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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
Mumin, Maria Ungdom Motivational Interventions, is a collaborative project involving the police, the healthcare sector and the social services, with the objective of preventing youths from finding themselves in a state of permanent social exclusion and becoming persistent offenders.
  • Sweden
  • Drugs/alcohol
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • 2009
The primary objective of the project has been to reduce levels of graffiti and vandalism, first and foremost in the subway whose decoration and design the young people have been involved in.
  • Sweden
  • General crime prevention
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • 2011
The project’s primary objective has been to reduce crime in the residential neighbourhoods of Sörse and Andersberg. A second project objective has been to improve the residents’ perceptions of safety and security.
  • Sweden
  • Burglary
  • Community-oriented policing
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • 2012
“Once the cold season starts and night falls early, burglaries are on the rise. Therefore, the police will take action against this type of crime in autumn and winter 2016 and 2017, too. Specific analysis methods and swift search and investigative measures combined with more prevention are to be adopted to counter this type of crime. Direct contact to police officers lies at the heart of these measures.”
  • Austria
  • Burglary
  • Initiatives
  • 2017