Publications

Standaardisatie van criminaliteitspreventie; effectief en leuk

Dit artikel gaat over hoe in Nederland en internationaal strategie├źn zoals Veilig Ontwerp en Beheer (VOB) en Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) worden gebruikt om veiligheidsproblemen aan te pakken door middel van samenwerking en ontwerp, wat ook bewezen effectieve aanpakken zoals de Veiligheid Effect Rapportage (VER) en het Politie Keurmerk Veilig Wonen (PKVW) omvat.

Standardisation of crime prevention can be effective and fun

It is common knowledge that the prevention of crime, incivilities and feelings of insecurity require an approach in which local authorities and law enforcement agencies work together with social managers, urban/regional planners and designers and local residents and businesses. The same goes for Security by Design (SbD), Crime Prevention through Urban Design, Planning and Management (CP-UDP), and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). In this article, we will use the term CPTED.

How to demotivate a motivated offender

This article has been nominated for City Security Magazine "Article of the Year". It describes the Routine Activity Theory proposed by Marcus Felson and Lawrence Cohen, explaining that crime opportunities occur when three elements align: a likely offender, a suitable target, and the absence of a capable guardian. It details how the Dutch Institute of Safe and Secure Spaces (DISSS) helps stakeholders identify suitable targets, evaluate risks, and create capable guardians to prevent crimes in public spaces using various standards, methods, and technological innovations.