Homicide prevention - serious violence and vulnerability
Published on 19 October 2022
Resources for tackling serious violence and vulnerability, as part of a homicide prevention strategy.
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This list provides quick access to resources about tackling serious violence.
The resources form part of our homicide prevention framework and can be used to inform the development of a force's homicide prevention strategy.
Crime reduction toolkit interventions
The crime reduction toolkit summarises the best available research evidence on what works to reduce crime.
- Accident and emergency navigators
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Firearm laws
- Health visitors
- Healthcare screening for domestic abuse
- Hot spots policing
- Motivational interviewing
- Problem-oriented policing
- Restorative justice conferencing
- Street lighting
- Therapeutic foster care
- Victim-offender mediation
Visit the crime reduction toolkit for all interventions.
- Knife crime - a problem solving guide
- Major investigation and public protection - authorised professional practice
- Mental health - authorised professional practice
- Serious violence hot spots policing guide
- Vulnerability-related risks
Visit policing guidance for more resources, including authorised professional practice (APP).
College research, tools and briefings
- Knife crime evidence briefing
- Our approach to public health
- Victims of serious violence
- Violence against women and girls toolkit
- Vulnerability and violent crime interventions
- Violent crime in London: trends, trajectories and neighbourhoods
Visit the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction for more information about research.
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