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Crime prevention

We use the term as defined in § 3 of the UN Guidelines: crime prevention “comprises strategies and measures that seek to reduce the risk of crimes occurring, and their potential harmful effects on individuals and society, including fear of crime, by intervening to influence their multiple causes.”

Source: ICPC International Report 2010, pp. 185

added by
Burkhard Hasenpusch
German Congress on Crime Prevention (GCOCP)

french: Prévention de la criminalité (du crime)

spanish: Prevención de la criminalidad