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NCJ Number: 157898 Find in a Library
Title: Practical Guide to Crime Prevention for Local Partnerships
Corporate Author: Crime Concern
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: Crime Concern
Swindon, SN5 7UN
Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
50 Queen Anne's Gate
London, SW1H 9AT,
United Kingdom
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Based on local experience in Great Britain, this manual presents step-by-step instructions on how to develop and implement a community crime prevention program through a partnership between local communities and the police.
Abstract: Individual sections explain how to obtain support, determine the scale of operation, select a management structure, form a steering group, appoint a coordinator, determine costs, generate commitment, and lead the partnership. Additional sections focus on defining the problem, deciding what to do, implementing the program, assessing what has been achieved, managing projects, and developing strategies. Program content is also discussed, including displacing crime, preventing revictimization, managing risks, and preventing crime through such approaches as strengthening families and revitalizing communities. The final sections describe crime prevention in the home, high- crime residential areas, in public and private transportation, schools, and shopping centers. Case examples, checklists, chapter reference lists, and list of organizations that can provide technical assistance
Main Term(s): Foreign crime prevention
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Crime prevention planning; Great Britain/United Kingdom
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