On 05-06 December 2018 the Best Practice Conference and the European Crime Prevention Award took place in Vienna, Austria. The Hungarian project –that has been partly financed by the NCPC of Hungary- won the third place!
The theme was 'Community Policing'. Community Policing is an important method to increase safety and security both objectively and subjectively – This year the organizers were searching for the best initiative to build up cooperation with partners in terms of Community Policing.
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The NCPC supports the ’Lélekzuhany’ gospel choir, which is the first choir in Hungary, whose members are either in foster care or working there. On the 16th of December the choir gives a Christmas concert as a gift for peers. The choir will be accompanied by the famous Police Big Band.
Tapocsálnyi Elementary School and Dormitory, home of the initiative, has become European Talent Point in 2016. The institution gained acquaintance with providing a wide variety of programmes for children in foster care. They have arts and crafts, bio-art,… More »
As a matter of routine the team of the National Crime Prevention Council participated at the “50 Seniorplus Expo” that offers programmes for elderly people. The event attracted almost 11 000 people in the previous year. Our colleagues prepared playful tests and valuable presents for the visitors and were open for talks about crime prevention.
The Foundation for the Support of Children at Risk and in State Care is building a summer camp in Tas-Alsószenttamás for orphans and children who have been taken into care. At the moment there are only a newly built temple and five existing, but to be renovated house on the plot.
The National Crime Prevention Council financed the fencing of the property that is still waiting for some major reconstruction before it could welcome the children.
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The Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union has the honour to organize the exchange of crime prevention best practices around the EU under the auspice of the European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA). The ECPA has been, since the start of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN), one of the essential events of the network and continues to showcase the success of crime prevention throughout Europe.
The Austrian Presidency of the EUCPN will focus on crime prevention through community policing and the exact topic of this year’s ECPA will therefore be the following… More »
In collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) launched an application called Preventive Crime Statistic Repository (PRE-STAT) that is now available for citizens. By using the criminal, sociological, economical statistics, the app provides information about the criminal situation of the country. It shows which county has the most drunk driving cases, where is the highest number of theft, etc.
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The number of victims of forced labour has been rising lately in the EU. The National Crime Prevention Council of Hungary (NCPC) has tried to reach out for those who endangered the most, the ones lacking qualification and knowledge of a foreign language. Since the internet became the main platform of recruitment the campaign ran online too.
The experience shows that many… More »
In the recent times the sport facility of Zugló expanded with a brand new outdoor gym! The importance of sport and physical education has been proven many times therefor the National Crime Prevention Council does everything in its power to support these activities.
The Council contributed with half of the expenses of the investment which cost 10 000 000 HUF in total. At the… More »
As a next step of the cooperation between the National Crime Prevention Council and the University of Physical Education two colleagues of the Secretariat of the Council, Ms. Judit Diószegi and Mr. Jenő István Molnár, held a workshop for the lecturers of the University about the role of crime prevention in physical education and sports.
The colleagues of the Secretariat presented the results of the work of the previous two years on this field and gave the chance to the audience to interact. It turned out that the topic is… More »
Nowadays no one questions the fact that the correlation between the environmental conditions of a place and its safety is high. CPTED aims to promote the physical design of the communities in which humans reside and congregate in order to deter criminal activity and increase public safety.
The National Crime Prevention Council together with the … More »