The Effectiveness of Public Space CCTV: A Review of Recent Published Evidence Regarding the Impact of CCTV on Crime

DescriptionThe Effectiveness of Public Space CCTV: A Review of Recent Published Evidence Regarding the Impact of CCTV on Crime.
ISBN9780755977390
Official Print Publication DateDecember 2009
Website Publication DateDecember 04, 2009

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Contents

Summary of key points from the literature review

Introduction and aims

Method:
Criteria for inclusion of evaluation studies
Search strategies

Results:
1. Crime deterrence effects
Summary of evidence
Evidence from quasi-experimental intervention studies
Further evidence
2. Displacement of crime
Summary
Evidence from quasi-experimental intervention studies
Further evidence
3. Detection of crime
Summary of evidence
Evidence from quasi-experimental intervention studies
Further evidence
4. The use of evidence in the investigation and prosecution process
Summary of evidence
Evidence from interview and questionnaire data
Evidence from psychological experiments

Benefits beyond the impact on crime:
Feelings of safety and public confidence in CCTV
Further benefits

Conclusions:
How effective is CCTV?
Crime deterrence
Crime displacement
Crime detection
The use of evidence in the investigation and prosecution process
Further benefits of CCTV

Priorities for future research

References