Best Practices

"Best Practice . . . asserts that there is a technique, method, process, activity, incentive or reward that is more effective at delivering a particular outcome than any other technique, method, process, etc. The idea is that with proper processes, checks, and testing, a desired outcome can be delivered with fewer problems and unforeseen complications.

Best practices can also be defined as the most efficient (least amount of effort) and effective (best results) way of accomplishing a task, based on repeatable procedures that have proven themselves over time for large numbers of people." Wikipedia

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Keep Rental Properties Crime Free
Written by Crime Content Coordinator   

There are proven methods for reducing crime in rental properties. Rental property owners and managers have a great deal of control over who rents their units. They have to exercise this control in a fair but firm manner, to reduce crime in their rental properties. Neighborhood leaders should support their rental property owners in keeping crime to a minimum.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 July 2012 )
Avoid Band-Aids
Written by Crime Content Coordinator   

When planning to solve crime problems . . .

Too often, citizens and police identify a crime problem and through the application of standard police work the problem goes away.

  • For while.
  • Or at this location
  • Or at this time of day
  • Or for this set of victims
  • Or for this offender
  • And so on.
Last Updated ( Monday, 31 December 2007 )
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