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NCJ Number: 40727 Find in a Library
Title: YOUTH COURTESY PATROL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Corporate Author: District of Columbia Office of Youth Opportunity Services
United States of America
Project Director: J O YOUNG
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 61
Sponsoring Agency: District of Columbia Office of Youth Opportunity Services
Washington, DC 20004
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BOOKLET PRESENTS OVERVIEW OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA'S YOUTH COURTESY PATROL.
Abstract: THE PROJECT IS DESIGNED TO SHOW THAT YOUNG PEOPLE WORKING WITH ADULTS CAN MAKE A COMMUNITY SAFER TO LIVE IN. ITS PURPOSE IS TO REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF VIOLENT CRIMINAL ACTS BY USING TEENAGE YOUTH AS WATCHDOG PATROLS. THE PATROLS ACT AS WITNESSES AND AS AN ALARM TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN CASE OF AN INCIDENT. THE PATROLS OPERATE OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD TEEN CENTER. EACH PATROL IS COMPRISED OF THREE YOUTHS WHO RECEIVED TRAINING IN CRIME REPORTING. THE BOOKLET REPORTS THAT COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR THE PATROLS WAS HIGH....BS
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Community support; Crime prevention measures; District of Columbia; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juveniles; Youth Services Bureau
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