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A Short History of the England and Wales National Burglary Security Initiatives

  • Gloria Laycock
  • Nick Tilley
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Abstract

This chapter describes the history of national policy and practice initiatives attempting to reduce burglary in England and Wales since the 1980s. It will highlight the importance of major projects that were found to have reduced domestic burglary as well as lessons learned from approaches that have produced disappointing results.

Keywords

Burglary prevention Neighbourhood Watch Property marking Safer Cities Crime Reduction Programme Repeat victimisation Street lighting What works Crime drop 

Abbreviations

ALO

Architectural Liaison Officer

BCS

British Crime Survey

CDA

Crime and Disorder Act 1998

CPDA

Crime Prevention Design Advisor

CPTED

Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

CPU

Crime Prevention Unit

CRP

Crime Reduction Programme

CSEW

Crime Survey for England and Wales

DOCO

Designing Out Crime Officer

PEP

Priority Estates Project

RBI

Reducing Burglary Initiative

SCP

Situational crime prevention

SDP

Strategic Development Projects

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jill Dando Institute, Department of Security and Crime ScienceUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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