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NCJ Number: 120758 Find in a Library
Title: Crime Prevention and Community Safety: A Practical Guide for Local Authorities
Author(s): S Osborn; J Bright
Corporate Author: National Assoc for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
London, SW9 0PU
Publication Number: ISBN 0-85069-122-2
Sale Source: National Assoc for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
169 Clapham Road
United Kingdom
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: These guidelines for reducing crime in residential areas in Great Britain are based on more than crime prevention projects developed by the National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders since 1979.
Abstract: The advice is intended for use by local government officials and community organizations. It emphasizes the central role of local governments in planning and carrying out crime prevention strategies based on involvement of many types of organizations and recognition of the specific needs of groups most vulnerable to crime. The guidelines cover planning by local governments, factors to consider in designing housing projects, security measures for individual dwellings, the effects of improved maintenance and other services on crime, improvements in community and youth services, the development of community crime prevention projects, and the policing of residential areas. Case examples, photographs, and chapter reference lists.
Main Term(s): Community crime prevention programs
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Private sector-government cooperation
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