The Home Office has been effective at raising the profile of domestic violence and alcohol related crime and encouraging local action to address these issues. Such action is likely to have made some contribution to the overall fall in levels of violent crime. It has not yet managed to address successfully barriers which are reducing the effectiveness of crime prevention activities at a local level and which have been raised in previous reports by the National Audit Office and the Committee of Public Accounts. However, the Home Office has made some progress in addressing these barriers. The persistence of these barriers means that good practice has not been extended from small initiatives, and Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships have not been able to take a long-term, strategic approach to tackling violent crime. There are a number of NAO recommendations.In some areas local initiatives were also put in place, such as staff shadowing the work of offices which had been rolled out. ... Planning in detail and developing a replicable process A single replicable office design and a standard seven-stageanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Home Office Reducing the Risk of Violent Crime|
|Author||:||Great Britain. National Audit Office|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2008-01-01|