Scottish Government: What Works to Reduce Crime?

Scottish Government: What Works to Reduce Crime?

The Scottish government have today published their latest literature review on What Works to Reduce Crime? The paper's aims are to 1) Target the underlying causes of crime; 2) Deterrence. How best to deter potential offenders by ensuring that the cost of offending is greater than the benefits and; 3) Target hardening. Increasing the difficulty of offending by reducing opportunities to commit crime.

Read the full report here: What Works to Reduce Crime? A Summary of the Evidence

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