Horizon scanning rural crime in England

Smith, K. and Byrne, R. (2019) Horizon scanning rural crime in England. Crime Prevention and Community Safety.

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Abstract

Despite increasing levels of research addressing rural crime, this field of academia remains under-researched across the world, and the impact crime has upon rural communities continues to be underestimated. In particular, levels of rural crime research in England pale in comparison with the amount of research that is taking place in other developed countries such as the USA and Australia. This paper provides a horizon scan of emerging rural crime threats in England, and considers how this methodology could help practitioners in the UK and other countries. This study illustrates that there are a number of emerging crime trends affecting English rural communities. By identifying these evolving issues, this paper contributes to future research and guidance within the English rural crime arena.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Rural Crime, Challenge, OCGs, Emerging threats
Divisions: Crop and Environment Sciences
Depositing User: Ms Kath Osborn
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2019 13:10
Last Modified: 16 May 2020 04:10
URI: http://hau.repository.guildhe.ac.uk/id/eprint/17409

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