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NCJ Number: 41311 Find in a Library
Title: EVALUATION OF THE LINCOLN (NE) POLICE DEPARTMENT'S MAJOR CRIMES UNIT
Author(s): M K DAAKE
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 25
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE REPORT IS AN EVALUATION OF THE MAJOR CRIMES UNIT (MCU), WHICH WAS DESIGNED TO ALLEVIATE THE DRUG PROBLEM AND, CONSEQUENTLY, REDUCE ITS CONNECTED TARGET CRIMES -- ROBBERY AND BURGLARY.
Abstract: THE MCU WAS BEGUN IN SEPTEMBER 1973, AND IS A CONTINUING PROGRAM. THIS REPORT CONTAINS THE RESULTS OF COMPARISONS THAT WERE MADE OF ACTIVITIES DURING THE PROJECT YEARS AND BETWEEN THE CONTROL YEAR, WHICH PRECEEDED THE PROJECT'S FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION. TABLES CONTAINING STATISTICAL DATA RELATED TO THE PROJECT, DOCUMENT THE FINDINGS OF THE STUDY. THE FINAL SECTION OF THE REPORT CONTAINS CONCLUSIONS AND AN ANALYSIS OF GOAL ACHIEVEMENT. THE CONSULTANT'S GENERAL CONCLUSION WAS THAT IN THE DRUG AREA, EVIDENCE INDICATES THAT THE MCU HAS BEEN AN EFFECTIVE FORCE IN THE LINCOLN POLICE DEPARTMENT....KAP
Index Term(s): Burglary; Career criminal programs; Crime Control Programs; Crime prevention measures; Crime Statistics; Drug law enforcement units; Drug prevention programs; Program evaluation; Robbery
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