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Title: National Night Out 1990: America's Night Out Against Crime
Corporate Author: National Assoc of Town Watch
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 500
Contract Number: 89-SN-CX-K001
Sale Source: National Assoc of Town Watch
7 Wynnewood Road
Suite 215
P.O. Box 303
Wynnewood, PA 19096
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This compendium presents copies of news articles, proclamations, and comments from local police and civilian coordinators about the 1990 National Night Out, a crime prevention program that involved citizens, police, local officials, businesses, criminal justice agencies, and civic and community groups in 8,140 communities in all 50 States, United States territories, Canadian cities, and United States military installations around the world.
Abstract: The national project coordinator reported that nearly every participating community experienced three significant results. These were contacts among neighbors, close working relationships among law enforcement agencies and community groups, and extensive media coverage. An estimated 21.8 million people took part in the 1990 National Night Out, and the combination of local and national print and broadcast media resulted in more than 370 million media impressions.
Main Term(s): Community crime prevention programs
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Police crime-prevention
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