New research finds that up to 45% of fraud is linked to organised crime.

New research by the Police Foundation and Perpetuity Research has found that between 31% and 45% of fraud may be linked to organised crime.  This is up to three times higher than the 15% found in previous studies. The research, which was funded by the Dawes Trust, looked at a large sample of frauds taking place in the Midlands and […]

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Atrium Shopping Centre Receives Secured Environments Award

The Atrium Shopping Centre, Camberly, is the latest shopping centre to be accredited as a Secured Environment. The shopping centre underwent a thorough audit of their security processes and procedures, which included independent consultation with staff, review of key documentation and observation of the security measures and procedures in operation. A key challenge for the centres is to maintain good customer […]

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Secured by Design

Secured Environments is a sister accreditation to Secured by Design (SBD). SBD is the trading name of Police Crime Prevention Initiatives Limited. It was set up under the auspices of the Association of Chief Police Officers more than a decade ago and was recently taken over by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) on behalf of the UK Police […]

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SECURITY JOURNAL, EDITED BY MARTIN GILL AND BONNIE FISHER

The Security Journal series is the world’s premier peer-reviewed security journal affiliated with ASIS International. The 2015 Impact Factor has been released and we are delighted to announce that the Security Journal has increased, receiving a 0.867 for 2015, compared to 0.628 in 2014. The Journal’s 5 year impact factor has also increased from 0.596 in 2014 to 0.879 in 2015. Written in an […]

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Crime Prevention and Security Management book series with Palgrave Macmillan – Call for proposals!

Crime Prevention and Security Management book series with Palgrave Macmillan Call for proposals! Would you like to publish in a world-leading crime and security book series, edited by Martin Gill? Submit a book or short Pivot proposal to Josephine.Taylor@palgrave.com About the series It is widely recognised that we live in an increasingly unsafe society, but the study of security and crime […]

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Martin Gill will be speaking at the Markets in Policing conference

‘Markets in Policing: The Appetite for and Organisational, Cultural and Moral Limits to Markets in Public Policing’ International and Comparative Experiences from Europe and Beyond An ESRC Public Policy Conference   11th & 12th July 2016 Liberty Building, University of Leeds   For some time, public policing has been shielded from debates about marketisation and the greater involvement of the […]

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