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Title: Fort Worth's Comprehensive Communities Program: A Case Study
Author(s): Wesley G. Skogan; Dennis P. Rosenbaum
Corporate Author: BOTEC Analysis Corporation
United States of America
Date Published: January 2004
Page Count: 61
Sponsoring Agency: BOTEC Analysis Corporation
Cambridge, MA 02138
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
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Grant Number: 1998-IJ-CX-0053
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Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper presents an overview and description, based on site visits of a U.S. Department of Justice funded crime prevention program in Fort Worth, TX, the Comprehensive Communities Program (CCP).
Abstract: Fort Worth's Comprehensive Communities Program (CCP) was one of 16 sites invited by and funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to combat crime. The program sought to expand the city’s community policing and community mobilization plans into three new police districts. Fort Worth’s overall approach to CCP can be characterized as a three-pronged strategy: (1) enhancing neighborhood-based problem-solving and crime prevention by changing the structure and function of the police service delivery system; (2) developing crime-fighting partnerships with local citizens; and (3) supporting an array of preventive social services which focus on at-risk youth and known offenders. The Forth Worth CCP reaches a variety of criminal justice agencies, not-for-profit groups, and volunteer citizens in the target communities. This paper, supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, is a case study of Fort Worth’s CCP program and written as a result of site visits made to various CCP participants between January 1996 and December 1996. Data are incorporated from BOTEC’s CCP Coalition Survey and Community Policing Survey and information contained in several Federal and local documents and reports. Appendix A-B
Main Term(s): Community crime prevention programs
Index Term(s): Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA); Community policing; Crime Control Programs; Crime prevention measures; Crime prevention planning; Criminal justice system coordination; NIJ grant-related documents; Police crime-prevention; Police-citizen interactions; Texas
Note: For additional information on other CCP programs see NCJ-204625 and NCJ-204627-629.
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