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NCJ Number: 134420 Find in a Library
Title: How to Be Crime Free
Author(s): L Sabadini
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 206
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc of Chiefs of Police
North Miami, FL 33161
Sale Source: National Assoc of Chiefs of Police
11 North 125th Street
North Miami, FL 33161
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book provides practical tips on avoiding criminal victimization. The author emphasizes that crime awareness is the beginning of crime prevention.
Abstract: There are detailed chapters on safety in cars and homes including advice on how to handle various situations ranging from breakdowns, parking, criminal ploys, burglaries, and physical confrontations. Home safety measures are provided as are strategies to deal with robberies and assaults. There are separate chapters on child-related crimes and safety education for children, rape and sexual assault, acquaintance rape, date rape, and gang rape; there are also chapters on procedures to follow after a rape and how to help rape victims. Another chapter deals with sexual, racial, and religious procedures, and safety tips to follow while walking and jogging, and while using public transportation. Other sections discuss hotels and motels, public restrooms, safety at work, automated teller machines, credit cards, and con men and scams. The final two chapters examine the psychological effects of victimization and the characteristics of habitual criminals.
Main Term(s): Crime prevention planning
Index Term(s): Victimization
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