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The Effects of Doorstep Crime on Older People. Eric Kendall. Regional Distraction Burglary Coordinator. What is Doorstep Crime?. Bogus Callers and Rogue Traders (also includes Scam Mail and Telephone calls). Includes Distraction Burglars e.g. Waterboard officials.

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the effects of doorstep crime on older people
The Effects of Doorstep Crime on Older People

Eric Kendall

Regional Distraction Burglary Coordinator

what is doorstep crime
What is Doorstep Crime?

Bogus Callers and Rogue Traders (also includes Scam Mail and Telephone calls)

Includes Distraction Burglars e.g. Waterboard officials

Rogue Traders – invited or uninvited under guise of legitimate business / trade e.g. roof repairs

good news
Good News

Current statistics suggest there is less than 1% chance of becoming a victim…..but

Research in 2003 suggests that there were only 1 in 10 offences being reported….Why?

Victims not knowing they are victims, embarrassment, fear etc

No room for complacency by Police / Trading Standards

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Effects on the Elderly

Financial Loss - Estimate losses in 2009 at £1M, 2010 likely to be more…..

Fear – of future attack, losing home…..

Lack of confidence & Trust – siege mentality

Elderly Victims are 2.4 times more likely to have died or be in residential care than the same age group who have not been victims

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What is being done Locally and Nationally

All Wales Doorstep Crime Group and current Awareness Campaign “If in doubt, keep them out!”

Rogue Trader style operations have been undertaken across the Region since 2006 and have proved successful.

National Coordination Unit - Operation Liberal

Disruption / enforcement opportunities available through POCA and Enterprise Act.

Support from the Older Persons Commissioner for Wales

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Doorstep Crime now being recognised as a significant threat to the communities across Wales – RIU, Scambusters, Police, Trading Standards Service

Raised awareness across law enforcement and other agencies of issues linked to Doorstep Crime to enhance response.

Increase the flow of information / intelligence from all stakeholders

Bank Protocol, Approved Trader Schemes, Cold Calling Zones

Promotion of the Regional Intelligence Requirement.