Paper Title
Defining the Central Term of Crime Prevention by Key People in the Field of Prevention in Estonia

This is part of a larger research project and doctoral thesis. This is a narrow description of the results of a qualitative crime prevention study with a snowball sample, where there is plurality of the term crime prevention in question both in society in general and in key individuals. The answers and the connections between them formed five main groups of topics, that describe the term of crime prevention: laws, classical models, youth work, formation of attitudes and the aspect of analysis. The interrelationships between these topic groups and the interrelationships with the framework of limitations have been further examined. Keywords - Crime Prevention, Network, Snowball Sample, Estonia, Central Term.