Advice

You can find Crime Prevention advice and information webpages from our partners and other organisations who can help you.

Essex Police provide a wide range of crime prevention advice, covering all areas they are responsible for, and links to some they are not responsible for.  They also link to advice regarding other more specialised crimes including Environment Crime, Fraud, Terrorism and Wildlife Crime.  https://www.essex.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/

British Transport Police give advice on how to prevent crime at train and underground stations. Their BeAware pages also give an insight into the tactics that criminals use so you can better protect yourselves. http://www.btp.police.uk/safety_on_the_railway.aspx

The National Police website also gives crime prevention advice. https://www.police.uk/crime-prevention-advice/

Essex Neighbourhood Watch have collated links to a series of short pieces of crime reduction advice, that are useful to individuals and can be used by organisations in their newsletters. http://www.essexnwa.co.uk/crimereductionadvice.html

The Tendring Community Safety Partnership, is formed of many local organisations working together to prevent crime and reduce antisocial behaviour. https://www.safercommunitiestendring.co.uk//crime/crime/?permalink=crime-prevention-advice  

Buy With Confidence is a website where all the businesses listed have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way. https://www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk/

Historic England provides advice and information on how to prevent Heritage Crime https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/caring-for-heritage/heritage-crime/prevent/

Essex County Council and Healthwatch Essex have created this website to help people stay safe in their own home. There is also safeguarding information to help prevent and tackle domestic abuse. https://www.livingwellessex.org/at-home/safety-in-the-home/

The government funded England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) will help you identify whether your money lender is legal. They also help you take the next steps if your money lender is illegal. http://www.stoploansharks.co.uk/

Age UK give advice and information on how to prevent crime in your home. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/care/housing-options/home-safety/crime-prevention/

Think u Know is a National Crime Agency supported website aimed at helping keep children safe online, with advice for children, parents and carers. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

The Financial Conduct Authority provides advice on how to prevent yourself becoming a victim of scams. https://www.fca.org.uk/consumers/avoid-scams-unauthorised-firms