The Crime Prevention Website



Highways Act 1980 Section 154  Obstruction of highways and streets  Cutting or felling etc. trees etc. that overhang or are a danger to roads or footpaths

Highways Act 1980 Section 164  Danger or annoyance to users of highways and streets  Power to require removal of barbed wire

Loss Prevention Standard   LPS 1175 Issue 7.2   

Requirements and testing procedures for the LPCB approval and listing of intruder resistant building components, strongpoints, security enclosures and free-standing barriers

Published 2014 by BRE Global Ltd 

Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 Section 2  Liability in tort  Extent of occupier’s ordinary duty

Occupiers’ Liability Act 1984  Whole Act  Duty of occupier to persons other than his visitors

BS 1722: 18 parts  

These standards provide specifications for a variety of fencing types


Guide on Firearms Licensing Law

Published by Home Office April 2016


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

Published 2009 Door and Hardware Federation

LINK: London Fire Brigade

A highly comprehensive site giving fire safety advice

LINK: The Fire Safety Advice Centre

An excellent site providing free fire safety and fire prevention advice in the United Kingdom

LINK: RISC Authority

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

The Building Regulations 2000  [Fire Safety]  Approved Document B  Volumes 1 and 2 (2006 Editions) List of revisions and corrections

March 2010

The Building Regulations 2000 Fire Safety  Approved Document B

Incorporating 2000 and 2002amendments

Fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats

Published by Local Government Group


Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

LINK The SHARAN project

U.K. based charity which seeks to provide support, advice and create a forum for vulnerable women, particularly of South Asian origin

LINK Women's Aid

Women's Aid is the national domestic violence charity that helps up to 250K women and children every year


LINK: Forensic Science Regulator

The Forensic Science Regulator ensures that the provision of forensic science services across the criminal justice system is subject to an appropriate regime of scientific quality standards.

LINK: Scottish Police Authority Forensic Services

Forensic Services brings together forensic and fingerprint capability and Scene of Crime Officers, placing forensic services in Scotland at the forefront of evidence capture and analysis.  This approach provides a fully integrated national service from ‘crime scene through to court'.


Fraud: The Facts 2017

Annual report from the Financial Fraud Action UK (Payment Industry Fraud)

Useful advice about fraud (Metropolitan Police)

A very useful section on the Metropolitan Police Website providing no less than 15 links to organisations in the United Kingdom that can help you.

LINK: Comparitech

This page on Comparitech’s website provides guidance written by a privacy expert and links to useful resources for victims and anyone looking to protect themselves from the main types of scams, schemes and fraudulent activity online (and offline)

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.

Link: Who Can You Trust

A not-for-profit community interest website company (based in Essex) set up with the sole aim of alerting and advising people in the 55+ age group about the need to be on their guard against scammers, fakers, fraudsters, tricksters etc.

LINK: The Charity Fraud Line

The Charity Fraud Line, 08000 232 101,is a 24/7 service operated by Crimestoppers that helps to protect public donations to various charities from being misused.  Its aim is to take information anonymously from those who have knowledge or a well-grounded suspicion that a member of a charity, be it management, staff or volunteer, may be acting dishonestly and committing fraud 

The Little Book of Big Scams - Fourth Edition

This excellent 52 page guide gives advice on how to avoid on-line, mail, door-to-door and telephone scams

Published by The Metropolitan Police Service 2018

LINK: Who.Is

A website where you can search a web address to see when it was registered and by whom. Follow the link given to obtain the details of the person who registered the domain name.


ACS Fuel Theft Advice Guide (and LINK to Association of Convenience Stores)

Published 2014

Association of Convenience Stores 

Updated March 2018