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Title: SAINT LOUIS - METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT - FOOT PATROL - PROJECT EVALUATION REPORT, JANUARY 1975
Corporate Author: St Louis Metropolitan Police Dept
United States of America
Project Director: J WALSH
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 89
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
St Louis Metropolitan Police Dept
St Louis, MO 63103
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 72-DF-07-0009
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL REPORT ON AN IMPACT CITIES PROJECT TO AUGMENT THE NUMBER OF FOOT PATROLMEN IN HIGH CRIME AREAS IN ORDER TO REDUCE IMPACT CRIMES, IMPROVE POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS, AND SUPPLEMENT NORMAL POLICE PATROL.
Abstract: PROJECT RESULTS REVEAL THAT CRIME REDUCTION HAS NOT BEEN SIGNIFICANT AS A RESULT OF THIS PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM WAS AN OUTSTANDING SUCCESS IN TERMS OF IMPROVED POLICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS. HOWEVER, THE ARREST RATE PER 100 MAN-HOURS OF PATROL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW THAT OF THE REMAINER OF THE DEPARTMENT.
Index Term(s): Evaluation; Foot patrol; Grants or contracts; Impact cities; Missouri; Police community relations; Program evaluation; Programs
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