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NCJ Number: 158214 Find in a Library
Title: Inventory of Public Legal Education and Information Materials and Programs Related to Crime Prevention and Victims
Author(s): R M Gill; G A Alderson
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 65
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Department of Justice
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8, Canada
Publication Number: TR1994-10e
Sale Source: Canada Department of Justice
Justice Bldg. Kent St., at Wellington St.
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8,
Canada
Type: Report (Technical)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper provides an inventory of public legal education and information (PLEI) about crime prevention and victims currently available in Canada.
Abstract: Information on PLEI materials, programs, and projects was collected from approximately 80 provincial and territorial PLEI organizations and government departments, and nongovernmental organizations active in criminal justice. PLEI items were included in this inventory if they had as a central purpose to inform or educate the public about the law or the justice system, and they provided information that would help people better protect themselves from victimization or defend their interests as victims under the law. The inventory items are classified as they pertain to deterrence, avoidance, education, general crime prevention, and PLEI for victims. Each entry includes bibliographic information, a short description, and identification of the primary target audience. The final chapter analyzes the entries in the inventory to identify the producers of PLEI materials, the purpose of PLEI activities, and gaps in currently available PLEI on crime prevention and victims. 1 appendix
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Canada; Crime prevention education; Juveniles; Public education
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