Research into understanding fear of crime in small knit communities. . The fear of crime I aim to research into how small knit communities fear crime as typically they know their town and the people who live in them well, therefore, does this effect these fear of crime levels in any way? I want to discuss and research into whether there is a link between these fear levels and small communities. Looking into demographics, community cohesion, perceptions of disorder, fear of crime, experiences of crime and how they effect experiences of crime).