An independent assessment of the ‘Prevention First’ crime prevention strategy in Ayrshire: executive summary

Robert Smith, Liz Frondigoun, Denise Martin, Ross Campbell, Linda Thomas

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


A summary of findings from an Evaluation of Police Preventatives Strategies in Communities in the Ayrshire region. Using a mixed methods report we examined this partnership approach to reducing violence, anti-social behaviour and addressing community concerns regarding crime.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherScottish Institute for Policing Research
Commissioning bodyPolice Scotland, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council, South Ayrshire Council
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2018


  • Prevention strategies
  • Policing
  • Police Scotland
  • Crime prevention

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