The Other Side of the Coin

Research Report

  • Fabio David


Intrusion-safe security doors, CCTVs placed in parking lots, hallways and even in lifts. People resort to all sorts of security devices, they want to feel safe. But how can safety and security be defined? Why do people link some phenomena more than others to the perception of this asset? Trying to answer these questions, at least partially, can contribute to understand a very complex phenomenon – the fears that affect our society and that sometimes lead to unjustified alarmism or, even worse, to the constant search for an enemy.

How to Cite
David, F. (2011). The Other Side of the Coin. European Law Enforcement Research Bulletin, (6), 15-18. Retrieved from