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NCJ Number: 31398 Find in a Library
Title: BIKE THEFT - ONE OF AMERICA'S FASTEST GROWING
Journal: CAMPUS LAW ENFORCEMENT JOURNAL  Volume:5  Issue:5  Dated:(SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1975)  Pages:26-27
Author(s): R N SEAKAN
Corporate Author: International Assoc of College and University Security Directors
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of College and University Security Directors
Atlanta, GA 30329
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EXAMINATION OF METHODS TO COMBAT THE INCREASING INCIDENCE OF BICYCLE THEFT.
Abstract: SUGGESTIONS ARE PROVIDED FOR DEALING WITH BICYCLE THEFT THROUGH IMPROVED IDENTIFICATION METHODS, BETTER BICYCLE LOCKING AND PARKING SYSTEMS, AND HEIGHTENED AWARENESS OF THE PROBLEM BY BICYCLE OWNERS. DATA WAS GATHERED FROM RESPONSES TO A SURVEY CONDUCTED IN 50 LARGE CITIES AND 200 COLLEGE CAMPUSES AND A QUESTIONNAIRE STUDY OF SECURE BICYCLE PARKING FACILITIES. TABLES OF DATA DERIVED FROM A SERIES OF BICYCLE LOCK TESTS SHOW THE ABILITY OF VARIOUS TYPES OF ANTI-THEFT PRODUCTS TO WITHSTAND ATTACK BY DIFFERENT TOOLS OF THE BIKE THIEF.
Index Term(s): Bicycles; Citizen crime precautions; Crime specific countermeasures; Equipment evaluation; Larceny/Theft; Locks; Physical crime prevention; Police crime-prevention
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