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NCJ Number: 52294 Find in a Library
Title: HANDBOOK FOR NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME PREVENTION GROUPS
Author(s): J M GRABER
Corporate Author: Pomona Community Relations
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: Claremont Graduate School
Claremont, CA 91711
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Pomona Community Relations
Pomona, CA 91769
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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United States of America

Claremont Graduate School
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Pomona Community Relations
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Pomona, CA 91769
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS HANDBOOK IS INTENDED TO AID CITIZEN GROUPS PLAN, ORGANIZE, AND IMPLEMENT CRIME PREVENTION ACTIVITIES AT THE NEIGHBORHOOD LEVEL.
Abstract: FOUR SECTIONS COMPRISING THE HANDBOOK DEAL WITH THE ORGANIZATION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME PREVENTION GROUP, THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAM, THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP, AND GROUP EVALUATION AND BENEFITS. PARTICULAR AREAS OF CONCERN ARE ORGANIZING A MEETING AGENDA, RECRUITING GROUP MEMBERS, DEVELOPING GROUP LEADERSHIP, GATHERING INFORMATION ABOUT LOCAL PROBLEMS, ASCERTAINING SPECIFIC CITIZEN CRIME PREVENITON ACTIVITIES, ESTABLISHING GROUP OPERATING PROCEDURES, TRAINING, MOTIVATING A GROUP, EVALUATING RESOURCES AND FUNDING, CONDUCTING EVALUATION AND FEEDBACK, AND ASSESSING THE BENEFITS OF NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME PREVENTION GROUPS. NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS CAN BENEFIT BY COOPERATING WITH THE POLICE AND CITY OFFICIALS AND BY UTILIZING AVAILABLE RESOURCES. ASSISTANCE USUALLY EXISTS FOR PUBLICITY, TRAINING, PLANNING OF GROUP MEETINGS, EVALUATION, PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS, AND FUNDRAISING. THE LIBRARY IS ALSO A VITAL SOURCE OF INFORMATION. SOURCES OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (REFERENCES) ARE LISTED. (DEP)
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Procedure manuals
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