New national Council for crime Prevention appointed

The Government has appointed a new national Council for Crime Prevention for the term 1.7.2024–31.5.2027. During this term, the Council's work will focus on tasks related to the Government Action Plan for the Prevention of juvenile and gang crime. The Council is chaired by Professor of Criminal law Sakari Melander from the University of Helsinki.

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Good practices for preventing drug-related crime

A wide range of good practices for preventing drug-related crime among young people exist. The European Crime Prevention Network has published a toolbox presenting a selection of them.

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Evalution on Crime Prevention

Crime preventative measures strive towards decreasing crime and increasing the safety of the citizens. How do different preventative measures succeed in achieving this goal in Finland?

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Safety walk

The safety walk is a way to get the residents, officials, organizations, companies and property owners as well as other central agents to meet each other and to talk about the unsafe or even dangerous areas within their living environment together with an expert.

How does it work?