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Title: NATIONAL WOMEN'S CRUSADE AGAINST CRIME - FINAL EVALUATION REPORT, OCTOBER 1976
Author(s): A D GILL; N B HELLER
Corporate Author: Institute for Public Program Analysis
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 68
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Public Program Analysis
St Louis, MO 63132
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-TA-07-0001
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL REPORT OF AN EVALUATION OF THE WOMEN'S CRUSADE AGAINST CRIME (WCAC) ATTAINMENT OF ITS STATED OBJECTIVE TO DISSEMINATE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND PRESCRIPTIVE MATERIAL TO OTHER COMMUNITY CRIME PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THE WCAC PROJECT WAS UNDERTAKEN IN RESPONSE TO A PERCEIVED NEED AND DESIRE IN OTHER CITIES FOR INFORMATION ABOUT ORGANIZING AND OPERATING VOLUNTEER CITIZEN CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS. THE WCAC PREPARED AND DISTRIBUTED BOOKLETS, STARTER KITS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS TO VARIOUS COMMUNITIES AND SPONSORED A NATIONAL WORKSHOP. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE WCAC PROGRAMS WERE EVALUATED BY MAILING QUESTIONNAIRES TO AND SURVEYING BY TELEPHONE THE PARTICIPANTS. THE COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO THE WCAC MATERIALS WAS GENERALLY FAVORABLE, AND THE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WAS FELT TO BE VALUABLE. THE EVALUATION FINDINGS ARE SUMMARIZED IN THE FINAL REPORT. THE APPENDIXES CONTAIN SAMPLE QUESTIONNAIRES AND SURVEY QUESTIONS AS WELL AS THE EVALUATION GUIDELINES....MSP
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Program evaluation
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