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As safe as houses - the role of North Yorkshire Police in designing out crime

Keeping homes and communities safe and secure is the essence of local policing and lies at the very heart of North Yorkshire Police. But did you know that the police could already be involved in keeping you and your home safe, before your house and surrounding neighbourhood has even been built?

Homes for ex-Service heroes and their families at an ‘island of tranquillity’ within Greater London receive a Secured by Design Gold Award

Ex-Service personnel, including some that have been severely wounded in the line of duty, can look forward to moving into new, purpose-built homes, which have achieved the highest standards of security awarded by Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative.

Helping to secure your home - crime prevention tips from unique garden can add security to your home

The ‘Safe & Secure’ crime prevention garden that proved such a hit at the at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Hyde Hall Flower Show had many techniques incorporated into it to deter opportunistic burglars – and these techniques can be used in any front or rear garden.

PCPI accreditation recognises how Exeter has made ‘significant strides’ in a short time to work with businesses to achieve a safer city centre

Based in a fourth floor office with a window view overlooking one of the country’s most awe-inspiring cathedrals with a backdrop of the rolling hills of the Dartmoor National Park, Exeter Business Against Crime (EBAC) Co-ordinator Gary Clifton admits there are days when he scarcely has time to look up from his desk.

Staff from Policing and Community Safety Partnerships across Northern Ireland undertake crime prevention qualifications

Northern Ireland is making a significant investment in crime prevention, supporting staff from their Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSPs) in obtaining a Level 3 Introduction to Crime Prevention Award, an accredited qualification delivered by the Police Crime Prevention Academy.

Staffordshire, the oldest Business Crime Reduction Partnership in the UK, receives national accreditation

Staffordshire is home to the oldest Business Crime Reduction Partnership in the UK and has built a network of 26 retail and pub groups incorporating 900 member businesses to reduce crime in town and city centres around the county.

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