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NCJ Number: 39651 Find in a Library
Title: MAJOR PROPERTY CRIME IN THE UNITED KINGDOM - SOME ASPECTS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
Corporate Author: University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Editor(s): P YOUNG
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 180
Sponsoring Agency: University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: FOURTEEN PAPERS PRESENTED AT A SEPTEMBER 1975 CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE SCHOOL OF CRIMINOLOGY AND FORENSIC STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, TOGETHER WITH EDITED PROCEEDINGS AND COMMENTARIES.
Abstract: THE PURPOSE OF THE CONFERENCE WAS TO SUPPLY SOME BASIC INFORMATION ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SECURITY INDUSTRY, TO DISCUSS PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIME CONTROL, AND TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF SERIOUS ACADEMIC RESEARCH ON THESE ISSUES. THE TOPICS CONSIDERED INCLUDED SOCIOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF MAJOR PROPERTY CRIME, CRIME PREVENTION MANAGEMENT, LEGAL ASPECTS OF ENFORCEMENT AND CONTROL, PROPERTY SECURITY, ALARMS, INSURANCE AND CRIME PREVENTION, AND ACTIVITIES, POLICIES, AND TRENDS IN THE SECURITY INDUSTRY. THE 50 CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS INCLUDED SCOTTISH AND ENGLISH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION, GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION, THE POLICE, THE PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY AND INSURANCE ORGNIZATIONS, AS WELL AS ACADEMIC LAWYERS, CRIMINOLOGISTS, SOCIOLOGISTS, AND ECONOMISTS....ELW
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Crime insurance; Crime prevention measures; Deterrence; Law enforcement; Property crimes; Security; United Kingdom (UK); Workshops and seminars
Note: PAPERS PRESENTED AT A CONFERENCE HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, IN SEPTEMBER 1975
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