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NCJ Number: 36542 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: ATLANTA - STREET LIGHT PROJECT - FINAL EVALUATION REPORT, DECEMBER 1973 - NOVEMBER 1974
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Atlanta Traffic Engineering Dept
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: Atlanta Traffic Engineering Dept
Atlanta, GA 30303
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 72-DF-04-0076
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL EVALUATION REPORT ON AN IMPACT CITIES PROGRAM TO REDUCE NIGHTTIME ROBBERIES IN THE PROJECT AREA BY 15 PERCENT AND OTHER NIGHTTIME TARGET CRIMES BY 5 PERCENT.
Abstract: TO ACCOMPLISH THESE GOALS, HIGH INTENSITY LIGHTING (HIGH PRESSURE SODIUM VAPOR LIGHTS) WERE INSTALLED ON 21 STREETS IN CENSUS TRACT 27 IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA. THE REPORT CONCLUDES THAT THE STREET LIGHTING PROJECT DID NOT REDUCE TARGET CRIMES IN THE AREAS OF IMPROVED LIGHTING. HOWEVER, THERE IS AN INDICATION THAT THE PROJECT DID REDUCE THE RATE OF INCREASE OF NIGHTTIME BURGLARIES.
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Georgia (USA); Grants or contracts; Impact cities; Lighting; Physical crime prevention; Program evaluation; Programs
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