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NCJ Number: 155931 Find in a Library
Title: Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders in Israel
Corporate Author: Israel Ministry of Police
Editor(s): R Geva
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 230
Sponsoring Agency: Israel Ministry of Police
Jerusalem, Israel
Sale Source: Israel Ministry of Police
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Israel
Annotation: This report focuses on efforts being made by Israel in the area of crime prevention and control; it also addresses topics of workshops at the Ninth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders.
Abstract: The section on crime prevention discusses correctional services, the socialization of youth at risk, drug prevention efforts, and special projects in juvenile justice. The second section deals with the treatment and rehabilitation of inmates, followed by a discussion of crime prevention strategies developed by the Israel police. This discussion also notes developments in the counterterrorism arena. Specific legislation described here pertain to crime prevention, child abuse prevention, and children's evidence in child abuse proceedings. The document stresses the need for international cooperation. The workshop topics covered by this material include prevention of violence and urban crime, extradition, corruption control measures, environmental crime prevention, and computerization of the criminal justice system.
Main Term(s): Crime prevention planning
Index Term(s): Corrections; Criminology; Foreign correctional systems; Foreign crime prevention; Foreign laws; International cooperation; Israel; Juveniles; Victims of Crime
Note: Presented at the Ninth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Cairo, Egypt, April 29-May 8, 1995.
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