- Created by: Tiziana Di Placido
- Created on: 14-01-19 11:18
Ron clarke (1992) describes situational crime prevention as a "Pre-emptive approach that relies, not on improving society or its institutions, but simply on reducing oppurtunities for crime". He identifies three features of measures aimed at situational crime prevention:
- They are directed at specific crimes.
- They involve managing or altering the immediate environment of the crime.
- They aim at increasing the the effort and risks of commiting crime and reducing the rewards.
For eg: 'Target hardening' measures such as locking doors and windows increse the effort a burglar needs to make, while increased…