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NCJ Number: 41628 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: AUBURN (WA) - BURGLARY/AUTO THEFT REDUCTION TEAM EVALUATION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: King Cty Law and Justice Planning Office
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 47
Sponsoring Agency: King Cty Law and Justice Planning Office
Seattle, WA 98104
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Washington Law and Justice Planning Office
Olympia, WA 98504
Grant Number: 1370; 75-C-0009
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE AUBURN BURGLARY/AUTO THEFT REDUCTION PROGRAM AS IT WAS IMPLEMENTED BY THE PROJECT TEAM AND EVALUATES IT IN TERMS OF EFFECTIVENESS IN MEETING ITS FOUR OBJECTIVES.
Abstract: THE PROGRAM OBJECTIVES WERE TO REDUCE RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES, TO REDUCE COMMERCIAL BURGLARIES, TO INCREASE CLEARANCES OF REPORTED BURGLARIES, AND TO INCREASE CLEARANCES BY ARREST FOR REPORTED BURGLARIES. THESE WERE TO BE ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION EDUCATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF DEPARTMENTAL BURGLARY INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES. DATA COLLECTION METHODS ARE DISCUSSED AND, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN UNKNOWN VARIABLES, THE DATA ARE ANALYZED. THE ANALYSIS FOUND THAT THERE WAS A STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT DECREASE IN REPORTED RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL BURGLARIES AND AN INCREASE IN CLEARANCE AND ARREST RATES FOR BURGLARY AND AUTO THEFT. STATISTICAL MATERIAL IS APPENDED....MSP
Index Term(s): Burglary; Clearance rates; Community involvement; Crime prevention measures; Crime specific countermeasures; Motor Vehicle Theft; Police effectiveness; Program evaluation; Public education; Statistical analysis; Washington
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