Publications and Publicity
Publications Crime and Communities
All publications have been listed in date order, with the most
Active Policing in Newcastle – Home Office Briefing Note
This briefing note sets out the work of the Community and Police Enforcement Scheme (CAPE) set up in the Newcastle West Area command in 1995.
Policy Action Team 8: Anti-Social Behaviour
The PAT on Anti-Social Behaviour was one of 18 Teams set up after the publication of the first Social Exclusion Unit report on neighbourhood renewal. The Team included voluntary and statutory sector experts working at local and national levels from across the country.
Race Relation Act 2000 in force
The Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 came into force on 2 April 2001. The Act fulfils a key recommendation of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry- that the full force of race relations legislation should apply to the police.
Watch Schemes and The Data Protection Act 1998
The Data Protection Act 1998 came into force on 1st March 2000. It sets rules for processing personal information and applies to some paper records as well as those held on computers. The 1998 Act supersedes the 1984 Act.
Policing and Watch Schemes Guidance on Information Sharing
Rural Crime: An overview
In the main, rural areas face much the same sort of crime as urban and inner city areas. This includes burglaries, thefts of and from cars, violence and drug offences.
The Rural White Paper & Its Implications for Crime Reduction
The Government published its Rural White Paper, “Our Countryside: The Future A Fair Deal for Rural England”, on 28 November 2000. Although the paper covers the whole range of countryside issues including housing, schools, health, business and transport, it does make mention of crime in the countryside.
Vehicle Crime in Rural Areas
Vehicle crime in rural areas is likely to be little different in kind from that in towns and cities, though situational factors may affect both the number and type of thefts. Research evidence is however not currently available to support this thesis.
Electronic Tagging of Young Offenders
The Home Office Research Development and Statistics Unit published the report “Electronically monitored curfew for 10- to 15-year olds – report of the pilot” on 21 November 2000. A brief summary of the main findings of the report is given below.
Survey on Youth Crime Published
Research into the type and number of crimes committed by 12 to 30 year-olds was published by the Home Office in Autumn 2000. The survey, “Youth Crime: Findings from the 1998/99 Youth Lifestyle Survey”…
Last update: 3 January 2006