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NCJ Number: 50009 Find in a Library
Title: HOME SECURITY SURVEY
Author(s): L KIRKWOODPLONE A
Corporate Author: Charles S Maccrone Productions
United States of America
Editor(s): A PLONE
Date Published: 1978
Sponsoring Agency: Charles S Maccrone Productions
Aptos, CA 95003
Sale Source: Charles S Maccrone Productions
432 Ewell Avenue
Aptos, CA 95003
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS FILM IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC TO VIEW THEIR RESIDENCE AS A BURGLAR WOULD VIEW IT -- TO FIND SECURITY WEAKNESSES, THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE TO MONEY AND VALUABLES.
Abstract: A TOUR OF A TYPICAL RESIDENCE IS PROVIDED, EXPLAINING MANY WAYS OF MAKING IT MORE SECURE AGAINST CRIME. THESE CONSIST OF LOW-COST TECHNIQUES LIKE PRUNING SHRUBBERY TO GIVE A CLEAR VIEW OF DOORS AND WINDOWS; EXTERIOR LIGHTING; PADLOCKS AND HASPS FOR GATES, STORAGE AREAS, AND CELLAR DOORS; AND SECURITY DEVICES FOR GARAGE DOORS. VARIOUS TYPES OF HOUSE DOORS AND WAYS OF PROTECTING THEM AGAINST UNWANTED ENTRY ARE DISCUSSED, INCLUDING AN EXPLANATION OF LOCKS AND SECURE STRIKE PLATES. THE FILM STRESSES THE USE OF COMMON SENSE WHEN ANSWERING DOORS AND EXPLAINS WAYS OF PROTECTING SASH, SIDING, AND CASEMENT WINDOWS. ALARMS, SAFES, AND OPERATION IDENTIFICATION ARE ALL DISCUSSED AND EXPLAINED. THIS FILM IS INTENDED FOR USE BY COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION GROUPS, POLICE CRIME PREVENTION OFFICERS, AND OTHER INTERESTED CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS. THE IMPORTANCE OF NEIGHBORS WORKING TOGETHER WITH LOCAL CRIME PREVENTION OFFICERS TOWARDS THE GOAL OF REDUCING NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME IS STRESSED. (BAC)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Community service officers; Crime prevention measures; Films; Police community relations; Public education; Residential security; Security
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