Tag Archives: Police

French policy document on crime prevention , Finance Act Project 2011

Volunteer citizens engaged locally in policing activities

How do volunteer citizens work with the police institutions? What is the scope of such engagement activities, and how can they be defined? Are local authorities supporting initiatives to engage citizens in patrolling, controlling and reassurance activities? What evaluation is available … More

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

Efus Country Profile: France

Last update : 02.10
1.Crime statistics

Crime rate (2008) : 57.51 ‰ (2007 : 58.33‰; 2006 : 61.03‰; 2005 : 62.35‰)
In France crime rate is the ratio between offences and the national population according to census
Offences (2008): 3.558.329
Since 2002 offences decrease of 14,21%
Main Offences (2008):
Thefts : 1.847.205. Since 1998, thefts decrease (-19,39%)
People offences : 408.251, in the past ten years, people offences increase (+84,77%)
Economic offences : 381.032. Since 2005, economic offences increase (+19,56%)
Others (including drugs) : 921.841. More or less stable since 2002
Custodies (2008): 577.816. Since 2004, custodies increase (+22.40%) and cause many arguments between politics, and between law enforcement forces and Justice
Offenders (2008):
Total : 1.172.393. Since 2004 number of offenders increase of 15,17%
Minors percentage (10-18) : 17,73%. The ratio minors/offenders decrease since 2006 (2006 : 18,33%; 2007 : 18,04%), but the number of minors increase (+12.52% between 2004 and 2008).

L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

1. General Information : L’Hospitalet de Llobregat is a city to the immediate southwest of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain, and the second largest in Catalonia by population. L’Hospitalet de Llobregat is notable for being one of the most densely populated … More

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