Personal Safety

We all want to stay as safe as possible in our daily lives. 

We have provided some links below to some expert advice on personal safety steps you can take to help mitigate the chances of being a victim of crime.  

Keeping Yourself Protected From Crime – Tips from the Police

The police give some useful advice on how to protect yourself from crimes such as personal theft, spiked drinks, stalking and harassment, and what to do if you’re in danger of being attacked.

Personal Safety Advice from Crimestoppers

Crimestoppers UK have a wealth of information on various crimes and some valuable tips on some simple precautions we can take to help us keep safe

Personal Safety Article

Personal Safety Advice from The Suzy Lamplugh Trust

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust is the UK’s pioneering personal safety charity and leading stalking authority and their website provides great safety advice.

They have created downloadable leaflets too:

Knife Crime

The Ben Kinsella Trust looks to educate young people on the dangers of knife crime and help them to make positive choices to stay safe. They offer workshops in person and have an On Line Learning Zone offering online lessons and useful videos about Knife Crime.

If you have been a victim of crime, where can you go

The Criminal Cases Review Commission says – If you have been a victim of crime you can get information and support from:

  • Victim Support: 0808 1689111 or Provides free confidential support to anyone in England and Wales who has been impacted by a crime.
  • Victim and Witness Information: Website providing information and support for victims and witnesses following a crime. It aims to help victims and witnesses understand what to expect from the criminal justice system and find out what support services are available in their own area.
  • The Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales. This post is currently held by Dame Vera Baird. The Victims’ Commissioner promotes the interests of victims and witnesses. For more information see
  • The Victim Contact Scheme is open to victims of violent or sexual crime, where the offender has been sentenced to 12 months or more. For more information see