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McCulloch, Louise and Beasley, Stephen and Rourke, Stephen (2010) An overview of community safety in Blanchardstown RAPID areas. Dublin: Safer Blanchardstown.

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The objective of the research was:
• To consult with people who live in the local authority estates in the Blanchardstown RAPID area on issues relating to Community Safety. To collate, analyse and compile a report based on residents responses.

The aims were to:
• To identify commonalities and differences which effect community safety for people living across the geographic RAPID area
• To provide information that will inform partners how resources might be deployed & prioritised more effectively in targeted key areas of concern and/or particular estates with particular concerns.
• To provide evidence based research that will inform policy and strategies in relation to policing/anti social behaviour/drugs & alcohol & other community safety matters
• To consider ways in which community safety in the RAPID areas of Blanchardstown can be enhanced and improved over the short/medium term.

Part Two of the research report sets out to describe the methodology including the survey, focus groups, sampling strategy, weighting, profile data analysis and use of community researchers.
Part Three – Fear of Crime & Safety
Part Four – Physical Environment
Part Five – Crime & Anti Social Behaviour
Part Six – Community Relationships
Each part is divided into 3 sections: Introduction, results, discussion & conclusions
Part Seven – Recommendations

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