The most effective crime prevention initiatives are those grounded in a strong evidence base.

A number of online resources and useful websites are available below to support practitioners in the development of grant applications for their community safety projects and evidence-based project design.

The Community Crime Prevention Unit also has criminology and community safety experts on hand who can provide you with advice on particular crime issues or problem locations, or to present to your committee or group. To contact the team, email communitycrimeprevention@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)