The Land that Crime Forgot? Auditing the Isles of Scilly

  title={The Land that Crime Forgot? Auditing the Isles of Scilly},
  author={R. I. Mawby},
  journal={Crime Prevention and Community Safety},
  • R. Mawby
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Law
  • Crime Prevention and Community Safety
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