Situational Crime Prevention and Supply Chain Security

Martin Gill is editor of the ASIS Foundation’s ‘CRISP’ series, which stands for ‘Connecting Research in Security to Practice’. And the tenth report in the series has just been published. It is called Situational Crime Prevention and Supply Chain Security, and it is authored by Dr Harald Haelterman. It provides a reference guide on how best to approach the introduction […]

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Reducing re-offending through employment

There has long been a link identified between employment and offending. The desistence literature suggests that gaining legitimate paid work can reduce offending behaviour. There are a number of reasons why this may be the case, including, that employment distracts from offending, that regular/stable income removes the need to offend, that interaction with non offenders creates a positive influence and […]

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Smoking cessation work with Looked After Children

Perpetuity is currently conducting an evaluation of work undertaken in one local area, to support Looked After Children living in residential care homes, to stop smoking. Care home staff face a number of difficulties in enforcing no smoking rules to provide smoke-free environments for young people, and therefore the service are keen to develop their understanding of the value and […]

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Free access to Safer Communities journal articles until Sunday 17th March 2013

  Articles from the Safer Communities journal are freely available until Sunday 17th March   Recent popular articles: What we did when it happened: a timeline analysis of the social disorder in London – Daniel Briggs Risk, prevention and early intervention: Youth justice responses to girls – Sean Creaney Payment by results in the criminal justice system: Can it deliver? – Jon Collins […]

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