Publications and Publicity
Publications Crime Solutions
All publications have been listed in date order, with the most
Your Practical Guide To Crime Prevention – Introduction
This booklet shows you how you can help reduce your risk of
being a victim of crime. You can make yourself safer and protect
your home, your family and your belongings by following some of
these simple suggestions.
Your Practical Guide To Crime Prevention – Household and
Your Practical Guide To Crime Prevention – Business and
Your Practical Guide To Crime Prevention – Vehicles
Your Practical Guide To Crime Prevention – Community
Your Practical Guide To Crime Prevention – Personal Safety
Your Practical Guide To Crime Prevention – Your Family
Understanding Situational Crime Prevention
Research suggests that the majority of criminals commit offences
after first weighing up the potential pay off against the risks that
they take. Situational crime prevention addresses this by either
reducing the pay off or increasing the risk so that the criminal
opportunity is not as an attractive proposition.
A Guide to Anti-Social Behaviour Orders and Acceptable Behaviour
This guidance is intended to help partnerships and anti-social
behaviour co-ordinators get the most out of recent legislation and
fully exploit its powers to reduce anti-social behaviour. It
contains guides to both ASBOs and ABCs and case studies of where the
implementation of both types of intervention has been
The Foresight Programme – Turning the Corner
This is the report of the Foresight Crime Prevention Panel which makes recommendations from a consultation undertaken earlier in 2000. The Panel is part of and funded from the Government’s Crime Reduction Programme.
Anti-Social Behaviour Orders: Guidance on drawing up local ASBO protocols
Please note that this guidance has been superseded by “Guidance on ASBOs and ABCs”, published November 2002 Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) were introduced from 1 April 1999. Their purpose is to target activities which disrupt the lives of individuals, families or communities. ASBOs are an important addition to the range of responses available to tackle anti-social behaviour.
Implementing ASBOs: Messages for practitioners
ASBOs have been available to the police and local authorities since April 1999. Experience has suggested that they are not being used consistently between agencies and areas. Some find them effective and efficient, whereas other have found them problematic and too difficult to use. This report is a summary of the key practical messages from a substantial Home Office review of ASBOs, and details the processes whereby agencies are successfully using ASBOs.
How ASBOs have worked
These case studies describe actual cases and show how ASBOs can be used successfully to tackle anti-social behaviour.
Think Thief – A Designer’s Guide to Designing Out Crime
The Home Office announced on 8 December the launch of a new information and training package aimed at design practitioners. “Think Thief – A Designer’s Guide to Designing out crime” is a joint venture between the Home Office and the Design Council to provide support material for design professionals that promotes the practical application of design against crime.