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CentrePiece Article
The UK's 'riddle of peacefulness': what explains falling crime?
Mirko Draca
June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP392:
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CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer 2013


Tags: crime; police; education

There has been a substantial fall in rates of property theft and violent crime in the UK. The author surveys a series of CEP studies that shed light on this transformation - what BBC home editor Mark Easton has labelled the country's 'riddle of peacefulness'.