About The Site
The Crime Reduction Website is aimed at practitioners to help
them achieve and sustain reductions in crime and disorder. The
website was launched in July 2000 by the Home Secretary in response
to a need for a web-based interactive resource where practitioners,
policy-makers and others can find guidance on good practice to which
they can add new ideas and identified local solutions.
are an integral part of the website and provide a consolidated and
comprehensive approach to crime reduction through partnership
working. The Toolkits adopt a problem-solving approach for use by
police, local authorities, health, voluntary and private sectors,
and others involved in helping to reduce crime and disorder locally.
The website is designed to be a working tool. It is text-rich to
meet the need for hard information to be accessed quickly and to
ensure that website pages look the same on different browsing
software. Pages are fast to download and print clearly on a variety
Reduction Centre manages the website on behalf of the wider
crime reduction community. The active participation of Home
Office policy units, other government departments, the
police, local authorities and other groups (such as Secured
by Design) is a major feature in ensuring that the site remains
relevant to the needs of its users.
The website is developed and managed in partnership with the Association
of Chief Police Officers (England & Wales), the Local
Government Association, Nacro,
Crime Concern, Centrex,
Criminal Justice IT and the Home
The Crime Reduction Website reserves the right to gather
information relating to site usage. Any information gathered is for
internal use to allow us to refine and improve our customer service.
Where disclosure of information to a third party is likely we
will, where possible, endeavour to ensure that this is clearly
page poll. No information about your identity, your computer or your
internet usage is stored – only that someone using your computer has
voted in a given poll.
This does not affect your statutory rights.
The material featured on this site is subject to Crown copyright
protection unless otherwise indicated. The Crown copyright protected
material (other than the Royal Arms and departmental or agency
logos) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium for
research, private study or for internal circulation within an
organisation. This is subject to the material being reproduced
accurately and not used in a misleading context. Where any of the
Crown copyright items on this site are being republished or copied
to others, the source of the material must be identified and the
copyright status acknowledged.
The permission to reproduce Crown protected material does not
extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the
copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material
must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
The Crime Reduction Website encourages users to establish
hypertext links to the site.
The Crime – Let’s Bring It – Down logo may not be reproduced
without explicit written permission from the Home Office
Communication Directorate. Contact them on 020 7273 3072.
For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing
arrangements, see the guidance featured on HMSO’s website at http://www.hmso.gov.uk/guides.htm
CRW hosted services
The Crime Reduction Website is hosted and maintained by BiP
Solutions, on behalf of the Crime Reduction Centre, through the
award of the Office of Government Commerce Buying Solutions Government
Telecommunications Framework Contract (GTC). BiP ltd are the
first service provider to have been awarded a multi-year contract
based solely on their expertise and experience in Internet
Services and Web Management.
The design used for the Crime Reduction Website has been
developed in conjunction with Kudos
Information Ltd., which is a privately owned company
specializing in the supply of information design and delivery
services including: technical documentation; learning solutions;
business communications; web development; translation and
localisation and Information Mapping�. The company is based in the
UK with operations in the US, France, Finland, Germany and Hungary.