Tackling Burglary: Burglary Reduction Materials


Tackling Burglary

Publicity Materials

There are a number of Home Office publications available that provide crime prevention advice. A list of those that are domestic burglary specific can be found below.

Some leaflets are available in other formats (i.e. audio cassette, large print and Braille). Some are available in other languages.

  • A Guide to Home Security
    General guide giving householders practical advice on how to make their home more secure.

  • Peace of Mind While You Are Away
    Practical security tips for homeowners on keeping their home secure when on holiday.

  • Peace of Mind When You Move Home
    Advice on keeping your home and possessions secure when you are moving.

  • Home Security – an introduction to domestic surveying
    A comprehensive, easy to use training package which includes an interactive CD-Rom and a handy sized booklet. You will learn how to carry out crime prevention surveys on domestic properties. It has been designed for non-specialists who have no previous experience of crime prevention but will also prove useful for everyone, no matter what level of knowledge or experience they have. * This package is no longer available to order. However, you can still download the CD-Rom and the booklet.

  1. An A4 version booklet is available to download PDF 394K
  2. You can download the full package if you have a fast internet connection. Warning: This 125Mb file will take around 40 minutes to download using a broadband connection.

  • Top Ten Crime Reduction Tips for Students
    A leaflet containing crime reduction tips for students living away from home.

  • Student Survival Guide
    A booklet designed for college or university students containing personal safety and crime prevention advice.

  • Student Welfare Officer Toolkit
    An online practical guide on how to reduce crime on your campus, make your students safer, and increase awareness of crime in general in your university or college.

  • Be Safe, Be Secure. Your Practical Guide to Crime Reduction
    Provides comprehensive crime prevention advice on protecting yourself, your family, home and possessions. It also features information on local community activity. Aimed at those with an active interest and involvement in crime prevention as well as those who primarily wish to protect themselves and their family.

  • Keep Safe – A Personal Safety Guide
    A booklet designed for people with learning disabilities containing personal safety and crime reduction tips for when at home and when out and about.

  • How to Beat the Bogus Caller
    This leaflet gives householders, in particular older and vulnerable people, advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of distraction burglary.

Multiple copies of the above materials can be ordered from Prolog on 0870 241 4680. Quote product reference numbers from the Home Office Publicity Catalogue. Note: Leaflets are free of charge.

Last update: Monday, July 21, 2008