Home Office – Cutting the cost of crime

Acquisitive crime such as burglary and robbery cost Britain some £9.5 billion a year. Ethnographic research provided the inspiration for a strategy that reflected the way offenders really see their victims: as so careless they deserve to be robbed.
Agency: RKCR / Y&RAuthors: Alice Huntley (principal), Sharon Sawers and Emma Roberts (contributing)

Home Office – Cutting the cost of crime


Chances are that one in five of you reading this paper will be a victim of theft this year.1


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