Publications and Publicity
All leaflets have been listed in date order, with the most
Your Guide to Keeping Your Home Secure
Most burglaries are carried out by opportunist thieves. In two out of ten burglaries, they don’t even have to use force – they get in through an open door or window.
Don’t Discount Crime: Crime Prevention Advice for Retailers
Reducing the risk of crime in business will help to ensure the safety of staff and customers and to protect profits. Research has shown that businesses are more at risk of crime than private households.
Peace of mind while you move home
Moving home can be an exciting time and we hope you enjoy your new home. However, when you prepare to move home there is so much to think about to make sure everything goes well. Burglars know this and may be on the lookout for a chance to commit a crime. This leaflet gives you advice on how to keep your home and belongings secure.
Keep your boat secure
If you are a boat-owner, it’s important that you take the security of your boat as seriously as you would the security of your home. Thieves are attracted to all kinds of things on boats. They could steal your outboard motor, life-raft or expensive marine equipment. They’ll also steal anything else that takes their fancy – radio, tools, personal items and even the boat itself.
Cardiff Violence Prevention Group
This multi-agency group, comprising representatives of the police, licensing magistrates, Victim Support, local authority, local Accident and Emergency Consultants, and Consultant Community liaison psychiatrists came together three years ago to tackle violent crime.
Together we can tackle it: a checklist for police and schools working together to tackle truancy, crime and disorder
This leaflet has been produced to help the police and schools work in partnership to prevent the problems of crime and disorder in and around school premises. It looks at aspects of anti-social behaviour, bullying, truancy and reducing the fear of crime – particularly amongst pupils, teachers and other staff and the wider community.
Commercial Vehicle Security Advice Leaflets
The Joint Action Group on Lorry Theft (JAGOLT) has published two leaflets to advise commercial vehicle operators and their drivers how to avoid truck theft.
Peace of mind while you’re away
Everyone needs a holiday some time. And however much you like your home, there is nothing like a change of scenery. But you want to come home and find everything as you left it. Almost half of all burglaries happen when a flat or house is empty. By following the tips set out in this leaflet, you can help to make your home secure while you are away.
New victims of crime procedures and leaflet
Home Office Circular 44/2001
Last update: 20 March 2004