Publications and Publicity
Publications Crime and Property
All publications have been listed in date order, with the most recent first.
The Recessed Pest
This guide has been designed to help the crime prevention practitioner, the building manager and the resident. It describes the problems associated with recessed doors and sets out why doors are recessed.
Sold Secure Approved Products List
Sold Secure provides test and assessment services of effective security products to commercial customers, the insurance industry, the Home Office, the Police and the public. Each year they produce a list of approved security products that have passed the Sold Secure anti-theft test.
Crime Prevention Advice: Burglary
Page providing links to publications that focus upon ‘Burglary’, giving crime prevention advice to the user.
Distraction Burglary Good Practice Guide
The Distraction Burglary Taskforce was set up in February 2000 as a new national initiative to tackle bogus callers. The cross cutting nature of the problem and strategies, lends itself to a joined up and partnership response and one that actively engages members of all communities across England and Wales.
Implementing the burglary reduction floor target
“A New Commitment to Neighbourhood Renewal: A National Strategy Action Plan” was launched by the Prime Minister in January 2001. This set out the Government’s response to tackling deprivation in England’s poorest communities; a cross-Departmental vision for narrowing the gap between the most deprived areas and the rest of England.
Projects funded under parts of the Crime Reduction Programme in the 88 most derived neighbourhoods
Burglary rate (per 1000 households) in the 88 Most Deprived Authorities in 2000/2001
Tackling Distraction Burglary
The National Distraction Burglary Taskforce was formed by the Home Office in April 2000 and is overseen by Home Office Minister John Denham.
Tackling abandoned and untaxed vehicles
Operation Cubit is a multi-agency scheme for dealing with abandoned and untaxed vehicles (AUVs) which was introduced in Kent in 2001. This report presents the findings of an evaluation of two pilot Cubit operations.
Effective Property Marking
Why don’t we mark our property?
Is it because often we’re covered by insurance and don’t want the old model back if we get a new one? Probably. Unless an item has sentimental or practical value and can’t be replaced, we’re unlikely to want stolen property returned, especially if its months after the burglary and we’ve forgotten all about it.
Guide to Security Standards for Doors & Windows
ACPO CPI Ltd have produced a leaflet in association with the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB), British Security Industry Association (BSIA), and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) to explain the relevance of the various technical standards required for security of windows and doors, dependent on their application and risk factor.
Mobile Telephones (Re-Programming) Act
This Act, which came into force on 4 October 2002, aims to tackle the rise in mobile phone theft by creating new offences that could mean five years in prison and unlimited fines for those re-programming stolen mobile phones. Mobile phone theft is a key factor in the rise in street robberies.
Last update: Friday, September 08, 2006