The London Crime Prevention Fund map to help police stop stabbings in Britain

The interactive map backed by The London Crime Prevention Fund (LCPF) outlines the crime priorities and provides information on each of the funded services in each borough.

The new map outlines comes as one part of the The London Crime Prevention Fund (LCPF)’s new approach. As stated on their website ‘A new approach to the LCPF has been introduced that safeguards and protects local community safety and preventative services while also enabling us to collectively achieve more through co-commissioning than would otherwise have been possible under the previous model.’

What does the map do?

Click here to see the map.

The interactive map outlines the crime priorities they are tackling through direct borough funding and provides information on each of the services they are funding in each borough for financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19..

In 2011 online crime maps for England and Wales were launched, allowing users to see which offences have been reported in their local streets. Click here to search your postcode.

Then in 2012 – The Home Office widened the ‘Compare Your Area tool’ to allow people to compare crime levels for a certain borough or district.

The ‘new’ interactive map outlines the crime priorities the Home Office are tackling through direct borough funding. The map provides information on each of the services and details the funding each borough.

The Home Secretary said that the Met had “the resources it needs” and that it was “typical” and wrong of her political opponents to have only “one response” when the key was to find new ways of persuading young people not to pick up knives in the first place.

Ms Rudd’s comments came as the latest phase of the Met’s Operation Sceptre, which seeks to combat knife crime, ended with the seizure of more than 250 blades and a similar number of arrests.

What is the London Crime Prevention Fund?

MOPAC launched the London Crime Prevention Fund Co-commissioning fund.

This is a new fund of £14.5m that will run for three years from 2018 – 2021, and aims to bring partners together to co-design, co-commission and co-deliver community safety projects regionally or across multiple boroughs. The funding will be released in two tranches in 2018.

Following some development workshops held with Local Authority partners recently, MOPAC will be releasing a funding prospectus shortly, which sets out the process, timescales and background to this programme.

The funding prospectus will invite expressions of interest (EOIs) for Tranche 1, which is focused on four crime and community safety priority areas for London: youth offending, child sexual exploitation, sexual violence and female offending. The deadline for submission of EOIs is 14th August.

Here is an example:

The London Crime Prevention Fund in Haringey

We are targeting: gang and youth crime; integrated offender management; Antisocial behaviour; hate crime; substance misuse; and violence against women and girls.
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Integrated offender management
Violence against women and girls
Gang crime
Youth crime
ASB and neighbourhood crime
Substance misuse
Hate crime
Integrated Gangs Unit
Reducing serious youth violence through a co-located team who work with young men and women providing support to enable them to exit gangs. Interventions will be offered around employment & training, stable accommodation, mental health and child sexual exploitation risks.
Funding: £404839

Integrated Offender Management (IOM) Unit
Reducing reoffending and acquisitive crime through a multi-agency co-located partnership that provides focused support to prolific offenders. Police, offender managers, criminal justice intervention team and Anti-Social Behaviour team hope to achieve this through challenge and support to address issues and vulnerabilities such as substance misuse, mental health and domestic violence.
Funding: £146189

Haringey Anti-Social Behaviour and Hate Crime Project
Providing direct support to those who have experienced antisocial behaviour (ASB) to help them to cope and recover from their experience. Reduce the risk level of individual victims of ASB through use of ASB legislation and tools. The project aims to give victims a stronger voice by taking a victim centred approach.
Funding: £40000

Breaking the Cycle of Drug Use and Offending (BCDO)
Supporting class A drug using offenders to rapidly access suitable treatment. Through testing on arrest, required assessments, court community sentences and post prison rehabilitation this project aims to reduce reoffending by addressing underlying substance misuse.
Funding: £536070

Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
Supporting high risk victims of violence as well as perpetrators of abuse. Through providing specialist independent domestic violence advocates (IDVAs) to support victims, coordinating Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) to ensure everyone working with a victim is properly co-ordinated as well as contributing to an intervention programme for perpetrators which aims to reduce or stop their abusive behaviour.
Funding: £172010

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