Crime & work/school

Research

Crime and work / school

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2006

Fraud and technology crime: Findings

This report presents the latest findings of the 2003/04 British
Crime Survey (BCS) and the 2004 Offending, Crime and Justice Survey
(OCJS), on fraud and technology crime. The results provide
alternative measures to police and administrative data on these
crimes as they cover incidents that may not have been reported to
the authorities. In addition, it provides more detailed information
about fraud from data available from non-police sources and updates
earlier published data.

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2005

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

The Home Office published a report on the findings
from the 2002 Commercial Victimisation Survey (CVS) on 28th July
2005. 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. It follows a summary
report published in November 2004.

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Understanding taxi robberies

This report – from the COPS series by the US Department of
Justice – describes the problem of taxi robbery and reviews factors
that increase the risks of robbery of taxi drivers. The guide then
identifies a series of questions that might assist you in analyzing
your local taxi robbery problem. Finally, the guide reviews
responses to the problem and what is known about these from
evaluative research and police practice.

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2004

University student safety in the East Midlands

This report highlights the key research findings from the study of victimisation of university students at 9 universities in the East Midlands, undertaken in 2002. Areas highlighted include safety issues and targeting crime prevention efforts. This report is an update on
Findings 194 (Barberet et al, 2003) published in April 2003 and provides results for a further 2 universities in the East Midlands.

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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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