The only blinds or curtains that we close are the bedroom and the bath with the outside window. My house is a cave, very few windows. The office has nice windows and I close the blinds only when the sun is blinding me or I feel like someone is watching me.
Outdoor activity areas are areas on a lot that serve customers of commercial uses in space outside the building. Building Permits are required for most walk-up facilities and outdoor activity areas (in those zoning districts that regulate outdoor activities as a distinct land use, see Understanding What's Allowed below).
All studies included had to have a reasonably comparable control area, and a design that reported before-and-after measures of crime in the experimental and control areas. The included studies had to have improved street lighting as the main intervention, which was typically identified by the study authors.
How to report crime anonymously; How to report anti-social behaviour; How to report a hate crime; How do I report fraud? In an emergency always dial 999. If you've been mugged, badly hurt, or attacked in any way, or if you've just seen a serious crime being committed, then you should ring 999 as soon as possible.
For example, in neighborhoods where poverty is high, people are divided by ethnic and racial differences, and where few people live in the neighborhood for any length of time, neighbors’ abilities to establish relationships, work together, promote institutions and control crime are diminished.