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SociologyExchange.co.uk Shared Resource

  1. 1. GCSE Sociology Year 11Lesson objective: To identify/describe/explain ways of reducing crime in thelocal neighbourhood, community and in society generallyYour Task:Produce a leaflet for families new to the local area to explain how crime is beingdealt with and reduced in the neighbourhoodPoints to include: • Role of the Police and PCSOs • CCTV & street lighting • Anti-climb paint/anti-graffiti measures • Forensic Science & DNA testing • Neighbourhood Watch Schemes • Police/Council ‘crackdowns’ – on drug dealing, teenage gangs, drink driving, mobile phone use and driving, litter and dog fouling • Punishments such as ASBOs/Fixed Penalty Notices • Easier ways to report crime using the Internet and Crimestoppers helplineWebsites to help you:http://www.upmystreet.comhttp://www.ourwatch.org.uk/http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/CrimeJusticeAndTheLaw/CrimePrevention/DG_181651http://www.police.uk/Examination questions 1. Identify two ways in which the government aims to reduce crime in the local community (2 marks) One way is ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. For example ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Another way is ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… For example …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…….. 2. Describe one way in which the government has tried to reduce crime in the local community and explain how effective this policy has been (5 marks)One way in which …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….……….……………….For example ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………………This has been effective because ……………………….…………………….. and …………………………………….…………………However, …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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