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Industry associations come together to highlight benefits of compliant security systems

Security systems are one of the many essential tools in the fight against crime, and in particular burglary, theft and robbery. Academic research shows professionally installed alarm systems provide a greater deterrent and properties fitted out with them are less likely to be targeted by criminals, who know they may well be monitored. Burglars want easy pickings and avoid properties with effective security.

Ensure your garden is Safe & Secure as Autumn draws in

For the past few years Essex Police have been working with the Royal Horticultural Society to promote and publicise the benefits of defensive planting as a crime prevention measure.

Police Digital Security Centre launch Safeguarding advice hub

The Police Digital Security Centre (PDSC) have launched a Safeguarding advice hub, adding to the range of useful cyber security information it provides for both individuals and businesses. 

Distinguished academic educates officers on CPTED

A distinguished academic has been working with the Police Crime Prevention Academy in the delivery of an accredited specialist crime prevention qualification for West Yorkshire Police staff.

Secured by Design support National Home Security Month

Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative that is owned by the UK Police Service with the specific aim to reduce crime and help people live more safely, will be supporting National Home Security Month (NHSM) 2020.

Kingston University Town House: a showcase for learning in a secure environment

In South West London, Kingston University’s landmark Town House opened its doors briefly for the first time in January 2020 but had to close as Government COVID-19 restrictions came into force. As the academic year started in September, the Town House library reopened to all Kingston University students and staff on a reduced capacity basis with its facilities only being open to the wider community as and when it is safe to do so. In this article, Secured by Design takes a glimpse behind the scenes at how proven police crime prevention measures were introduced from inception to completion to ensure it is safe and secure for students, residents and businesses.

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