In this approach studies made of crime made the finding that crime needs the following parts to exist.
One of the key parts in this approach is the Victim, so this approach does not get a lot of respect from many circles. It is not politically correct to ever put the victim as having any responsibility for crimes they are involved with.
Part of being a Suitable Target is when we are not aware of our surroundings, or we are distracted, or tired, or perhaps had a few drinks. All these link to being a Suitable Target., wearing expensive watches or carrying expensive briefcases, can add to the target-ability of the situation.
Likely offenders tend to show up a lot, like late at night, in areas with out a lot of capable guardians, friends others that have our back. So say at a bar parking lot late at night, we need to have friends around that are watching out for us.