|The Scottish Centre for Criminology||in association
The University of Sheffield
The British are angry about crime: not fearful, as we have been led to suppose. This is reported on page 6 of today's Independent. To read more, click here.
Week beginning, Monday 12th July:
This was a busy media week! On Wednesday 14th July, The Herald reported our long-awaited findings into the effects of CCTV on crime rates and on the fear of crime in Glasgow. Our main research finding was that, in the year following the introduction of CCTV in Glasgow (which was in November, 1994) recorded crime rates rose effectively by 9%, and detections fell by 4%.
To read the submitted text of Jason Ditton's Herald article, click here.