BESECURE is developing a suite of tools to support urban security and safety key decision makers focussed specifically on crime and instability. The tools will provide decision makers with structured information from literature research and case studies; a process support tool and data visualisation and analysis tools. The overarching aim to be to support decision makers in taking evidence based decisions.
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The project aim was to develop estimates of the economic costs of crime in Hungary. The researchers were interested in finding out what the costs of crime are to the community, at a social level. In September 2009 Hungarian researchers with the assistance of experts from the United Kingdom have taken stock of the data accessible from the existing data systems and sources in Hungary and they have come to the conclusion that there is place for developing estimates based on the existing data.
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The research summary from the Romanian Crime Research and Prevention Institute, Public enquiry on Social attitudes on (road) traffic risks, examined car drivers’ attitudes towards traffic risks. The outcomes are supposed to be used to guide the activities on road traffic education. The study was a reiteration of a research conducted 2 years ago, in March 2008, and had the same objectives as the one carried out earlier.
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In Romania, sexual crimes have been scarcely tackled in criminological studies so that, at present, there has only been disparate data and statistics regarding this type of crime. In the context of accurate information being the basis to ensure efficient preventive endeavours as well as having in view the fact that the prevention of sexual crimes against minors is one of the priorities of the Romanian Police in the field of crime prevention.
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- Sexual violence
- Child sexual exploitation
In the study the Romanian Crime Research and Prevention Institute evaluated the project ,,Strengthening the capacity of the Romanian law enforcement agencies to prevent and investigate internet child pornography cases”, initiated in 2010 by the Romanian Police, together with the Norwegian Police. The project aims were to provide more information for target groups (children, parents, teachers) for preventing child pornography online, for this reason the Crime Research and Prevention Institute carried out a survey in February 2010. The study also presents the evaluation results.
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