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Since a criminal career often starts in early youth, normally before the age of criminal responsibility, the Swedish Government considers early and clear measures to prevent or limit an...

  • Sweden
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014

“… 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

Safety and its opposite, fear of crime, are two important and central issues in crime prevention efforts. Recent years have brought a significant increase in the number of studies and...

  • Denmark
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014

In Denmark, between 360 and 475 rapes are reported annually. In addition to this are the unreported figures. Annually, it is estimated that about 2600 more incidents of rape or attempted...

  • Denmark
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014