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NCJ Number: 44182 Find in a Library
Title: HAWAII - PROGRAM MEMORANDUM - PUBLIC SAFETY
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 37
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Annotation: THE PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM SETS OUT TO PROTECT THE INDIVIDUAL AND HIS PROPERTY FROM INJURY AND LOSS CAUSED BY CRIMINAL ACTIONS, ACCIDENTS, PHYSICAL HAZARDS, AND NATURAL AND MANMADE DISASTERS.
Abstract: THE PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM IS COMPOSED OF 2 PRINCIPAL SUBPROGRAMS: SAFETY FROM CRIMINAL ACTION AND SAFETY FROM PHYSICAL DISASTERS. THE PROTECTION OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND HIS PROPERTY FROM INJURY AND LOSS CAUSED BY CRIMINAL ACTIONS OR PHYSICAL HAZARDS IS A FUNCTION AT ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT, AS WELL AS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR. THIS MEMORANDUM ATTEMPTS TO TOUCH UPON THE MORE SIGNIFICANT FEDERAL, STATE, COUNTY, AND PRIVATE ACTIVITIES AS THEY RELATE TO THE PROVISION OF SAFETY TO THE PUBLIC. AMONG THESE RELATIONSHIPS ARE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PLANNING AGENCY'S COORDINATION AND MONITORING OF FEDERAL LEAA-FUNDED PROJECTS, THE FAMILY COURT'S UTILIZATION OF PRIVATE COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR TREATMENT AND SERVICES TO CHILDREN, AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION AFFECTING THE STATE'S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PROGRAMS. IN THE SAFETY FROM CRIMINAL ACTION AREA, ACTIVITIES CONSIST PRIMARILY IN PROVISION OF CONFINEMENT FACILITIES FOR THOSE PERSONS NEEDING DETENTION AND SUPERVISION OF PERSONS RELEASED FROM CONFINEMENT. MAJOR ACTIVITIES IN THE SAFETY FROM PHYSICAL HAZARDS SUBPROGRAM CONSIST PRIMARILY IN THE PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS AND DISASTERS THROUGH EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC, TRAINING OF INDIVIDUALS TO HELP IN EMERGENCIES, DEVELOPMENT OF EMERGENCY PLANS, AND PROCUREMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF MEDICAL RESOURCES. SIGNIFICANT TRENDS IN THE PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM INCLUDE THE DIFFERENTIAL USE OF INSTITUTIONALIZATION AND IN-COMMUNITY PLACEMENT FOR OFFENDERS AND THE INCREASING EMPHASIS BEING PLACED ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES TO IMPROVE PHYSICAL SAFETY. INTERPRETIVE COMMENTARY ON PROGRAM COST PROJECTIONS IS PROVIDED. SUPPORTING STATISTICS ARE INCLUDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED).
Index Term(s): Hawaii; Public safety coordination
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