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Links to resources relating to crime prevention in the community.
Title Summary
2017 Information Forum - Public Safety Infrastructure Fund Watch videos from the 2017 forum providing best practice tips for project proposals to enhance community safety and prevent crime using public infrastructure design.
Acknowledgement and Publicity Guidelines These Acknowledgement and Publicity Guidelines are part of Community Crime Prevention grant funding agreements.
Case study: Footscray CCTV - Evaluating its effectiveness Presentation by Maribyrnong City Council about its approach to evaluating the implementation of CCTV in Footscray.
Case study: Theft from motor vehicle reduction strategy in Whittlesea Reducing the opportunity for thefts from motor vehicles through community awareness and education.
Common situational crime prevention techniques and examples A quick overview of common situational crime prevention techniques and examples to help with project planning.
Crime prevention project management tips These tips cover key stages in problem solving and project management and can be used to support the development of your application and help ensure that your project is successful in achieving its objectives.
Crime Statistics Agency (External link) The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is responsible for processing, analysing and publishing Victorian crime statistics, independent of Victoria Police.
Delivering a public art or mural project Information to support councils and community partners delivering public art or mural projects to prevent graffiti vandalism
Designing an effective anti-graffiti education program Information and guidance to support councils to effectively design and deliver a graffiti education program for young people.
Executive summary - Youth Crime Prevention Grants Evaluation Report The Crime Statistics Agency is conducting an independent evaluation of the YCPG program and provided a mid-term interim evaluation report in January 2020.
Fact sheet: Designing a crime prevention education and awareness campaign Tips on delivering effective education and awareness campaigns to prevent common opportunistic crimes.
Fact sheet: Fencing as a crime prevention tool Information to support applications for fencing under the Community Safety Fund grants.
Fact sheet: improving lighting to prevent crime This information supports applications for small-scale lighting initiatives under the Community Safety Fund grants
Fact sheet: Protecting yourself from theft in public Tips to help protect yourself when out and about.
Fact sheet: Security alarms as a crime prevention tool This information is to support applications for security alarm systems (without video surveillance) under the Community Safety Fund grants.
Form - Supplier Details Form - EFT Payments Complete this form to advise of bank details to be supplied with the funding agreement.
Form: Final report certification Use this form to certify the content of your final report.
Form: Photography and video consent This form asks for consent to allow the department to use photographs (photos, photography) or video footage for future promotion of the department’s activities.
Frequently asked questions: Community Safety Fund Grants 2019-20 These FAQs will help you apply for a 2019-20 Community Safety Fund grant.
Frequently asked questions: Graffiti Prevention Grants 2019-20 These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are essential reading for Victorian councils wishing to apply for a Graffiti Prevention Grant.