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Title: Police Strategy No. 1: Getting Guns Off the Streets of New York
Corporate Author: New York City Police Dept
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
New York City Police Dept
New York, NY 10038
Sale Source: New York City Police Dept
1 Police Plaza
New York, NY 10038
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This booklet explains a police policy and strategy for reducing illegal guns in New York City as the first of the major police strategies to be designed and launched by the Giuliani administration to reduce violent crime, disorder, and fear in the city.
Abstract: The discussion notes that a substantial majority of city residents are afraid of violent crime despite the reduction of violent crime in 1993 to its lowest level since 1985. The police of the New York Police Department as of March 7, 1994 will be to refocus and expand investigative and patrol resources, revise and expand training, obtain and deploy technologically advanced equipment, and obtain the support of the public and the housing and transit police to address illegal guns and gun violence. Actions will include specific investigative steps by precinct-based detectives in all cases of arrests involving firearms, an increase in personnel for the joint firearms task force, added training courses for detectives, and the purchase of computerized system for comparing spent bullets and discharged shells. List of additional actions
Main Term(s): Police policies and procedures
Index Term(s): Criminology; Gun Control; Illicit firearms; New York; Police crime-prevention; Police procedures training; Weapons violations
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