This paper argues that there is a tendency towards over simplification in community safety planning, which currently presents inadequate models to respond to the complexity of change in dynamic urban environments with naturally transient populations. Drawing upon environmental and health planning models, a responsive, flexible impact assessment approach is described and proposed.
Schuller, N. (2004), "Urban growth and community safety: developing the impact assessment approach for crime and disorder", Safer Communities, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 4-14. https://doi.org/10.1108/17578043200400025
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