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NCJ Number: 43215 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Black Crime -- A Police View
Corporate Author: Joint Ctr for Political Studies
United States of America
Editor(s): H J BRYCE
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 178
Sponsoring Agency: Joint Ctr for Political Studies
Washington, DC 20005
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Police Foundation
Washington, DC 20036
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-NI-99-0096
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PAPERS COLLECTED IN THIS TEXT EXPLORE WAYS TO REDUCE CRIME IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY, PARTICULARLY BLACK-ON-BLACK CRIME.
Abstract: THE PAPERS WERE PRESENTED AT A 1976 CONFERENCE SPONSORED BY LEAA, THE POLICE FOUNDATION, AND THE JOINT CENTER FOR POLITICAL STUDIES. IT DREW THE NATION'S HIGHEST RANKING BLACK LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND RESULTED IN THE CREATION OF NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF BLACK LAW ENFORCEMENT EXECUTIVES (NOBLE). AFTER A STATISTICAL BACKGROUND ON BLACK CRIME AND BLACK LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL, CHAPTERS COVER SUCH TOPICS AS CRIME AS THE CONCERN OF ELECTED OFFICIALS; CRIME IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY (CAUSES OF CRIME AND THE ROLE OF THE POLICE IN REDUCING CRIME); AND POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS. A CHAPTER ALSO DEALS WITH POLICIES TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF BLACK POLICE EXECUTIVES AND THE DILEMMA OF BLACK POLICE EXECUTIVES. THE LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS MADE AT EACH WORKSHOP SESSION CENTER ON FOUR MAJOR AREAS: HOW TO ALLEVIATE CAUSES OF CRIME, HOW TO CONTROL CRIME, HOW TO IMPROVE POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS, AND THE ROLE OF THE BLACK POLICE EXECUTIVE. THE ARTICLES ARE SUPPLEMENTED BY REFERENCES.
Index Term(s): Black/African Americans; Crime Causes; Crime Control Programs; Crime prevention measures; Intra-racial crime; Police community relations; Police effectiveness; Police personnel
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