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Fact Sheet: Crime Prevention (2019)

Crime prevention is any initiative or policy, which reduces or eliminates victimization or the risk of individual criminal participation. It includes government and community based programs, which go beyond law enforcement and criminal justice to tackle the risk factors that cause crime because it is proven to be more cost effective and leads to greater…

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Crime Prevention Through Social Development: A Resource Guide (1995)

A document intended to help transform the theory of crime prevention through social development (CPSD) into action. The Guide identifies and discusses the issues that inevitably arise and need to be taken into account when considering the implementation of CPSD initiatives. The Guide functions as a reference point for those wanting to work with the…

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Crime Prevention Through Social Development (2000)

A brief review describing the concept of crime prevention through social development (CPSD). It details the types of social problems that are receptive to social development initiatives and describes a number of local, national and international CPSD initiatives. Download

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