Source: (2000) Paper presented at the Reducing Criminality: Partnerships and Best Practice conference. Perth, 31 July – 1 August 2000. Canberra, Australia: Australian Institute of Criminology.

Mckenzie, highlighting the city of Fairfield near Sydney, Australia, describes the importance of strategic partnerships in a community’s efforts in crime prevention and enhancement of community safety. He emphasizes how multi-disciplinary project teams can establish and contribute to better practices for the benefit of the community. Taking a detailed look at the Fairfield City Council Crime Prevention Program, the paper examines the project management focus of the program, the structure of management, performance and output measures (including a number of tables with crime statistics and information about partnerships), and sample projects being put into practice.

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