Toolkits

Neighbourhood Watch has built collections of free resources that are designed to provide guidance on how to tackle a range of issues including crime prevention and welbeing.

Burglary

Our burglary prevention pages give advice and suggestions to help protect your family and your home from thieves.

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Car Crime

In the UK, a car is stolen on average every ten minutes (ITV, 2020).  Whilst we can't always prevent it, there are simple steps we can all take to reduce our chances of becoming a victim of car crime. 

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Dog Theft

Dog owners are increasingly concerned about their dogs being stolen from them.  This  toolkit explains how to keep dogs SECURE, IN SIGHT and SEARCHABLE.

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Antisocial Behaviour

Antisocial behaviour (ASB) incidents have increased over the last three years.  45% of people say ASB is a problem where they live. These resources help to recognise and resolve ASB problems

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Bicycle Theft

Here are our tops tips forhelping to prevent your bicycle being stolen

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Child Sexual Exploitation

Child sexual exploitation is a type of child sexual abuse involving the manipulation or coercion of people under 18 into sexual activity. ​To help you raise awareness among your community about child sexual exploitation and how to spot the signs, we’ve compiled a range of free campaign materials that you can use to educate and inform people in your neighbourhood.

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Scams

We’ve identified five tactics that scammers use to hook people in. Knowing these will help you to avoid being scammed. 

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Hate Crime

A hate crime is any incident, that the victim, or anyone else, thinks is motivated by hostility or prejudice towards them.

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Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse can involve physical or sexual violence, but often includes psychological, emotional or economic abuse.

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County Lines

County lines is a form of criminal exploitation in which criminals groom and manipulate children and vulnerable adults to recruit them as runners to transport drugs and cash all over the country,

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Elder Abuse

The issue of elder abuse is often a difficult issue to think about. Here are some information and resources and show you who to contact if you’re worried about a neighbour or a friend.

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Serious Violence

Serious violence is violence that causes injuries so severe that they require hospital treatment.
Some of the increase in serious violence be attributed to drug-market violence and County Lines where criminal gangs set up drug-dealing operations in places outside their usual operating area.

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Modern Slavery

Modern slavery is an umbrella term encompassing slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking. Victims of modern slavery are unable to leave their situation and are controlled by threats, punishment, violence, coercion, and deception.

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Rural Crime

Rural crime has no set definition, however it can be very broadly classified as any crime and anti-social behaviour occurring in rural areas. Rural crime is often linked to Organised Crime Groups who target rural communities to commit crimes such as organised plant theft, livestock theft, burglaries targeting firearms, poaching and hare coursing.

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Terrorism

Terrorism is the use of indiscriminate violence to spread fear in a bid to achieve political, religious, ideological, or financial aims. This information will help you to find out more about some of the signs that terrorist activity may be being planned near you, and what to do.

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