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NCJ Number: 186333 Find in a Library
Title: Reducing Criminality-Partnerships and Best Practices
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Editor(s): Adam Graycar
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 360
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
Sale Source: Australian Institute of Criminology
GPO Box 2944
Canberra ACT, 2601,
Document: HTML
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This is a collection of papers presented at the Reducing Criminality-Partnerships and Best Practice Conference held July 31 - August 1, 2000, in Perth, Australia.
Abstract: The Australian Institute of Criminology, in conjunction with the Ministry of Justice, Department of Local Government, the Western Australian Police Service, and Safer WA held the conference (and pre- and post-conference workshops) to study inter-agency efforts to reduce criminality through early preventative interventions and proactive programs. Conference attendees also discussed research underpinning both policy and practice, with particular emphasis on best practice and effective partnerships, evaluation, and cost effectiveness. The document contains key speaker profiles, the Conference program, and keynote addresses. The Conference considered four themes: What Programs Work, Where and How (12 presentations); Building Bridges From Research to Practice (12 presentations); Building Interagency Partnerships (12 presentations); and Effective Practice and Evaluation (9 presentations). Notes, figures, bibliographies, tables, references, appendixes, resource
Main Term(s): Crime prevention measures
Index Term(s): Australia; Community involvement; Controlled Substances; Crime prevention planning; Criminology; Domestic assault; Intervention; Maoris; Minority overrepresentation; Police-citizen interactions; Violence; Youth involvement in crime prevention
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