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Crime Prevention

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  • How can I get involved with or volunteer for drug prevention efforts in my community?
    To learn about drug prevention efforts in your area, or to start a community anti-drug coalition, vi... Read More
    Last Updated: May 16, 2017

  • Where can I find information about school-based crime prevention efforts and their interaction with law enforcement and/or juvenile justice organizations?
    Information on school-based prevention efforts and their interaction with law enforcement and/or juv... Read More
    Last Updated: October 2, 2014

  • Have community notification laws impacted sex offender recidivism rates?
    The impact of sex offender community notification laws is discussed in Sex Offender Community Notifi... Read More
    Last Updated: June 29, 2012

  • How can I learn about effective crime prevention programs?
    Created by the Office of Justice Programs and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice, the C... Read More
    Last Updated: October 22, 2015

  • Where can I locate information on curfews and their effectiveness in reducing juvenile crime?
    Information about curfews and their effectiveness in reducing juvenile crime can be found in the Nat... Read More
    Last Updated: January 27, 2017

  • Is information available on how communities can combat street prostitution?
    Information on combating street prostitution can be found in the following National Institute of Jus... Read More
    Last Updated: April 16, 2019

  • Are there programs that allow citizens to work with law enforcement?
    The Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) Program, managed by the International Association of Chiefs ... Read More
    Last Updated: August 16, 2018

  • Where can I learn about opportunities to volunteer for local crime prevention initiatives?
    To learn about local crime prevention efforts, visit the Programs section of the National Crime Prev... Read More
    Last Updated: January 2, 2018

April 16, 2019