Situational Crime Prevention: Definition & Strategies


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In situational crime prevention, which of the following is NOT a component of the situational model?

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1. Which best defines target hardening as described in situational crime prevention?

2. What traffic control device is used in situational crime prevention?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly appraise your knowledge of situational crime prevention with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. You should be able to recall what it means to keep a 'body of elevated practice', among other related details.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following aspects of situational crime prevention:

  • Components of the situational model
  • The definition of target hardening in this context
  • A related traffic control device
  • Keeping a 'body of elevated practice'
  • The definition of 'opportunity reducing techniques'

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about components of the situational model in situational crime prevention and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about a traffic control device used in situational crime prevention
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can correctly define 'opportunity reducing techniques' and 'target hardening' as they related to situational crime prevention

Additional Learning

Continue learning about this topic with the lesson titled Situational Crime Prevention: Definition & Strategies. Here are examples of the information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Examples of standard crime prevention methods
  • Pillars of the situational model
  • Strategies for crime prevention
  • Use of cameras and security systems with signage