Crime prevention and control

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What is situational crime prevention?
It relies on reducing the opportunities for crime. It's directed at crimes, involves managing the immediate environment of the crime, and they reduce the rewards of crime.
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1 criticism of situational crime prevention is that it simply displaces crime. What are the 5 forms of displacement?
Spatial - moving the crime elsewhere. Temporal - committing it at a different time. Target - changing the victim. Tactical - different method. Functional - different type of crime.
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What are 4 other criticisms of situational crime prevention.
It focuses on petty street crime. It assumes criminals make rational calculations. It ignores the root causes of crime. CCTV isn't useful.
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What is environmental crime prevention?
Wilson and Kelling - use a zero tolerance policy against any signs of disorder.
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What is social and community crime prevention?
It looks at the potential offender and their social context. It tries to reform conditions such as poverty and unemployment.
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Spatial - moving the crime elsewhere. Temporal - committing it at a different time. Target - changing the victim. Tactical - different method. Functional - different type of crime.

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1 criticism of situational crime prevention is that it simply displaces crime. What are the 5 forms of displacement?

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It focuses on petty street crime. It assumes criminals make rational calculations. It ignores the root causes of crime. CCTV isn't useful.

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Wilson and Kelling - use a zero tolerance policy against any signs of disorder.

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It looks at the potential offender and their social context. It tries to reform conditions such as poverty and unemployment.

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