Ten Beliefs of Crime Prevention

1) Crime Prevention Is Everyone’s Business.
2) Crime Prevention Is More Than Security.
3) Crime Prevention Is The Responsibility Of All Levels Of Government.
4) Crime Prevention Is Linked With Solving Social Problems.
5) Crime Prevention Is Cost-Effective.
6) Crime Prevention Requires A Central Position In Law Enforcement.
7) Crime Prevention Requires Cooperation By All Elements Of A Community.
8) Crime Prevention Requires Education, Continual Testing And Improvement.
9) Crime Prevention Requires Tailoring To Local Needs And Conditions.
10) Crime Prevention Improves The Quality Of Life For Every Community And Its Residents.
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