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NCJ Number: 42670 Find in a Library
Title: CRIME PREVENTION
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 275
Sponsoring Agency: Metropolitan Atlanta Crime Cmssn
Atlanta, GA 30303
Sale Source: Metropolitan Atlanta Crime Cmssn
75 Marietta Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS MANUAL WAS DESIGNED TO ASSIST LOCAL POLICE AND COMMUNITY GROUPS IN DEVELOPING, IMPLEMENTING, AND EVALUATING COOPERATIVE CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THE METHODOLOGY A POLICE DEPARTMENT OR CITIZENS GROUP SHOULD USE IN IDENTIFYING THE EXTENT AND NATURE OF THEIR CRIME/VICTIM PROBLEMS IS DISCUSSED. ALSO INCLUDED IS A COLLECTION OF SOME STRATEGIES WHICH HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED BY VARIOUS JURISDICTIONS THROUGHOUT THE ATLANTA METROPOLITAN AREA AND THE UNITED STATES TO INITIATE CITIZEN INVOLVEMENT IN CRIME PREVENTION. IT IS ACKNOWLEDGED THAT THE REPORT IS NOT AN EXHAUSTIVE LISTING OF ALL CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS. RATHER, IT IS A SUMMARY OF SOME OF THE MORE SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMS. FIRST, A BRIEF BACKGROUND STATEMENT FAMILIARIZES THE READER WITH EACH PARTICUALR PROGRAM AND ITS OBJECTIVES. THIS IS FOLLOWED BY A LISTING OF KEY STEPS TO CONSIDER WHEN IMPLEMENTING THE PROGRAM DISCUSSED. THERE IS ALSO A DESCRIPTION OF SOME OF THE PAMPHLETS, BROCHURES, FORMS, DECALS, AND THE LIKE, WHICH HAVE BEEN USED BY SEVERAL JURISIDCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE PARTICULAR PROGRAMS BEING CONSIDERED. SOME OF THE PROGRAMS DISCUSSED HAVE TO DO WITH THE PREVENTION OF ROBBERY, BURGLARY, RAPE, AUTO THEFT, AND LARCENY. PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO PREVENT PREVALENT CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN, YOUTH, AND SENIOR CITIZENS ARE ALSO TREATED. THE APPENDICES INCLUDE A BIBLIOGRAPHY, A LIST OF CRIME PREVENTION FILMS AND SLIDES, AND A DESCRIPTION OF METROPOLITAN ATLANTA CRIME PREVENTION UNITS...RCB
Index Term(s): Burglary; Community crime prevention programs; Crime prevention measures; Crimes against children; Evaluation techniques; Females; Georgia (USA); Larceny/Theft; Motor Vehicle Theft; Older Adults (65+); Police community relations; Rape; Robbery
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