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Crime Prevention

Volume 958: debated on Thursday 16 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has any plans for informing householders of the advice and assistance provided by crime prevention officers in obtaining the best possible means of securing household property against break-ins; and what public information services there have been over the past 12 months to promote the service provided by crime prevention officers.

The Home Office provides information about the free advice available from police crime prevention officers by use of television films, local radio tapes, a booklet and a leaflet. We plan to continue such publicity. Further information is given locally through police crime prevention departments and the crime prevention panels drawn from the community to assist them.