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Measuring public perceptions of safety
The Veiligheidsmonitor Rijk 2007 [Government Security Monitor 2007, only in Dutch] measures both objective and perceived safety. Objective safety is...

  • Netherlands
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014
The goal of the project is to change the behaviour of the youngsters that lead to less delinquency and better school results. The behavioural change is not only focused upon the individual teenager, but to the whole peer group.
  • Netherlands
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • 2011
Icehearts is not considered as a diversion from or alternative to time spend in criminal activity. Rather, sport is used as a means of establishing relationships with at-risk children and their families. The programme also aims at preventing circumstances that would lead to the taking of the child into custody by the child welfare authorities. Other objectives are to decrease inequality, prevent truancy and drop-outs, help ensure a peaceful and orderly school environment.
  • Finland
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • 2011

“… fear of crime can be regarded as a social problem comparable to crime itself” (National Crime Prevention Program 1999). The Finnish definition of crime prevention focuses on reducing harm...

  • Finland
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014