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Anti-Snap Locks fitted to doors are protection from one of the main developing burglary trends - that of Locksnapping.

Watch the video below on lock snapping or cyclinder snapping as it is sometimes referred to.  The BBC reported on 'lock snapping' - earlier this year and it has affected a number of areas within the UK. .  

Watch a locksnapping video here

Lock snapping accounts for up to a quarter of all burglaries in some areas. 

Read more: What are Anti Snap Locks?

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Earlier this week the Fiji Times reported Irene Mary Kumar as being crowned '2012 Miss Northern Crime Prevention'. Miss Universe and Miss World are regarded as outdated and controversial competitions, so why is this being written about in a UK base crime prevention website?

What can we all learn from 'Miss crime prevention' in the fight to reduce crime in our local area?

Read more: 'Miss Crime Prevention' - what we can learn from Fiji

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A large Police and security operation follows the Olympic Torch as it passes through England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, but where is it most likely that the Olympic Torch could get stolen, has it been stolen before and how does this affect me?

The Olympic Torch is passing through more than a 1000 cities, towns and villages on its relay route.  The flame will be stopping at a different location on each of the 70 day journey, Researchers at mycrimeprevention.co.uk decided to identify where the main threats to face the Olympic Torch are based on crime levels within these areas.

Read more: Where is the Olympic Torch Most Likely to be Stolen?

The Crime Survey for England and Wales is the new name for what used to be called the British Crime survey.  The name was changed from the British Crime Survey (BCS) to better reflect the geographical coverage of the survey.  The Crime survey is different to official crime figures.

Read more: Crime Survey for England and Wales - What is it?

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Secured By Design focuses on crime prevention for commercial premises and homes.  Products approved by Secured By Design are awarded 'Police Preferred Specification' status.

Secured By Design is owned by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and was formed in 1989.

Secured By Design operates a licensing scheme and includes member companies who are entitled to use the Secured By Design logo and promote the term 'Police Preferred Specification' on products which have passed tests specified by ACPO Secured By Design.

Read more: What is Secured By Design?

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