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Title: PLAN TO REDUCE CRIMES AGAINST FLORIDA'S ELDERLY, 1978, V 2 - APPENDICES OF SUPPORTING DATA AND INFORMATION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Florida Bureau of Criminal Justice Assistance
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 208
Sponsoring Agency: Florida Bureau of Criminal Justice Assistance
Tallahassee, FL 32301
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-AS-50-0004; 78-PFAX-0012
Publication Number: DSP-BCJ-12-78
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS VOLUME OF A MULTIYEAR PLAN TO PREVENT CRIMES AGAINST THE ELDERLY AND REDUCE THE FEAR OF CRIME AMONG THE ELDERLY CONSISTS OF EIGHT APPENDIXES OF SUPPORTING DATA AND INFORMATION. SEE ALSO NCJ 50589.
Abstract: A PROFILE AND ANALYSIS OF FLORIDA'S ELDERLY POPULATION IS PROVIDED, WITH ATTENTION TO POPULATION DISPERSION, EDUCATIONAL LEVEL, EMPLOYMENT, AND INCOME. CRIME AND SYSTEM DATA ARE PRESENTED AND EXAMINED IN TERMS OF THE CRIME SITUATION AGAINST THE ELDERLY; THE SPECIFIC FOCUS IS ON THE RATES AND CONSEQUENCES OF VICTIMIZATION, AND TO SOME EXTENT, ON THE PROFILE OF THE OFFENDER. FOLLOWING A SECTION DEALING WITH A STATEWIDE SURVEY ON THE VICTIMIZATION OF THE ELDERLY CONDUCTED BY THE BUREAU OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE PLANNING AND ASSISTANCE AND DEVELOPED TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT OF FLORIDA'S ELDERLY POPULATION AND TO INVESTIGATE SUCH RELATED ISSUES AS CRIME PREVENTION AND FEAR OF CRIME, A LIST OF THE SIGNIFICANT TEST STATISTICS WHICH RESULTED FROM AN ANALYSIS OF THE VICTIMIZATION SURVEY IS PROVIDED. SPANISH AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE VERSIONS OF THE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE ARE INCLUDED. THE TYPES OF PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS WHICH HAVE BEEN INITIATED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADDRESSING PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY THE ELDERLY ARE DESCRIBED, ALONG WITH TESTIMONY GIVEN BEFORE THE CRIME AND ELDERLY TASK FORCE. A COPY OF A STATE LAW MANDATING AN ANNUAL 'CRIME AND THE ELDERLY PLAN' FOR THE PURPOSE OF PREVENTING AND REDUCING CRIME AND FEAR OF CRIME AMONG THE ELDERLY IS PRESENTED. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Crime Statistics; Fear of crime; Florida; Older Adults (65+); Surveys; Victimization
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