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CANALS

Under Lock and Quay  Reducing criminal opportunity by design

Heather Clarke and Chloë Denham

Produced by British Waterways and the London Metropolitan Police and Published 2000. Now available from the library of The Canal and River Trust

CARAVANS AND TRAILERS

LINK: Sold Secure

Sold Secure is a test house operated by the Master Locksmiths Association. Products are awarded Bronze (lowest), Silver and Gold (highest) security standards


LINK: CRiS Operated by HPI

For checking and registering both new and used caravans and motor homes and vehicles


LINK: UK Vehicle

For checking motor homes and other vehicles 


LINK: National Caravan Council  

The trade body that represents the UK tourer, motorhome, holiday home and park home industries


LINK: CSSG (Caravan Safety and Security Group)

CSSG is a partnership between National Caravan Council and the two major consumer clubs: The Caravan Club and The Camping and Caravanning Club.  


LINK: The Caravan Club 


LINK: The Camping and Caravanning Club  

CARBON COST OF CRIME

Carbon Reduction and Cost Efficiency Saving Model

David Lancaster

Published by ACPO SBD [2010?]


The Carbon Cost of Crime and its Implications

Professor Ken Pease

Published by ACPO SBD 2009

CARD FRAUD

LINK: Financial Fraud Action UK

A site operated by the financial services industry giving information about its co-ordinated activity on fraud prevention

CAR PARKS

See VEHICLE PARKING in U - V

CASH MACHINES / POINTS / DISPENSERS

See AUTOMATIC TELLER MACHINES in A - B

CEMETERIES

Jewish Burial Grounds: Understanding Values

This PDF report is about understanding the diverse values associated with historic Jewish burial grounds and cemeteries so that they can be sensitively managed and protected.

Published December 2015 by Barker Langham on behalf of Historic England 

CERTIFICATION BODIES - UKAS ACCREDITED

LINK: United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole national accreditation body recognised by government to assess, against internationally agreed standards, organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services


LINK: BM Trada Certification


LINK: British Board of   Agrément (BBA)


LINK: BSI (British Standards Institute  )


LINK: Exova Warrington apt (Certisecure)


LINK: LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) 

CHILDREN

See YOUNG PEOPLE in Y - Z

CHURCH BUILDING SECURITY

Checklist for church properties to reduce the risk of an arson attack

A two-page checklist of advice to reduce the risk of arson at chuch properties

Published February 2016 by Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc 

CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION (CCTV)

Surveillance Camera Code of Practice

Published by Home Office June 2013


CCTV Operational Requirements Manual

N Cohen, J Gattuso, K MacLennan-Brown

Published by Home Office Scientific Development Branch 2009


LINK: The Information Commissioner’s Office

For information and guidance on all aspects of data protection, including the use of CCTV


BS 7958:2009   Closed circuit television (CCTV) Management and operation Code of practice


BS 8418:2010   Installation and remote monitoring of detector operated CCTV systems - Code of practice


UK Police Requirements for Digital CCTV Systems

Published by Home Office and ACPO 2006


LINK: CCTV User Group 

Membership organisation for all people and organisations involved in public space surveillance CCTV management


CCTV supporting small businesses - a brief on-line guide

Published by Home Office March 2013


The Effects of CCTV on Crime - a summary of a review into the effectiveness of CCTV

Published by the College of Policing October 2013 


CODES OF PRACTICE

Hardware for Fire and Escape Doors Issue No.3     Code of Practice:

Published by Door and Hardware Federation and Guild of Architectural Ironmongers 2009


COLLAPSIBLE (CONCERTINA) GATES   

See GRILLES (SHUTTERS, COLLAPSIBLE GATES) in S - T


COMPUTERS/INTERNET SAFETY AND SCAMS

Link: HM Government's Cyber Streetwise.com

A comprehensive guide to internet security (Launched Feb 2014) 


Hoax-Slayer

A very comprehensive website dedicated to debunking email hoaxes, thwarting Internet scammers, combating spam, and educating web users about email and Internet security issues. Hoax-Slayer allows Internet users to check the veracity of common email hoaxes and aims to counteract criminal activity by publishing information about common types of Internet scams. Hoax-Slayer also includes anti-spam tips, computer and email security information, articles about true email forwards, and much more. New articles are added to the Hoax-Slayer website every week


Loss Prevention Standard   LPS 1214: issue 2.1  Specification for testing and classifying physical protection devices for personal computers and similar equipment

Published 2005 by BRE Global Ltd


Loss Prevention Standard  LPS 1175 Issue 7  Requirements and testing procedures for the LPCB approval and listing of intruder resistant building components, strongpoints, security enclosures and free-standing barriers

Published 2010 by BRE Global Ltd


LINK: The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS)

A grouping of over 170 organisations and individuals from government, industry, law enforcement, academia and charities, including parenting groups whose aim is to work in partnership to keep children and young people safe online


LINK: Internet Watch Foundation

An organisation established in 1996 by the internet industry to provide the UK internet Hotline for the public and IT professionals to report criminal online content


LINK: INS@FE

A European network of Awareness Centres promoting safe, responsible use of the Internet and mobile devices to young people.  Co-funded by the Safer Internet Programme and the The European Union


LINK: Verizon Online Safety Guidance

Verizon is an American communication technology company. This is a link to their online safety pages


Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

A police organisation dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children


LINK: Action Fraud

Action Fraud is the UK’s national fraud reporting centre run by the National Fraud Authority – the government agency that helps to co-ordinate the fight against all types of fraud in the UK. They work with partners in law enforcement - the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, run by the City of London Police - to make sure your fraud reports reach the right place

You can report fraud using their online fraud reporting service day or night This service enables you to both report a fraud and find help and support. They also provide help and advice over the phone through the Action Fraud contact centre on 0300 123 2040.

Reports taken are passed to the police who may contact you for further information. Action Fraud does not investigate the cases and cannot advise you on the progress of a case.


Cyber Security

A Guide to Programmes and Resources for Schools & Further Education

Published by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 2015


Small businesses: What you need to know about cyber security

Published by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 2015


An installer's guide to Internet Protocol (IP) in the security industry

Published by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) 2014 


LINK: The Child Online Protection Trust

Internet safety resources for schools, young people and parents


LINK: Cloudwards.net

Online privacy guide

Published September 2017 


COUNTER TERRORISM

LINK: Security Service MI5


COUNTERFEIT PRODUCTS

LINK: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association

The voice of the cosmetic, toiletry and perfumery industry in the UK. Their members vary from small and medium-sized companies to large multi-nationals and include manufacturers, raw material suppliers and service providers. The site includes information about counterfeit products


CRIME - NATIONAL

Link: National Crime Agency (NCA)

The UK's crime-fighting agency with national and international reach


CRIME ANALYSIS

Assessing the Impact of Residential Design on Crime: A Guide to Conducting Case Studies

2012 Dr. Rachel Armitage Huddersfield University


CRIME DETECTION

LINK: Crimestoppers

An independent charity helping to find criminals and help solve crimes.  Call 0800 555 111 to pass on information about crime anonymously


CRIME MAPS - For the general public

LINK: POLICE.uk

Local crime and policing website for England and Wales 


CRIME OPPORTUNITY

Opportunity Makes the Thief - Practical theory for crime prevention

Marcus Felson, Ronald V. Clarke 

Published by The Home Office 1998


Opportunity/security as a driver of crime

This short paper makes the case for why opportunity is one of the key drivers of crime. It looks at the theory that opportunity and security are linked to crime and explores relevant research evidence

Published by The Home Office January 2015


CRIME OPPORTUNITY PROFILING

Crime Opportunity Profiling of Streets (COPS) whole report

Calvin Beckford, Petra Reijnhoudt, Paul van Soomeren, Armando Jongejan, Joachim Jager, Joan Oxley

Purchase BRE Bookshop

Purchase Amazon


Crime Opportunity Profiling of Streets (COPS) an excerpt

Calvin Beckford with Steve Kong, Mark Whitworth and Neil Henson


CRIME PREVENTION

Cutting Crime – A New Partnership 2008-11

Published by the Home Office 2007 - Now archived


Taking time for crime

Published by HMIC 2012  ISBN: 978-1-84987-999-6

A study of how police officers prevent crime in the field


Guidelines for minimum security for domestic property

Published by Master Locksmiths Association 2010

This document is designed to help MLA members, Insurers and the Police Crime Reduction Officers


Home Security – The Complete Handbook

Calvin Beckford and Heather Alston

Published by New Holland Publishers (UK) Ltd 2005

Purchase Amazon


LINK: RISCAuthority

This organisation comprises insurers, brokers, and surveyors and is a scheme for the advancement of risk management within the fire and security sectors.

A wide variety of documents can be downloaded free after you have registered


LINK: Secured Environments

A police certification scheme operated by Perpetuity Group


LINK: European Crime Prevention Network

Set up in 2001 this organisation promotes crime prevention activity in EU Member States and provides a means through which good practice in preventing crime can be shared


LINK: Centre for Crime Prevention

The Centre for Crime Prevention is a campaign for an evidence-based approach to sentencing and policing


Core Business

An inspection into crime prevention, police attendance and the use of police time

Published by HMIC September 2014


The Crime Prevention Guy 

A website operated by serving Texas police officer, Chris Guerra, AKA, “The Crime Prevention Guy”. Lots of video advice


CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (CPTED)

See DESIGNING OUT CRIME below 


CRIME REPORTING - Mobile App

Self Evident is an app that enables you to report crime to the police.  It’s available to download for free from Android and iTunes app stores

An introduction to the app and its uses is available at www.witnessconfident.org

There’s also a full Q&A on the app and service

Click here to link to a You Tube video


CRIMESTOPPERS

An independent charity helping to find criminals and help solve crimes.

This organisation runs the anonymous 0800 555 111 phone number that you can call to pass on information about crime. Alternatively people can pass us information anonymously via their website, using their Giving Information Form.

Callers don't have to give their name or any personal information and calls cannot be traced. This means you won't need to appear in court or give a statement to the police.


CRIME SURVEYS

LINK: National Crime Council of the Republic of Ireland

Ceased operations on 14 October 2008  


LINK: Central Statistics Office Ireland [Republic of Ireland]

Crime and Justice 


Perceptions of Crime   Findings from the 2008/09 Northern Ireland Crime Survey - Research and Statistical Bulletin 1/2010

Published by Northern Ireland Office 


Crime in England and Wales 2009/10   Findings from the British Crime Survey and police recorded crime – Third edition

Published by the Home Office 2010 and amended January 2011 


2009/10 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey   Main Findings

Published by Scottish Government Social Research 2010 


Crime in England and Wales 2010/11     Findings from the British Crime Survey and police recorded crime (First Edition) 

Published by the Home Office July 2011


The Invisible Crime: A Business Crime Survey

A report published by the British Chambers of Commerce 2008


Perceptions of crime, engagement with the police, authorities dealing with antisocial behaviour and Community Payback: Findings from the 2010/11 British Crime Survey

Published by the Home Office 2011


Crime in England and Wales: Year ending June 2012

Published by Office for National Statistics 18 October 2012


Crime Statistics, Focus on Property Crime, 2011/12

Published by Office for National Statistics 9 May 2013


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending March 2013

Published by Office for National Statistics 18 July 2013


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending September 2013

Published by Office for National Statistics 23 January 2014


Crime Against Businesses: Headline findings from the 2013 Commercial Victimisation Survey

Published by Home Office 27 February 2014


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending December 2013

Published by Office for National Statistics 24 April 2014


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending March 2014

Published by Office for National Statistics 17 July 2014


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending June 2014

Published by Office for National Statistics 16 October 2014


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending September 2014

Published by Office for National Statistics 2 January 2015


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending December 2014

Published by Office for National Statistics 23 April 2015


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending March 2015

Published by Office for National Statistics 16 July 2015


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending June 2015

Published by Office for National Statistics 15 October 2015


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending September 2015

Published by Office for National Statistics 21 January 2016


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending December 2015

Published by Office for National Statistics 21 April 2016


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending March 2016

Published by Office for National Statistics 21 July 2016


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending June 2016

Published by Office for National Statistics 20 October 2016


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending September 2016

Published by Office for National Statistics 19 January 2016


Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending December 2016

Published by Office for National Statistics 27 April 2017


CRIMINAL INJURY

LINK: Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

A government organisation that pays compensation to people who have been physically or mentally injured because they were the blameless victim of a violent crime


CRIMINAL RECORDS BUREAU

LINK Criminal Records Bureau