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​​​​​​Advice of Developers
Preventing crime through clever design

Crime is a major risk everywhere in today's world but there are simple, practical steps you can take as a developer or homeowner to design your surroundings to deter criminals – while presenting an attractive face to the world.

For a crime to occur there must be three elements present – someone willing to commit an offence, someone vulnerable to the offence and an environment that enables the offence to occur.

The following document provides practical measures for developers and homeowners through smart design, to reduce the opportunities for crime.​