The Crime Prevention Website

The latest crime prevention and home security news and comment from The Crime Prevention Website.  Feel free to add your comment to the posts and if you are a member of the police service or a Neighbourhood Watch and would like us to highlight something you're up to in the world of crime prevention and home security do please get in touch using Contact.

Ben and I are happy to announce that 7,000 people have now completed our free and confidential home security survey. Thank you to all of you who've had a go and we hope that the experience of completing it and the security report that is generated were what you were looking for – 70% tell us…

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During a phone conversation with a burglary victim today I was asked if I knew what the Met Police's Crime Assessment Policy (CAP) was all about. I suggested she request a copy of the policy via a freedom of information request, but thought I would read about it a little more in the press and…

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Last week I got the usual annual shock (so how can it be a shock?) to see that Marks and Spencer were already selling Xmas stuff at their store in Uxbridge, so it's no wonder why our friends in Essex Police Crime Prevention are already handing out crime prevention advice to those of you who are…

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I thought I'd give an update on how things are doing down at the coalface of the Crime Prevention Website (TCPW). During the past year I've been working on a few other projects, which has meant less time on the site. I nevertheless do my best to keep it up-to-date and post up crime prevention…

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This year the Suzy Lamplugh Trust who sponsor National Personal Safety Day are giving you essential information on the use of taxis and minicabs in relation to your safety. Their theme this year is: \'Know Your Rides\' On their website they are telling us that ...... The majority of people…

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Amber Rudd's speech at the Conservative Conference yesterday included intentions to create new offences and introduce new measures to prevent a variety of crimes. Here's a summary: Child sexual abuse The Home Secretary told the conference that the government were investing in ground-breaking…

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