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Title: ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF CITIZEN'S ALARM SYSTEM DEPLOYMENT EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Aerospace Corporation
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 111
Sponsoring Agency: Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA 90245
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-025-73
Publication Number: ATR-76(7918-09)-1
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN ANALYSIS ATTEMPTING TO DETERMINE UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS OF PERFORMANCE, COST, USAGE, AND OPERATIONS WILL THE CITIZEN'S ALARM SYSTEM PROVE TO BE A VIABLE MEANS OF PROTECTION AGAINST VIOLENT CRIME.
Abstract: THE MEASURES OF COST BENEFIT UTILIZED TO ASSIST IN MAKING THESE JUDGMENTS WERE THE COST PER PERSON PROTECTED AND THE COST PER TIMELY ARRIVAL OF LAW ENFORCEMENTS AGENTS AT THE CRIME SCENE BEFORE THE ESCAPE OF THE PERPETRATOR OF A VIOLENT CRIME. THE ANALYSIS INVESTIGATES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THESE MEASURES AND FACTORS RELATING TO COMPONENT COST, USER ACCEPTANCE, THE DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS, CRIME RATE, AND POLICE SERVICES IN THE AREA PROTECTED, THE COSTING POLICIES REGARDING PRIVATE OR PUBLIC LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SUPPORT, THE DETAILED TYPES OF ENVIRONMENTS PROTECTED (IN TERMS OF WHETHER RESIDENCES, PUBLIC AREAS, OR OTHER LOCATIONS ARE PROTECTED), AND THE PERFORMANCE AND NUMBERS OF THE LOCATION DEVICES UTILIZED. FOR THE DEVELOPMENT TASK CLOSE-OUT REPORT ON THIS PROJECT, SEE NCJ-36239.
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Cost/Benefit Analysis; Crimes against persons; Physical crime prevention; Research and development; Violent crimes
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