Cannabis is often seen as harmless. But cannabis farms can be hugely damaging to residential areas. So our message focused on the gun crime, and worse, that cannabis farms attract to neighbourhoods readers live in. Working with Felton Design, we created the UK's first scratch and sniff crime prevention mailer!
What we did
“For over 20 years Richard has generated ideas and structured messages for us… and he’s pretty good with words too.”
The results were impressive: £2.1 million worth of plants seized by the Met police; 1500 more drug-related reports than in the same period in the previous year.; 24% rise in traffic to Crimestoppers website; 97% increase in Crimestoppers Twitter followers on the week before the campaign; 63% increase in calls and online reports.