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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 242671     Find in a Library
Title: Program Analysis of the NYPD Container Inspection Program
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Author(s): Eugene L. Wright
  Journal: Criminal Justice Studies  Volume:26  Issue:1  Dated:March 2013  Pages:133 to 138
Date Published: 03/2013
Page Count: 6
  Annotation: This paper analyzes the NYPD Container Inspection Program.
Abstract: In response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the bus and train bombings in England and Spain that followed, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) developed the ‘Container Inspection Program’ which ‘focuses on backpacks and containers large enough to hold explosives, [and to] ideally discourage subway riders from carrying backpacks and large bags in the subway system’. This paper analyzes the NYPD Container Inspection Program. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
Main Term(s): Police response to terrorism
Index Term(s): Mass transit security ; Police crime-prevention ; Criminal justice system policy ; New York ; Domestic Preparedness
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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