We would like to thank the 100 respondents who took part in the research, for their time and honesty; and all those from probation services, NACRO training centres and motor projects who helped us gain access to them, particularly Gerry Beare, Dino Peros and Pete West.
We are greatly indebted to Pat Mayhew, for her comments, advice and input on several drafts of the report, and to Mike Hough who also helped. We would like to thank Dan Shephard for his help on pilot work, Natalie Aye Maung for help with the fieldwork, and David Heppenstall for help on the preparation of the report.
ROY LIGHT CLAIRE NEE HELEN INGHAM
Foreword Acknowledgements Summary 1 Introduction Aims of the present study Methodology Types of car crime Offender studies Structure of the report 2 Offender profile Car crime biography Social background Summary
3 The car crime career Initial involvement in car crime Career progression Giving up car crime Summary
4 Crime prevention issues Vulnerability to car crime Crime prevention issues Summary
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