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    Irvin Waller has spent four decades taking scientific knowledge to legislators and getting action. He has advised over 40 governments across the world on how to reduce crime and protect victims.

    CRIME VICTIMS – ASSIST AND PROTECT RIGHTS

    STOP CRIME – INVEST IN REDUCING CRIME

The City of Edmonton, Canada

Crest for the City of EdmontonThe Mayor of the City of Edmonton established a task force to recommend an evidence based strategy to reduce crime through prevention to complement policing.  The City Council adopted the recommendations to create and fund Reach Edmonton Council for Safe Communities, which is a nine point plan including actions to reduce youth and aboriginal crime as well as establish a leadership centre to plan and evaluate initiatives.

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The United Kingdom

Less Crime, Less Costsuk

This publication was influential in informing the policies of the Cameron government in England and Wales. It looks at the research on the effectiveness on crime reduction strategies and uses this to recommend actions that will reduce and stop crime at less cost.

The United Kingdom has adopted the slogan of less crime, less costs proposed by the Think Tank Policy Exchange based on Less Law, More Order.

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Mexico

MexicoMexico has adopted legislation that establishes a national crime prevention center and will promote evidence based strategies to reverse the escalation in violence and stop crime.

States such as Hidalgo and Guanajuato are implementing actions. (pdf)

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Argentina, Ecuador and China

The vice-president of Argentina and the Minister of Justice of Ecuador are just two leading politicians in Latin America who have met with Waller and are using the Spanish version of Less Law, More Order. The Chinese Public Safety University has translated Less Law, More Order: The Truth about Reducing Crime into Chinese for use in reducing rising crime rates.

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Canada

Making Cities Safer: Action Briefs for Municipal Stakeholders is a popular publication for municipal stakeholders such as mayors, city councilors, police chiefs, school board executives and housing leaders. It takes research, international standards and successes and puts them into short action briefs that are easy for decision makers to use to reduce and stop crime, and organise sustainable prevention strategies.

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  • ORDER BOOKS

    • Rights for Victims of Crime:  Rebalancing Justice
    • Smarter Crime Control: A Guide to a Safer Future for Citizens, Communities, and Politicians
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