Crime and Community Safety

Challenging the design consensus

Authored by: Paul Cozens

The Routledge Handbook Of Planning For Health And Well-Being

Print publication date:  June  2015
Online publication date:  May  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138023307
eBook ISBN: 9781315728261
Adobe ISBN: 9781317542407

10.4324/9781315728261.ch12

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Abstract

Crime can seriously affect the health and well-being of citizens. There are significant financial, personal, psychological and emotional costs to individuals and communities. Low levels of crime are crucial to what is regarded as a good place to live. So what are the professions of planning and public health doing to achieve community safety and deliver a safe environment?

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