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NCJ Number: 40141 Find in a Library
Title: CITIZEN ALARM FIELD TEST - PROJECT FINAL REPORT EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Aerospace Corporation
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Sponsoring Agency: Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA 90245
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-025-73
Publication Number: ATR-77(7617-20)-1
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PREPARATIONS FOR A FIELD EVALUATION OF THE CITIZEN ALARM SYSTEM, WHICH SEEKS TO REDUCE THE OCCURRENCE AND FEAR OF PERSONAL ATTACK CRIMES BY PERMITTING TIMELY CRIME REPORTING, THUS FACILITATING EARLIER POLICE ARRIVAL.
Abstract: A FORMAL FIELD TEST WAS ANTICIPATED IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS AND ACCEPTANCE BY BOTH CITIZENS AND THE POLICE PERSONNEL. THE TEST PLANNING ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH IMPLEMENTING THE FIELD EVALUATION OF THIS CONCEPT ARE DISCUSSED TOGETHER WITH THE DIFFERENT SCENARIOS IN WHICH THE TESTING COULD BE ACCOMPLISHED. A DESCRIPTION OF THE RESIDENTIAL SCENARIO IN ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY, SELECTED AS THE TEST SITE, IS INCLUDED TOGETHER WITH A SUMMARY OF THE CRIME STATISTICS FOR THE TEST AREA AND CONTROL SITES. A FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION OF THE FOUR HARDWARE COMPONENTS (ACTUATOR, PRIMARY RECEIVER RELAY, SECONDARY RECEIVER RELAY, AND CENTRAL STATION) IS ALSO PROVIDED. THE REPORT CONCLUDES WITH A DISCUSSION OF THE INTERFACE ISSUES THAT WERE STILL TO BE RESOLVED AT THE TIME OF PROGRAM TERMINATION.....PLO
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Citizen crime reporting; Crimes against persons; Equipment evaluation; New Jersey
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