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Maguire, Mike and Nettleton, Hilary (2003) Reducing alcohol-related violence and disorder: an evaluation of the 'TASC' project. London: Home Office.

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The Tackling Alcohol-related Street Crime (TASC) project was a police-led multi-agency scheme launched in July 2000 under the Home Office Targeted Policing Initiative, with the aim of reducing alcohol-related crime and disorder in central Cardiff and Cardiff Bay. Its interventions included:
• focused dialogue between the police and members of the licensed trade, mainly through an active Licensees Forum;
• measures aimed at improving the quality and behaviour of door staff;
• attempts to influence licensing policy and practice;
• measures aimed at publicising the problem of alcohol-related violent crime;
• targeted policing operations directed at crime and disorder ‘hot spots’;
• a cognitive behavioural programme for repeat offenders (‘COV-AID’);
• a training programme for bar staff (‘Servewise’);
• a programme of education about alcohol for school age children; and
• support for victims of alcohol-related assaults attending hospital.


Date:2003
Call No:MM16.2.2,
Pages:viii,
Publisher:Home Office
Place of Publication:London
ISBN:1 84082 999 0
Keywords:alcohol abuse, alcohol related disorder, AODR violence, evaluation study, United Kingdom, violence
Notes:includes biblographical references, tables, graphs
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Accession Number:HRB 1905 (Available)
Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Community anti-crime or legal assistance programme
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Substance related violence
B Substances > Alcohol
MM-MO Crime and law > Public order offence
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Substance related societal (social) problems > Public intoxication
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Programme planning, implementation, and evaluation > Programme evaluation
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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