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.

Some of you may recall my news item from 4th August 2015 about a dubious crime prevention magazine apparently published by the National Crime Prevention Association. Here's the link to my blog post and you'll see that a whole lot of people have left comments; one of which is just two months old.…

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Stephen Armson-Smith, crime prevention expert and friend from Essex Police, has just published this useful list of websites where you can find independent crime prevention advice. Here it is and what he's got to say about the various sites: Sources of Crime Prevention Advice on the Internet We are…

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I've said in previous blog posts that this year was going to be a bit mental with house moving plans and so on and that I wouldn't be able to spend much time on the website, because of the upheaval. Well now I can add a further upheaval to my life as on Tuesday this week I became a Grandad for…

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Back on 3rd May I announced that Julia and I had put our house on the market in order that we could move down to Cornwall (via Devon). At the time we knew that the market was depressed and this concern was confirmed by a much lower number of viewers than would normally be expected. Fortunately one…

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With celebrity comedian Michael McIntyre getting robbed three days ago in North West London the focus is once again on London's masked moped robbers. So it didn't surprise me when I received emails from the BBC and some of this website's friends asking me if I had any advice. Unfortunately I was…

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Back in 1987 when, as a policeman in Acton in West London, I began working as a Crime Prevention Officer I realised that my previous nine years police service had not prepared me for what turned out to be a completely different way of thinking about crime. Up until then my typical day would involve…

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