Getting support If you’ve been affected by crime and are finding it difficult to cope, you can talk to us. Seeking to more accurately account for these hidden cost estimates, economist David Anderson provided a disquieting account of the financial impact of crime in his 1999 study The Aggregate Burden of Crime .
Impact of crime on communities and society Crime does not just affect individuals. Recognizing the reduction in lost opportunity costs significantly increases the financial impact that crime places upon society. Table: Emotional impact of burglary, vehicle-related theft and violence on victims: Average percentage of responses from 1996-2002/3 British Crime Survey Source: Adapted from Shapland, J. and Hall, M. (2007), What do we know
We’re here to help, regardless of when the crime happened and whether or not it has been reported to the police. You can call our Supportline for free on 08 08 16 89 111 to talk to us in confidence or request support via our website.