Evidence briefing about situational crime prevention interventions
This evidence briefing supports police and crime reduction partners to make evidence-based decisions about using situational crime prevention techniques to reduce neighbourhood crime.
Neighbourhood crime is defined by the Home Office as domestic burglary, vehicle-related crime, theft from the person and robbery (Home Office, 2020).
The briefing provides:
- a definition of situational crime prevention and the theories that underpin this approach
- an overview of the factors that can influence neighbourhood crime
- interventions that can be used to address neighbourhood crime