Publications and Publicity
Publications Crime Solutions
Last update: 10 January 2006
All publications have been listed in date order, with the most
Without the Spikes?
This practical resource pack gives some basic introductions to
the issues of improving security without the need to use spikes and
fences in the public realm. This handout discusses 3 techniques in
designing the environment to reduce crime: Crime Prevention Through
Environmental Design (CPTED); Secured By Design (SBD); and problem
Tackling Violent Crime in the Night-time Economy:
Guidelines and Tactical Options
This reference document contains a selection of successful
initiatives introduced throughout the UK that have had some success
in tackling the problem of alcohol-related night time disorder.
Youth Justice Projects
The Youth Justice Board (YJB) has recently published reports on 5
of its projects.
Supervision and Surveillance Programme (ISSP)
ACPO & Home Office Problem Solving Guide
This joint guidance describes how problem-oriented policing can
mosteffectively be achieved through use of the National Intelligence
Model. The document comes in 4 parts:
A document demonstrating how POP & NIM can be integrated.
A Strategic Guide to leaders regarding implementation
A Practitioners Guide
Aims & Objectives of any training products
The document can be read as one or alternately each section will
stand in its own right.
Identity Theft Kit
The Australian National Crime Prevention Program (NCP) has
launched an information kit to help people prevent and respond to
identity theft. The project forms part of NCP’s priority work on
public safety, using a whole-of-government approach. The kit
contains information on the estimated costs of identity fraud, ways
to identify how you might be vulnerable, and describes how to avoid
becoming an identity theft victim.
Examining case management models for community sentences
This publication, from the Research
Development and Statistics Directorate, identifies 3 case
management models that can be applied to the work of community
sentences. The research, conducted in 2001 across all probation
areas via survey, also identifies several core principles which
improve the ability to engage and motivate the offender.
Leading from the Front Line
The Prime Minister’s Office of Public Service Reform has
published “Leading from the Front Line”, a guide for
teachers, NHS managers, senior police officers and senior local
government officers. The report looks at best practice in the public
service, and how to implement it.
Delivering On Track
On Track is a long term initiative aimed at children at risk of
getting involved in crime. This report is focused on evidence in the
early stages of the project. It identifies the lessons learnt from
On Track regarding setting-up and managing large-scale programmes of
Community Legal Services: Methods of Delivery Specialist Support
Pilot: Evaluation Report
This evaluation report reviews the progress of the ‘Specialist
Support Pilot’ (SSP) from 2000 to 2003. The report summarises the
evaluation methodology, gives a brief overview of the pilot
development, analyses the pilot impact on its target group, and
makes recommendations about future programming and funding for this
Community Legal Services (CLS)..
Work to Reduce Crime: A Thematic Inspection
This bulletin describes the key findings from the HM Inspectorate
of Probation study: Work to reduce crime: An inspection of the
delivery of Employment and Basic Skills (EBS) with offenders by the
National Probation Service (NPS). The thematic inspection examines
how the NPS aims to reduce likelihood of reoffending by increasing
the Basic Skills and employability of offenders.