In the Media

Don't?call our homes oppressive. They are well secured, and people like them | Alan McInnes

PUBLISHED November 6, 2012

In her article on buildings security, Anna Minton devalues crime prevention practice, and the Secured by Design award (SBD) in particular (CCTV increases people's sense of anxiety, 31 October). To receive an SBD, homes must meet a minimum security standard and footpaths, parking and gardens are designed to make potential offenders vulnerable, reducing the risk of crime.

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