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  NCJ Number: NCJ 182731   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing: The 1999 Herman Goldstein Award Winners
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  Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
US Dept of Justice
United States of America

Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
United States of America
  Date Published: 08/2000
  Page Count: 55
  Annotation: This report presents the 1999 recipients of the Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing (POP).
  Abstract: The Herman Goldstein Award recognizes outstanding police officers and police agencies, both in the United States and around the world, for innovative and effective problem-solving efforts and measurable success in reducing specific crime, disorder, and public safety problems. The report includes a brief review of the evolution of POP, descriptions of themes among problems and strategies, project highlights, and evidence of POP's effectiveness. Data on the winners and finalists are presented in seven chapters: (1) Street Sweeping, Broadway Style (Green Bay, WI); (2) Canton Middle School Truancy Abatement Program (Baltimore, MD); (3) A Multiagency Approach to a Countywide Problem (Fresno, CA); (4) The Hawthorne Huddle (Minneapolis, MN); (5) The Power of Partnerships (Racine, WI); (6) Truancy Control Project (San Diego, CA); and (7) Intersecting Solutions (Vancouver, CN). Notes, table, resources, figures, appendixes
  Main Term(s): Police
  Index Term(s): Crime Control Programs ; Crime specific countermeasures ; Community involvement ; Crime prevention measures ; Proactive police units ; Policing innovation ; Police crime-prevention ; Police policies and procedures ; Problem-Oriented Policing
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  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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