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Effective practice

Welcome to the Effective Practice area for community safety practitioners.

This area provides access to all the Effective Practice publications on the Home Office website, including guidance, case studies and research.

You can also submit and share your examples of effective practice by providing details of problem solving case study work which has taken place at a local level.

If you are interested in more general news and information relating to crime and community safety at a local level, including information about funding, award schemes and lots more ... please go to the Community Safety Partnerships page .

If you would like to receive News Updates and Information regarding crime and community safety at a local level, please email us at Effectivepractice@Homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk


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Effective practice is relevant to community safety partnerships, voluntary and private organisations, and communities who work to cut crime.

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Tackling Gangs and Serious Youth Violence, Enfield
Read the Tilley Awards 2012 Overall Winner and Winner of the Public Vote, Tackling Gangs and Youth Violence case study which concentrated on reducing gang related crime and serious youth violence.
Published 10 December 2012

Senior Citizen Liaison Team, Bristol
Read the Tilley Awards 2012 Vulnerable Groups Certificate of Merit case study which reduced doorstep crime, distraction burglary and rogue traders.
Published 10 December 2012

South Bank Employers Group and Community Safety Accreditation Scheme, London
This Tilley Awards 2012 Projects Led by Non-Police Agencies Certificate of Merit case study focused on reducing antisocial behaviour and street drinking and begging.
Published 10 December 2012

Making Cotgrave Smile
The Tilley Awards 2012 Projects Led by Non-Police Agencies National Finalist case study focused on tackling crime and antisocial behaviour.
Published 10 December 2012

Operation St Austell, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
See how the Tilley Awards 2012 Other Crime Types Certificate of Merit case study tackled stray horses and related problems.
Published 10 December 2012

Project Gulf, Salford
Read the Tilley Awards 2012 Other Crime Types National Finalist case study which focuses on tackling organised crime.
Published 10 December 2012

Operation Unite,Sandwell, West Midlands
Read how the Tilley Awards 2012 Offender Based Interventions Certificate of Merit case study reduced seasonal rises in acquisitive crime.
Published 10 December 2012

HMP Leeds Recovery Wing
The Tilley Awards 2012 Offender Based Interventions National Finalist case study focused on addressing substance misuse needs of prisoners.
Published 10 December 2012

Be A Good Guy, Bin It Don't Burn It, St Helens
See how the Tilley Awards 2012 Antisocial Behaviour Certificate of Merit case study reduced antisocial behaviour during Bonfire Night.
Published 10 December 2012

Project Schoolbike, Bromley
Read the Tilley Awards 2012 Antisocial Behaviour National Finalist case study which reduced antisocial behaviour on school bus routes during peak school travelling times.
Published 10 December 2012

Operation Kingston, Liverpool
Read the Tilley Awards 2012 Alcohol and Drugs National Finalist case study which focuses on the influence of cocaine on violence in the night time economy.
Published 10 December 2012

Tilley awards 2012 - winners announced
Congratulations to the 'tackling gang and youth violence' team in Enfield for being the overall winner of the Tilley awards 2012 and also the public vote.
Published 7 December 2012

Peer Networks Survey is now live
Complete our Peer Networks Survey and let us know how many you belong to, what you think of them, and whether you'd like to see and hear more of them.
Published 16 November 2012

New Page on the Home Office website - other funding streams
A new page has been added under the community safety partnership area of the Home Office website featuring details of non-Home Office funding sources which practitioners may find useful when resourcing case study projects within crime and community safety.
Published 19 October 2012

New page on the Home Office website - other sources of good practice
Check out the new page under the community safety partnership area of the Home Office website. The page features details of other sources of good practice in crime and commuity safety, that practitioners may find useful when researching potential projects.
Published 17 October 2012

Project Oracle - Youth Evidence Hub
The Project Oracle website is now up and running and ready for submissions. The Youth Evidence Hub aims to 'understand and share what really works' in youth programmes in London.
Published 16 October 2012

Learning from the Neighbourhood Agreements Pathfinder Programme
Read the latest research which sets out several suggestions that will help those interested in developing a Neighbourhood Agreement approach in their local area. In particular it provides guidance to practitioners on planning an Agreement, how to monitor its effectiveness, and how to sustain local resident engagement.
Published 5 October 2012

Test, Learn, Adapt - Developing Public Policy with Randomised Controlled Trials
This report from the Cabinet Office presents information helpful to practitioners who want to improve the strength of their evidence by using more systematic approaches to planning, conducting, implementing and evaluating new initiatives. 
Published 5 October 2012

Guidance by Department of Health on Sharing Information to Tackle Violence
This Guidance highlights how community safety partnerships (CSPs) can reduce violence in their community by encouraging A&Es to collect and share information on time, type and location of assault, as part of the government's commitment to deliver on Information Sharing to Tackle Violence.
Published 25 September 2012

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