Collective Violence

Five questions on violence committed by youth groups in public space

The aim of the “EU Reco Street violence” project is to make knowledge and good practice on violence committed by youth groups in public space accessible to practitioners, academics and policy makers. To this end it wants to develop an … More

European experiences with street violence: not gangs but troublesome youth groups

Insights from the seminar of the EU Reco Street Violence Project, Paris, November 29 2011 Do European cities have a gangs problem? Cities have different answers to this question, but the answer also depends on what we mean by “gangs”. Most … More

Metropolitan Police inspector Andrew Bayes speaks to French Mayors about the riots

Paris, October 10, 2011 – The Deputy Chief of the department of Crime Prevention and Partnerships of the London Metropolitan Police, Andrew Bayes, met with some 30 French Mayors to talk about the August riots in England and the response … More

Join the seminar on street violence, November 29, 2011, in Paris

Gangs, riots, and violence committed by groups of young people in the public space are important issues for many European cities. Efus launched the “EU RECO STREET VIOLENCE” project in order to collect the existing knowledge and practices on this … More

Following up on the August 2011 riots in England…

Urban Violence: a round-up as of autumn 2011 Paris – 23, September 2011 – Urban violence is a subject that is particularly difficult to grasp for those who are directly or indirectly involved in implementing a local security or prevention … More

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