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Title: COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Editor(s): G D BOSTON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 80
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ENTRIES IN THIS ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY DEAL SPECIFICALLY WITH SIGNIFICANT AND INNOVATIVE CRIME PREVENTION PROJECTS INVOLVING COMMUNITY ACTION AND UTILIZING COMMUNITY RESOURCES.
Abstract: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF DOCUMENTS IN THE NCJRS DATA BASE IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR CATEGORIES. THE FIRST DEALS WITH GENERAL TOPICS SUCH AS THEORY AND ACTIVITIES, DEFINES TERMS OF REFERENCE, AND IDENTIFIES SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTS CONDUCIVE TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS. SEVERAL WORKS DEALING WITH THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THE COMMUNITY IN JAPAN ARE INCLUDED. THE SECOND CATEGORY PRESENTS MATERIALS CONCERNING POLICE/COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION CONTACT SUCH AS SECURITY, CITIZEN PATROLS, AND CITIZEN CRIME REPORTING. THE THIRD CATEGORY DESCRIBES SEVERAL INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS USING COMMUNITY RESOURCES, SUCH AS DRUG PREVENTION PROGRAMS, YOUTH SERVICE BUREAUS, VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS, AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS. THE FINAL SECTION CONTAINS MATERIALS DEALING WITH CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY IS ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY AUTHOR WITHIN EACH CATEGORY. MOST ENTRIES ARE MORE RECENT THAN 1970; ONLY ENGLISH-LANGUAGE MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES A RESOURCE LIST OF FEDERAL AGENCIES THAT HAVE PUBLICATIONS IN THE AREA OF COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION.
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Community involvement; Community resources; Community support
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