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Association of Chief Police Officers CPI

The Association of Chief Police Officers Crime Prevention Initiatives (ACPO CPI) brings together the expertise and experience of chief police officers from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, providing a professional forum to share ideas and best practice, co-ordinate resources and help deliver effective policing which keeps the public safe.

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Police Scotland

Police Scotland was formally established on 1 April 2013 and is responsible for policing across the length and breadth of Scotland, some 28,168 square miles. Police Scotland is the second largest force in the UK after the Metropolitan Police.

Police Scotland’s purpose is to improve the safety and wellbeing of people, places and communities in Scotland. Our focus is on Keeping People Safe which is at the heart of everything that we do.

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Secured by Design

Secured by Design focuses on crime prevention of homes and commercial premises and promotes the use of security standards for a wide range of applications and products.

The principles have been proven to achieve a reduction of crime by up to 75%, and criminal damage by 25%. We have over 450 members with over a 1000 products that meet our high security standards from windows to doors, bike security through to forensic marking. We also provide crime prevention advice for home owners and tenants.

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Burglary prevention advice here.

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Scottish Business Resilience Centre

The Scottish Business Resilience Centre is a non-profit making organisation created in 1996 under the Business Crime Reduction Strategy for Scotland, to establish a unique partnership approach between the Police, business community and Government.

The main function of the Centre is to provide practical advice to the business/commercial sectors on how to develop business crime reduction and prevention strategies. We aim to reduce business crime using a number of measures:

  • promoting specific initiatives within industry sectors and community groups
  • sharing good practice approaches to business related crime prevention
  • raising awareness of the level, impact and cost of business crime
  • creating and supporting a network of relevant partnerships and programmes

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The Crime Prevention Website

The Crime Prevention Website is a free access information website developed by former Metropolitan Police Officer, Crime Prevention Design Adviser and author, Calvin Beckford.

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Visit the library - containing links to documents, books and organisations and online available security standards, policies, codes of practice, technical specifications, guides, building reguations and Acts of Parliament. It also references a wide number of security standards that can be purchased online.

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