United Kingdom

Should crime prevention move to participatory mode? A debate on the Manifesto of Aubervilliers and Saint-Denis at the National Community Safety Network’s conference in London

London, 17 September 2013 – Efus organised a debate on the Manifesto of Aubervilliers and Saint-Denis at the annual conference of the National Community Safety Network (NCSN), held on 17 September on the campus of the University of Middlesex in … More

British Justice Secretary says that “prison is too expensive”

London – April 16, 2011 – The rise in prison population is “financially unsustainable, it is pointless and very bad value for taxpayers’ money,” said the British Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke in an interview published today by The Times. Part … More

UK : Where have all the preventers gone?

A personal impression of crime prevention in England & Wales from Paul Ekblom, Professor of Design Against Crime, Central Saint Martins College of Art Design, London. “It’s rather difficult to see exactly, after nearly a year in office, what the UK’s Coalition government is […]

A whole new world (in the UK)

Following the election of a Conservative/Liberal coalition Government in May, in the context of drastic financial reductions to all sectors of public action, radical changes in the way community safety is managed in the UK are being implemented. On October … More

Interrogation in the UK on the new government’s program in urban safety

In March 2010, a new strategy entitled Safe and Confident Neighbourhood Strategy was issued by the Labour government. Generally well received, the strategy emphasized the need for sustainable policing rooted in the local partnership in which citizens could have total … More

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