Crime prevention - Policy and Consultation
Proactive policy development and support to prevent crime is critical to reducing offending and the personal and social costs of crime.
In this section
- Priority Offenders: the Priority Offenders Initiative provides an opportunity to alter the life course of long term prolific offenders and impact positively on them, their families or whānau, and the communities in which they live.
- Youth justice: dealing with offending by children aged 10 to 13 years, and young people aged 14 to 16 years. Read about the Youth Crime Action Plan 2013-2023.
- Alcohol: read about the Alcohol Reform Bill and other alcohol work underway.
- Reducing knife crime: a range of actions to reduce the harm that can arise from young people carrying knives.
- Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED): resources for crime prevention through environmental design.
- Crime prevention and community safety projects: funding for crime prevention and community safety projects.
- Sexual violence primary prevention services: funding for initiatives targeting the primary prevention of sexual violence.
- STOP Graffiti: the Stop Tagging Our Place Strategy.
Drivers of Crime: addressing the drivers and context of crime.