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A project aimed at reducing crime against tourists through partnership working.
  • Hungary
  • Car theft
  • Other OPC
  • Pickpocketing
  • Initiatives

Operation Thor

Operation Thor, which was launched by An Garda Síochána (Irish Police Service) 2 November 2015 is a multi-stranded national operation which entails a broad range of...

  • Ireland
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • National policy
  • 2014

All members of An Garda Síochána (Police officers) promote crime prevention and reduction. However, there are also dedicated Crime Prevention Officers within each Garda Division. These Crime...

  • Ireland
  • Organised property crime
  • Car theft
  • National policy
  • 2014

The Dutch government works together with corporate organisations to combat vehicle crime. Together these parties have installed the Foundation for Tackling Vehicle crime (AVc). This type of...

  • Netherlands
  • Organised property crime
  • Car theft
  • National policy
  • 2014
In 2013 the National Crime Prevention Strategy – which is the baseline for the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) – decided to promote architectural solutions that help to construct safer homes and safer environment. While it did not attract great attention in Hungary, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has gone wire in other countries. By following CPTED principles architects build real estates that are not promising for criminals because of its flood lightness, accessibility and orderliness. The Hungarian way was different. We protected our homes by planting enormous bushes around our houses, like some sort of fortress, to keep unwelcomed guests away.
  • Hungary
  • Pickpocketing
  • Initiatives
  • 2017