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Title: CRIME ANALYSIS UNIT TRAINING PROJECT - FINAL REPORT
Corporate Author: California Crime Technological Research Foundation
United States of America
Project Director: B B BIRD
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 200
Sponsoring Agency: California Crime Technological Research Foundation
Scaramento, CA 95823
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-TN-99-0002
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL REPORT ON A PROJECT TO HOLD INTRODUCTORY CRIME ANALYSIS TRAINING SEMINARS FOR MANAGEMENT LAW ENFORCEMENT PRACTITIONERS AND PLANNERS IN EACH OF LEAA'S TEN REGIONS DURING 1975.
Abstract: THE PROJECT WAS UNDERTAKEN IN RESPONSE TO A PERCEIVED NEED AMONG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FOR CRIME ANALYSIS TRAINING IN ORDER TO MAXIMIZE THE UTILIZATION OF THEIR MANPOWER RESOURCES. DURING THE THREE DAY SESSIONS, THE ATTENDEES WERE GIVEN AN OVERVIEW OF THE USES AND BENEFITS OF CRIME ANALYSIS, THEORY AND METHODS OF CONDUCTING ANALYSIS, PRACTICAL EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS, CONSIDERATIONS IN DEVELOPING A UNIT WITHIN AN AGENCY, EVALUATION NEEDS, AND AN EXPOSURE TO AN OPERATIVE UNIT. ABOUT 400 PERSONS ATTENDED NATIONALLY. THE SEMINARS WERE EVALUATED BY HAVING THE ATTENDEES FILL OUT EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRES. BOTH THE QUESTIONNAIRE, AND AN ANALYSIS OF THE RESPONSES, ARE INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT. THE STUDENTS RATED EIGHT DIFFERENT FACTORS OF THE COURSE, AND A MEAN AVERAGE OF 93 PERCENT RATED THE COURSE AS GOOD TO EXCELLENT. ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT ARE A SCHEDULE OF COURSES AND A LIST OF ATTENDEES, A COURSE OUTLINE, AND A COPY OF THE STUDENT SEMINAR WORKBOOK, ENTITLED A TRAINING WORKBOOK ON THE CRIME ANALYSIS PROCESS, PREPARED BY THE CALIFORNIA CRIME TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION. THE OFFERING OF THIS TRAINING PROGRAM WAS PART OF THE EXEMPLARY PROGRAMS OFFERED UNDER THE OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Analysis; Crime analysis; Crime prediction; LEAA exemplary programs; National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice; Police crime analysis training; Police legal training; Police manpower deployment; Program evaluation; Questionnaires; Trend analysis; Workshops and seminars
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