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Title: NATIONAL CRIME PREVENTION INSTITUTE - FINAL PROGRESS REPORT, JULY 1, 1977-DECEMBER 31, 1977
Corporate Author: University of Louisville
School of Police Admin
National Crime Prevention Institute
United States of America
Project Director: B M GRAY
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 299
Sponsoring Agency: University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-DF-99-0068
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (KENTUCKY) SCHOOL OF POLICE ADMINISTRATION'S PROGRESS IN IMPLEMENTING A CRIME PREVENTION PROJECT FUNDED BY LEAA IS REVIEWED.
Abstract: THE PROGRESS REPORT COVERS THE 6-MONTH PERIOD FROM JULY TO DECEMBER 1977. ACTIVITIES DURING THIS PERIOD INCLUDED ONE TRAINING COURSE AND VARIOUS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE EFFORTS. MUCH TIME WAS DEVOTED TO FINALIZING FUTURE PROGRAMS TO INSURE THE SELF-SUPPORTIVE FINANCIAL STABILITY OF THE PROJECT, KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL CRIME PREVENTION INSTITUTE (NCPI). THE TRAINING COURSE OFFERED BY THE NCPI DEALT WITH THE EVALUATION OF CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS. THE COURSE WAS ATTENDED BY 34 PERSONS FROM 19 STATES. STAFF AND TECHNICAL SPECIALISTS OF THE NCPI RESPONDED TO 983 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION DURING THE PERIOD. REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION RANGED FROM DIFFICULT, TECHNICAL, AND PROGRAMMATIC QUESTIONS TO SIMPLE FILM LOAN REQUESTS OR REQUESTS FOR INFORMATIONAL PUBLICATIONS. THE AVERAGE RESEARCH TIME INVOLVED IN RESPONDING TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION WAS 29 MINUTES. THE HOTLINE PUBLICATION OF THE NCPI PROVIDED 249 INFORMATION PACKAGES TO REQUESTORS FOR A MINIMUM FEE OF $5.00. HOTLINE TOPICS WERE ALARM LEGISLATION, CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN CRIME PREVENTION, RETAIL SECURITY, MIMIMUM SKILLS PROFILES, AND CRIME AND THE ELDERLY. THESE PACKAGES WERE MAILED TO CHIEFS OF POLICE, MAYORS, CITY MANAGERS, NCPI GRADUATES, MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, AND OTHERS. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES WERE PROVIDED TO LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL PROGRAM MANAGERS. THE NCPI WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN FORMING A PRIVATE NONPROFIT MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATION DESIGNED TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CRIME PREVENTION PRACTITIONERS. OTHER ACTIVITIES OF THE NCPI CONCERNED PUBLICATIONS ISSUED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON CRIME PREVENTION PRACTICES, THE DERIVATION OF A NATIONAL CRIME PREVENTION TEST, PLANS TO SPONSOR AN INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SECURITY PRODUCT TESTING PROGRAM. ATTACHMENTS CONSTITUTE THE MAJOR PART OF THE PROGRESS REPORT AND PROVIDE DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE TRAINING COURSE AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ACTIVITIES. (DEP)
Index Term(s): Crime Control Programs; Crime prevention measures; Crime prevention officer training; Kentucky; LEAA exemplary programs; Police training evaluation; Program evaluation
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