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NCJ Number: 41206 Find in a Library
Title: CRIME IN RURAL AMERICA
Journal: NATIONAL SHERIFF  Dated:(DECEMBER 1976-JANUARY 1977)  Pages:22,24,30
Author(s): G B SUNDERLAND
Corporate Author: National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
Alexandria, VA 22314-3490
Type: Conference Material
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES SURROUNDING A RURAL CRIME CONFERENCE CONVENED AT THE FBI ACADEMY AT QUANTICO, VIRGINIA, SEPTEMBER 1-3, 1976.
Abstract: THIS CONFERENCE REVEALED THAT THERE WAS A GENERAL DEARTH OF EMPIRICAL INFORMATION ON THE RURAL CRIME PHENOMENON. OTHER FINDINGS EMANATING FROM WORKSHOP REPORTS WERE THAT THEFT OF EQUIPMENT AND LIVESTOCK CAUSED THE GREATEST FINANCIAL LOSSES IN AGRICULTURAL AREAS, THAT BOTH FARM AND SUBURBAN FAMILIES FEAR THEFT AND VANDALISM, AND THAT RAPID RESPONSES TO SERVICE FOR LOCATIONS SITUATED IN REMOTE OR POORLY MAPPED AREAS ARE OFTEN IMPOSSIBLE.
Index Term(s): Crime patterns; Crime Rate; Rural area studies; Suburban area studies; Summaries; Workshops and seminars
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