Designing out crime

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Housing, Legal, Regulation

Here Dr Rachel Armitage discusses the impact that the changes to the planning system will have on crime prevention. My research has focused largely on the effectiveness of the Secured by Design (SBD) scheme as a crime reduction measure. Recently, I’ve been interested in the effect of changes in the planning system on the consideration for crime prevention within planning policy and guidance, including the Localism Act (2011), the National Planning Policy Framework and the recent Taylor revi...

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