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NCJ Number: 10806 Find in a Library
Title: SELECTED CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS IN CALIFORNIA
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: California Council on Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 106
Sponsoring Agency: California Council on Criminal Justice
Sacramento, CA 95823
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: California Council on Criminal Justice
7171 Bowling Drive
Sacramento, CA 95823
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: CURRENT PROGRAMS AIMED AT REDUCING THE OPPORTUNITY AND ABILITY TO COMMIT CRIMES.
Abstract: THIS SURVEY REPORTS ON CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS CURRENTLY IN USE IN CALIFORNIA WHICH FOCUS ON ACTION THAT CAN BE TAKEN AT THE LOCAL LEVEL, BEFORE CRIMES OCCUR. DESCRIPTIONS ARE BASED ON QUESTIONNAIRES AND A SERIES OF ON-SITE VISITS TO 172 LAW ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENTS. THEY INCLUDE THE PROGRAM'S PURPOSE, PAST RESULTS, RECOMMENDED IMPLEMENTING PROCEDURE, POSSIBLE PROBLEM AREAS, COSTS, AND RECOMMENDED FORMS AND LITERATURE. THE DOCUMENT REVIEWS PROGRAMS DEALING WITH CRIME PREVENTION UNITS, FACILITY PLANNING, PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, AND INDUSTRIAL SECURITY INSPECTIONS, COMMERCIAL ROBBERY PREVENTION, NEIGHBORHOOD ALERT, VACATION PREMISES CHECKS, COMMUNITY RADIO WATCH, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS BUNCO PREVENTION, AND BICYCLE SECURITY. LEGISLATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS THAT GO BEYOND THE SCOPE OF AUTHORITY VESTED IN CITY COUNCILS AND COUNTY BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS ARE LISTED, EMPHASIZING ACTIVITIES RELEVANT TO BEFORE-THE-FACT PREVENTION. SELECTED CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS IN CALIFORNIA WILL BE OF ASSISTANCE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL INTERESTED IN INITIATING CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS OR COMBINING NEW PROGRAMS WITH THOSE ALREADY IN EXISTENCE. (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Bicycles; California; Citizen crime precautions; Community crime prevention programs; Community involvement; Crime Control Programs; Facility security; Police crime-prevention; Property identification; Residential security; Security codes and ordinances; Surveys
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