Hello! Crime prevention principles can be found everywhere! Yesterday I walked along the New York City High Line, which is a park 30 feet in the air. It’s…… Read more “CPTED on the High Line in NYC”
Hello! A slightly more emotional post from me this week. My old school, Boronia Heights, has been quite badly vandalised since closing at the end of the…… Read more “Boronia Heights College Vandalism”
How do you stop theft or other crowd related activity (i.e. pickpocketing, especially wallets and mobile phones)? One of the answers is spacing. Make sure you give people room to look at items freely, without having to stand close to someone. Shop theft largely occurs due to opportunity – i.e. lack of surveillance (either a shop keeper or CCTV, usually both), an item that’s easy to pickpocket, and a split-second decision to take the item. Clues Booktown did this really well.
This week the travelling criminologist travelled to….Frankston. Only 35 minutes on the freeway from my house, and is located near the beach. I discovered a brilliant example…… Read more “The Travelling Criminologist travels to….Frankston!”