Crime solutions


and Publicity


Publications –
Crime Solutions

Publications on the website have been sorted into 6 broad
categories, namely:

This is the Crime Solutions section. It contains
publications on solutions surrounding crimes against the person and
communities, and how to protect against them, for example:

  • Situational crime prevention

  • Drug prevention

  • Anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs)

  • Data Protection Act

All publications have been listed in date order, with the most
recent first.






– 1999

1998 and earlier


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.

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Youth Justice Projects

The Youth Justice Board (YJB) has recently published reports on 5
of its projects.
Justice Projects

Prevention Projects


Warning 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:

  1. A document demonstrating how POP & NIM can be integrated.

  2. A Strategic Guide to leaders regarding implementation

  3. A Practitioners Guide

  4. Aims & Objectives of any training products

The document can be read as one or alternately each section will
stand in its own right.

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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.

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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
this kind.

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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)..

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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.

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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.

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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


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Last update:  17 November 2004

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