government national survey of crime against
manufacturers and retailers in England and Wales since 1994. The
survey is important as it gives us a clearer picture of the levels
and types of crime suffered by businesses.

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Retail Security: Don’t Discount It!
 

This report by the Association of Convenience Stores aims to give you the tools and information to tackle crime in local shops. To do so it creates greater awareness of the extent and causes of retail crime and highlights ways to protect people, cash, stock and buildings.

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The role of education in enhancing life chances and preventing
offending

This Home Office research report looked at ways of handling
problem behaviour amongst children and young people in schools. It
found a list of key factors which appear consistently to improve
interventions and work with children and young people. These
include: ensuring that pupils are treated equitably and with
respect; establishing a positive working environment; atmosphere and
ethos; working with parents in a co-operative and equal partnership.

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Crimes Against Students: Emerging lessons for reducing
student victimisation

This Research
and Development Statistics Directorate (RDS)
report provides
some emerging guidance to practitioners working with students,
including those working in universities (e.g. student welfare,
student unions, security departments, and accommodation offices), the
police
, and Crime
and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRPs)
.

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2003

SITE THEFT – A SPANNER IN THE WORKS 
Advice on construction site security

Supervising a construction site is a very demanding job – and
crime prevention is often not a top priority. Yet the losses from
theft and vandalism suffered by the construction industry have been
estimated at around �400 million a year – over �1 million every
day.

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How schools can contribute to area regeneration

The connection between area disadvantage and schooling is a
long-standing policy concern. While previous research has
concentrated upon area impact upon schools, this report, by members
of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation identifies school contribution
toward area regeneration.

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Drugs Prevention Advisory Service papers

Amongst material published by the Drugs Prevention Advisory
Service (DPAS) in 2001 are three papers to aid drug prevention work
and add to the understanding of what works in community involvement
and school-based drug prevention projects.

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The Prevention of Plastic and Cheque Fraud Revisited

Home Office Research Study 182 (1998) describes the
implementation of the 1991 report �s recommendations, assessing
the contribution of the preventive measures to the subsequent fall
in fraud, and looking at future risks and how to address them.

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Retail Crime: Prevention Through Crime Analysis

Crime Prevention Unit Paper No 11 (1988) sought to provide
practical advice to assist those retailers who wish to apply crime
analysis techniques to retail crime.

Few retailers doubt that crime is an expensive fact of life, and
is a concern that has to be taken into account in all aspects of
their operations. It is not only expensive but can be painful, for
those in retailing are occasionally also subject to violence.
Moreover retailers are increasingly aware that they are not only the
victims of crime committed by �outsiders� � such as customers
or burglars � but by their own employees.

June 2003

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Making Crime Prevention Pay: Initiatives From Business

One of the constantly recurring questions in relation to the
promotion of crime prevention is whether the potential benefits
warrant the financial and social costs. This report, published in
1991, offers a wide-ranging commentary on many of the cost-effective
initiatives taken by businesses to reduce crime.

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Crime on Industrial Estates

Crime is an important issue to businesses, and a considerable
amount of attention has focused on crime prevention in the retailing
and financial sectors. The manufacturing sector and industrial
estates have, by comparison, been a relatively neglected target for
crime prevention, yet these areas play an important part in the
economic life and well-being of our towns and cities.

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2000

HSE Violence at Work Booklet

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have produced a booklet
which provides practical advice to help employers find out if
violence is a problem for their employees, and if it is, how to
tackle it. The booklet is aimed at employers, but should also
interest employees and safety representatives.

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Last Update:  30
November 2004

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