How Crime Impacts Local Communities – Council Security Guide

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Local Community Security Systems Greatly Impacts Constituent Satisfaction Levels When choosing a house to live in, one of the most important decisions a person will consider is the suburb first, house second. This huge layout of funds is typically the biggest investment people will ever make, so with that in mind the protection of said property should and will be of paramount concern. If a suburb has a real or known high crime rate, that does not do much in providing confidence to a prospective buyer.  If on the other hand there is just a perception of crime or a general fear if you will, the apprehension to buy into the suburb will be greatly reduced.   So how can communities feel more at ease and confident within their environment? Confidence starts with your local Council Councils have a responsibility towards their residents in lots of ways, one of which is safety. Street lighting is obviously one factor in providing a measure of safety, but going that step further and installing security cameras and cctv is also of tremendous benefit to all residents and business owners within that shire.   Crime has a negative effect on the value of all residences within the neighbourhood by lowering the value of the property or business, so in this respect council has a duty of care towards all in their wards to provide the means that will protect the investments of its entire people.   All people need to feel safe and secure in their own environment and this is a right not a privilege.   Councils can seek to understand the...