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NCJ Number: NCJ 182216   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: Meeting the Needs of Racine Citizens: Evaluation of a Community Policing Program - Final Project Report
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Author(s): Helen Rosenberg ; John H. Ernst ; Scott Lewis
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 103
  Annotation: This is the final report from a community policing program in Racine, WI.
Abstract: The report evaluates community policing in Racine, WI, by examining multiple perspectives, using a multi-method approach. Products from the study include: (1) A three-time-point panel survey of citizen attitudes toward community policing in three community policed neighborhoods; (2) A comparison of citizen attitudes toward community policing between residents in community policed neighborhoods and residents in a control neighborhood, using the survey design; (3) A two-time-point survey of police attitudes toward community policing; (4) Qualitative analysis of focus group discussions with community leaders; (5) An analysis of crime statistics over the study period; and (6) An analysis of health and building department statistics regarding calls for service in light of a newly instituted "sweeps" program in partnership with the Racine Police Department. Note, tables, and references
Main Term(s): Police
Index Term(s): Public Attitudes/Opinion ; Statistical analysis ; Crime Statistics ; Interagency cooperation ; Studies ; Police attitudes ; Crime prevention measures ; Community policing ; Wisconsin
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 96-IJ-CX-0093
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Type: Program/Project Description
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: See NCJ 182215 for the Summary Report
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