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NCJ Number: 40598 Find in a Library
Title: CRIME PREVENTION
Author(s): P M WHISENAND
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 430
Sponsoring Agency: Holbrook Press
Boston, MA 02110
Sale Source: Holbrook Press
470 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TEXTBOOK EXAMINES CRIME PREVENTION ACTIVITIES AND APPROACHES OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THE COMMUNITY, AND PRESENTS ISSUES AND TECHNIQUES INVOLVED IN EVALUATING CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS.
Abstract: AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPORTANCE OF REDUCING CRIME AND THE ROLE OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THE COMMUNITY IN CRIME PREVENTION IS FIRST PROVIDED. THE POLICE ROLE IN CRIME PREVENTION IS THEN EXAMINED, AND SUCH ASPECTS OF POLICE CRIME PREVENTION AS COMMUNITY SUPPORT, POLICE ORGANIZATION, TEAM POLICING, AND CRIME PREVENTION PLANNING ARE DISCUSSED. SPECIFIC POLICE-ORIENTED CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS SUCH AS OPERATION IDENTIFICATION, CRIME SPECIFIC PREVENTION PROGRAMS, NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAMS, VACATION PREMISE INSPECTIONS, AND FAMILY CRISIS INTERVENTION ARE ALSO DETAILED. THE ROLE OF THE COURTS AND CORRECTIONS IN PREVENTING AND DETERRING CRIME IS DISCUSSED, AND COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION EFFORTS ARE REVIEWED. THE FINAL SECTION DISCUSSES THE IMPROVEMENT OF PRODUCTIVITY IN POLICE CRIME PREVENTION SERVICES AND THE EVALUATION OF CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS....DMC
Index Term(s): Citizen crime precautions; Community crime prevention programs; Crime prevention measures; Crime specific countermeasures; Evaluation techniques; Police crime-prevention
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