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Security of the immediate surroundings in Valga


During the last years Valga has turned more safety. We can say that danger of violence ... Calumny. Depredation. Descent on. Mugging. Violent crime. Statistics ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Security of the immediate surroundings in Valga

Security of the immediate surroundings in Valga
  • Siim Kornel
  • Valga Gymnasium
  • 2005

Everyday security
  • During the last years Valga has turned more
    safety. We can say that danger of violence arent
    that serious as it was before.
  • Reasons
  • More active policeofficers
  • Security company Falck is more active
  • Part-time police-officers
  • New precinct

Statistics 2004 ? 669 crimes 2001 ? 883 crimes
Everyday security
  • But there are some violence accidents that takes
    place in Valga. So the violence is still a
    problem in Valga.

Neighbourhood watch Neighbourhood watch is a
system of joint supervision and helping of
neighbourhood households, which helps
neighbourhood people jointly protect themselves
and their property and reduce fear of crime.
Basis of neighbor watch is close ties and
exchange of information between neighbourhood
dwellers, local police and representatives of
local municipality. Neighbourhood watch output
is - increased sense of security of dwellers at
homes and close vicinity to homes - attentive
attitude towards surrounding - strong sense of
unity and ownership in neighbourhood - cleaner
and more pleasant environment.
  • In our town we still have
  • Breakings and enterings
  • Burglary
  • Grand larceny
  • Heist
  • Pocket pickings
  • Rip-off
  • Smash-and-grab

Estonian police
  • Estonian police is an organization witch belongs
    to Estonian Ministry of the Interiors affairs.
    It was founded in 1918 and refounded in 1991.
    Estonian police consists of 4 territorial police
    prefectures and 4 national establishments.
    Polices work is coordinate by Police
    Administrative. Our polices general director is
    Robert  Antropov. In the beginning of this year
    there were about 3600 police officers and 1200
    employees in Estonian police.

110 is Estonian police phone number
Lion Leo... is children friend is always
benevolent and helpful policeman is good
adviser helps to defeat criminals
Physical integrity, danger of violence
  • When you are in some club, pub or just walking on
    streets you never cant be sure that you are
    protected and you wont fall a victim to
    depredation. You never cant be sure in physical
    integrity, and we think its everywhere like that.
  • Dangers in Valga
  • Assault and battery
  • Calumny
  • Depredation
  • Descent on
  • Mugging
  • Violent crime

Statistics Comparing Valga with other Estonian
cities we can say that raping and other sexual
harassing is smaller in numbers.
Limits Age limits people in age 18-21 can buy
weak alcohol (beer, cider, wine) over 21 years
old persons can buy stronger alcohol (vodka,
whiskey) Alcohol selling ban from 11 p.m. to 7
a.m. Checkings in shops, clubs, pubs, bars and
  • Alcohol is very serious problem in our town. Many
    young people (from age 13) are drinking alcohol.
    They often drink alcohol in public places. We
    have had many detentions because drunken people
    are disturbing others peace.
  • Reasons, why young people can drink alcohol
  • Many adults are buying alcohol for young people
    (close acquaintances and strange or drunken
    people also)
  • Many adults are selling alcohol to young people
    without asking ID (they usually need bigger
  • Young people are using fake IDs.

Drugs arent so popular in Southern Estonia as
they are in Northern Estonia.
  • Drugs are serious problem in Valga. Usually
    people who had drunk alcohol are using drugs.
    They usually smoke cannabis. Drugs are serious
    problem in people starting from age 18. People
    who had use drugs are going to steal and they are
    also beating others. A lot of venereal diseases
    are distributed by drug addicts.

Road safety
  • Our town is small and traffic is quite easy. We
    dont have many car faxes and we have only one
    traffic light in our town.
  • There are a lot of accidents in Valga because we
    have many young drivers. Older people are driving
    more carefully and they are friendlier and more
  • We have many drink-drivers and its quite big
    problem for us because every year they cause over
    300 accidents in Estonia.

Harassment and teasing
In Estonian schools nobody doesnt countenance
We can experience harassment and teasing mostly
in schools.
  • Physical
  • Beating
  • Blackmail
  • Closing into a room
  • Taking things off
  • 60 of annoyers get their judicial punishment
    before they are getting 25 years old.
  • Mental
  • Harassment
  • Hoax
  • Name-calling
  • Vituperation
  • Backbiting
  • Sometimes teachers are teasing children.

Used materials
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  • Estonian Union for Children Welfare booklet about
    violence in school
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