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NCJ Number: 142119 Find in a Library
Author(s): R C Wadman; S E Bailey
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 98
Sponsoring Agency: University of Illinois, Chicago Circle
Chicago, IL 60680
Publication Number: ISBN 0-94251-50-6
Sale Source: University of Illinois, Chicago Circle
Chicago, IL 60680
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Written for police, social workers, and local government and community agencies, this handbook presents practical approaches to neighborhood and community crime prevention.
Abstract: Successful approaches used in the United States are described by an American police chief; programs in the United Kingdom are described by the chief constable of a British police agency. The manual emphasizes the role of community policing and the need for a partnership among the police and all sections of the community. Individual chapters explain community crime prevention programs such as block watch, measures to prevent and detect automobile theft, victim services, business crime prevention, residential security, the recognition of drug abuse, domestic assault remedies and prevention, police evaluations of crime prevention, and future changes for police and communities. Figures, checklists, and index
Main Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Crime prevention planning
Index Term(s): Community policing; Foreign crime prevention; United Kingdom (UK); United States of America
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