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Public concern about serious organised crime

Bullock, K and Leeney, D (2012) Public concern about serious organised crime Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14 (4). pp. 278-292.

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The 2011 cross-government Organised Crime Strategy (Home Office, 2011) emphasises the need for community safety practitioners to provide information to help citizens recognise when they may be vulnerable to serious organised crime so that they might take steps to prevent victimisation and the need for the state response to serious organised crime to be supported by local communities. Drawing on focus group data, this article examines the nature of public concern about serious organised crime; citizen views regarding the police (and other agency) response to serious organised crime; and how information about serious organised crimes is communicated to members of the public. This article finishes by considering implications for community safety practice in light of the 2011 Organised Crime Strategy. © 2012 Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
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Date : November 2012
Identification Number : 10.1057/cpcs.2012.8
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Additional Information : This is a post-review, pre-copy edit version of an article published in Crime Prevention and Community Safety. The definite published version "Bullock, K., & Leeney, D. (2012). Public concern about serious organised crime. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(4), 278-292", is available onlne at:
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Date Deposited : 12 Sep 2013 14:56
Last Modified : 01 Jun 2014 01:08

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