The National Council for Crime Prevention is a crime prevention expert and cooperation agency, established in the Ministry of Justice, Finland. The goal is to decrease the harm caused by crime and to increase security.
The Council incorporates representatives of the central ministries, municipal government, criminological research, commercial and industrial life. The Council consists of a chairperson and deputy chairperson, and 16 members and their substitutes, who are nominated for three-year terms.
The National Crime Prevention Programme entitled Working Together for Safer and More Secure Communities , prepared by the National Council for Crime Prevention, aims to promote local cooperation to reduce and prevent crime and the harm caused by it as well as the risk of becoming a victim of crime. We can all take part in preventing crime and increasing safety and security in our communities.Read more