Homicide prevention - tackling alcohol and drug misuse
Published on 19 October 2022
Resources for tackling alcohol and drug misuse, as part of a homicide prevention strategy.
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This list provides quick access to resources about tackling alcohol and drug misuse.
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.
- Alcohol pricing
- Brief interventions for alcohol use disorders within criminal justice settings
- Car breathalyser lock
- Drink-drive stops
- Drink-driving courts
- Drink-driving media campaigns
- Drink-driving school-based programmes
- Drug courts
- Halfway house programmes
- Hot spots policing
- Increased police patrols to reduce drink-driving
- Problem-oriented policing
Visit the crime reduction toolkit for all interventions
Visit policing guidance for more resources, including authorised professional practice (APP).
College research, tools, and briefings
Visit the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction for more information about research
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