The publicity campaigns

Publications and Publicity

Publicity Campaigns

Publicity on the website have been sorted into 3 broad categories, namely:

This is the Publicity Campaigns section. It contains publicity campaign information on issues surrounding crimes against individuals and within communities, and how to protect against them, for example:

  • Vehicle Crime Reduction

  • Seasonal Crime

  • Crime Reduction publicity

  • Information Sharing and Data Exchange

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

– This year


– 2002

2001 and earlier


Crime Reduction Publicity Catalogue

This website outlines the range of crime reduction publicity material available from the Home Office – including leaflets, posters, videos, point-of-sale packs and touring exhibition stands.

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Vehicle Ownership Checks

Cutting car thieves off from their market
The Home Office campaign to reduce car crime is achieving significant success through its strategy of raising public awareness and encouraging the use of high-tech solutions like immobilisers and vehicle tracking systems.

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The Vehicle Crime Reduction Campaign

Vehicle crime accounts for nearly a quarter of all recorded crime, costs over £3 billion a year and causes immense distress and inconvenience to its victims.

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Reduce the chance of Christmas crime

With the Christmas holiday season almost upon us, now is a good time to remind people to take steps to make sure your Christmas isn’t spoiled by criminals.

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Garden related crime

With the approach of longer daylight hours and hopefully warmer weather, now is the time to consider the possible crime problems which may appear with the Spring.

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When the clocks go back

It might still be summer and the time for barbeques, but those light nights are getting shorter every day and before you know it, the clocks will go back and you’ll be coming home from work in the dark. This article looks at the increased risk of burglary at that time of year, gives some information on what can be done to alleviate the risk in lighting terms, and some suggestions for crime reduction practitioners who wish to take action.

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Crime Prevention

A guide to the latest Crime Prevention publicity packs, with appropriate links.

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Sponsorship helping to reduce burglary

The Home Office is running a “targeted” publicity campaign as part of its drive to achieve a 25% reduction in burglary by 2005. The intention is that focussing crime prevention advice at specific high risks groups – at the right time and in the right way – is more likely to have an impact in terms changed behaviour or home security improvements.

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Public Advice

A summary of vehicle crime prevention advice for members of the public.

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Last update: Thursday, September 14, 2006

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