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NCJ Number: 39476 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: CRIME RESISTANCE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America

Police Foundation
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 127
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Police Foundation
Washington, DC 20036
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A PROGRESS REPORT OF PILOT SELF-HELP COMMUNITY PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF WILMINGTON, (DE); BIRMINGHAM, (AL); DEKALB COUNTY, (GA); AND NORFOLK, (VA); THE POLICE FOUNDATION, AND THE FBI.
Abstract: THE FBI AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF THE FOUR COMMUNITIES BEGAN PILOT PROJECTS ON JULY 22, 1975 TO DEMONSTRATE THAT CITIZENS COULD COUNTER CRIME THROUGH LOW-COST, SELF-HELP MEASURES. THE CRIME RESISTANCE CONCEPT IS EXPLAINED, AND THE PROGRESS OF EACH OF THE FOUR PILOT PROJECTS IS DISCUSSED. OTHER CHAPTERS OUTLINE IN DETAIL THE SPECIFIC PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN WITHIN THE COMMUNITIES SUCH AS CITIZEN BAND RADIO AND BICYCLE REGISTRATIONS, CRIME WATCHES, CIVILIAN RADIO PATROLS, AND ESCORT SERVICE FOR THE ELDERLY. APPENDIXES INCLUDE GRAPHS, SURVEYS, DIAGRAMS, CORRESPONDENCE, AND SAMPLE ADVERTISEMENTS AND FORMS USED IN THE PROGRAMS...TWH
Index Term(s): Alabama; Citizen crime precautions; Citizen patrols; Community crime prevention programs; Community involvement; Community resources; Community support; Delaware; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Georgia (USA); Police community relations; Police Foundation; Property identification; Virginia
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