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Fear of crime and fear reduction strategies


This paper reviews what is known about fear of crime in Australia. A number of strategies are suggested for the reduction of fear which appear to have met with some success, either in Australia or overseas. Grabosky notes that policy makers should proceed with caution as some crime prevention initiatives actually create crime and generate more fear.

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Grabosky P 1995. Fear of crime and fear reduction strategies. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 44. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi44