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NCJ Number: 178243 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Weed & Seed In-Sites Magazine, May/June 1999
Journal: Weed & Seed In-Sites  Volume:7  Issue:3  Dated:May/June 1999  Pages:1-16
Editor(s): Elaine Morrisseau
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This journal issue describes various Weed and Seed programs and activities designed to reduce crime in and revitalize urban neighborhoods.
Abstract: The issue covers crime prevention efforts in Tucson, Arizona, where crime data indicate a 22-percent decline in homicides, a 27-percent decline in rapes, and a 37-percent decline in robberies between 1997 and 1998. In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Weed and Seed efforts have targeted drug law enforcement and a cocaine distribution ring and crime control in a public housing development. Other articles in the issue deal with the following topics: (1) DEFY Train the Trainer program that aims to reduce the risks of adolescent drug abuse, school failure, delinquency, and violence; (2) a youth gang initiative grant received by the Maywood/Bellwood, Illinois, Weed and Seed site; (3) a program in Wheeling, West Virginia, to clean up the streets; (4) high school student involvement in the Civil Air Patrol in Austin, Illinois; and (5) television programming and conferences dealing with Weed and Seed programs and activities. 11 photographs
Main Term(s): Community crime prevention programs
Index Term(s): Arizona; Cocaine; Crime prevention measures; Drug law enforcement; Drug prevention programs; Gang Prevention; Illinois; Juvenile drug abusers; Juvenile drug use; Juvenile/Youth Gangs; North Carolina; Public housing; Residential security; Students; Urban criminality; Violence prevention; Violent juvenile offenders; Weed & Seed Programs; West Virginia
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