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NCJ Number: 182445 Find in a Library
Title: Partners Against Crime: Manual for Action
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 60
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London , SW1H 9AT, England
Great Britain Home Office, Policing and Reducing Crime Unit
London, SW1H 9HD, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
Public Relations Branch
50 Queen anne's Gate, Room 151
London , SW1H 9AT,
United Kingdom
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This booklet describes how effective crime panels can be, outlines a practical approach to using crime panels and provides an action plan.
Abstract: The manual is presented in 11 sections, with selected sub-categories, as noted: (1) Introduction to what crime panels are and what they can do; (2) Setting Up a Panel (getting the right members for the job, the police role, panel officers, developing a strategy, the constitution); (3) Running a Panel (making the most of resources, developing a team structure, checklist for action); (4) Panel Activities (key steps to reduce crime, sorting out priorities for action); (5) Fear of Crime (what a panel can do); (6) The Partnership Approach (cooperating with others, linking with youth crime prevention panels); (7) Funding (sponsorship, fund-raising, central and local government); (8) Publicity (a step-by-step guide to using the media); (9) Case Study (the basis of a successful crime prevention panel); (10) A Chapter of Ideas (panel activities from all around the United Kingdom); and (11) Conclusion (10 key steps to success). Appendix
Main Term(s): Crime prevention measures
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Community involvement; Crime in foreign countries; Crime prevention planning; Deterrence; Foreign crime prevention; Foreign criminal justice planning; United Kingdom (UK); Youth involvement in crime prevention
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