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  NCJ Number: NCJ 157308     Find in a Library
  Title: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Community Policing
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Author(s): D Fleissner ; F Heinzelmann
  Corporate Author: American Institute of Architects
United States of America
  Date Published: 1996
  Page Count: 4
  Series: NIJ Research in Action
  Annotation: Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) and community policing can be viewed as part of a comprehensive crime prevention strategy.
  Abstract: CPTED and community policing emphasize a problemsolving approach to crime prevention and close cooperation between police and residents in reducing both crime and fear of crime. Because CPTED emphasizes the systematic analysis of crime in a particular location, it directly supports community policing by providing crime prevention strategies tailored to solve specific problems. Police involvement within neighborhoods can include both foot patrol and working with community groups to strengthen citizens' sense of security and solve neighborhood problems that contribute to crime and fear of crime. Residents can work together to improve neighborhood appearance and deter criminals, and government can use building codes and inspection power to increase environmental security and discourage drug use and other criminal activities. 11 notes
  Main Term(s): Crime prevention planning
  Index Term(s): Architectural design ; Environmental design ; Community policing ; NIJ grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
United States of America
  Grant Number: 91-IJ-CX-KO22
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Issue Overview
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: National Institute of Justice Research in Action, August 1996.
   
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