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Title: CRIME IN MINNEAPOLIS - PROPOSALS FOR PREVENTION
Author(s): D W FRISBIE; R HINTZ; M JOELSON; J NUTTERFRISBIE D W
Corporate Author: Minnesota Governor's Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Control
United States of America
Project Director: D W FRISBIE
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 326
Sponsoring Agency: Minnesota Governor's Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Control
St Paul, MN 55101
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE CRIME PROBLEMS FACING THE CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS (MN) AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO A VARIETY OF SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AS A FIRST STEP TOWARD A COMPREHENSIVE CITYWIDE CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAM.
Abstract: THE NEED FOR AND THE ELEMENTS OF A COMPREHENSIVE CRIME PREVENTION PLAN FOR THE CITY IS ADDRESSED FIRST, FOLLOWED BY A DESCRIPTION OF THE DATA SOURCES USED FOR THIS STUDY. THE COST OF CRIME IN MINNEAPOLIS IS THEN DISCUSSED, INCLUDING DETAILS OF CRIME'S IMPACT ON HOUSING VALUE AND CITIZEN CONCERN ABOUT CRIME IN THE CITY. SUBSEQUENT SECTIONS REPORT ON THE EXTENT AND NATURE OF SPECIFIC CRIMES - RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY, COMMERCIAL BURGLARY AND ROBBERY, STREET ROBBERY, ASSAULT AND RAPE, AUTO THEFT, AND VANDALISM. THE RELATIONSHIP OF DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS (STREET LAYOUT, LOCATION OF 'ON SALE' ESTABLISHMENTS, AND LEVEL OF STREET LIGHTING) TO CRIME IS ALSO INVESTIGATED. THE REPORT CONCLUDES WITH A SERIES OF 85 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING A CITYWIDE CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAM. OUTLINED ARE OVERALL SUGGESTIONS CONSIDERED MINIMUM PREREQUISITES TO EFFECTIVE CITYWIDE CRIME PREVENTION PLANNING, STRATEGIES DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR INDIVIDUAL CRIMES, AND OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS DEALING WITH A VARIETY OF CRIME OR CRIME RELATED FACTORS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...ELW
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Crime Control Programs; Crime costs; Crime patterns; Crime surveys; Environmental quality; Fear of crime; Minnesota; Needs assessment; Program planning; Urban planning
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