ABSTRACT

Improving Street Lighting to Reduce Crime in Residential Areas   [open pdf - 676KB]

"This guide reviews the use of street lighting to help reduce crime in residential areas, discusses the factors to examine when considering upgrading or improving street lighting, and recommends steps to take when implementing a street lighting improvement plan. It explains why improved street lighting can help reduce fear of crime, summarizes the literature on the effectiveness of better lighting, and suggests measures that can be used to assess the effectiveness of lighting solutions that have been implemented."

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Problem-Oriented Guides for Police, Response Guides Series No. 8
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Date:
2008-12
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Public Domain
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application/pdf
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