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CRIME PREVENTION: The Big Question

What were the key turning-points in the history of crime prevention in Britain?

Select a key group of sources which illustrate the turning-points in the history of crime prevention. Add a short caption to each document.

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Turning-points:

  1. The setting up of JPs in the Middle Ages
  2. The setting up of police forces in the mid-19th century
  3. The modernisation of the police in the 20th century
  4. Evidence of continuity over a long period
   

Source Title and Your Caption
Turning-point

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Crime prevention in the community 1

Justices of the Peace 1

Constables and the Watch 1

Constables and the Watch 2

Sir Robert Peel and the new Metropolitan Police 1

Sir Robert Peel and the new Metropolitan Police 2

Sir Robert Peel and the new Metropolitan Police 3

The Growth of the Police 1

The police and new technology 2

The police and new technology 3

The police and new technology 5

Public attitudes to the police 6

Public attitudes to the police 6b