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NCJ Number: 62536 Find in a Library
Title: PHOENIX (AZ) POLICE DEPARTMENT - ANNUAL REPORT, 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Phoenix Police Dept
620 West Washington Avenue
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Phoenix Police Dept
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PHOENIX, ARIZ., ANNUAL REPORT INCLUDES THE CRIME RESISTANCE PROGRAM (CRP) WHICH EMPHASIZES COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND AWARENESS AND THE POLICE ACTIVITIES LEAGUE (PAL) WHICH WORKS WITH 14-19-YEAR-OLDS.
Abstract: THE PHOENIX, ARIZ., POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT SURVEYS THE GROWTH OF THE DEPARTMENT TO OVER 2,000 EMPLOYEES, AND RECOUNTS INNOVATIONS IN DEPARTMENTAL METHODS DURING 1978. DECENTRALIZATION AND TEAM POLICING WAS BEGUN ON A LIMITED BASIS, WITH SPECIAL OFFICER TRAINING FOR THOSE INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT. OTHER PROGRAMS STRESSED COMMUNITY AWARENESS AND INVOLVEMENT; YOUTH ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING COUNSELING AND JOB PLACEMENT, WHICH RESULTED IN REDUCED GANG-RELATED ACTIVITY; A CRIME-RESISTANCE PROGRAM USING CABS TO REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY; CANINE DETAIL REORGANIZATION; A 'STING' TYPE STOREFRONT FENCING OPERATION WHICH RECOVERED NOT ONLY STOLEN GOODS BUT ALSO RESULTED IN DRUG RELATED ARRESTS; AND A COMPUTER-AIDED DISPATCH SYSTEM. ADDITIONAL DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES IN TRAFFIC, GENERAL AND SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTER SERVICES, PLANNING AND RESEARCH ARE SUMMARIZED BY LISTINGS OF PROGRAMS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS. CRIME REPORTS THAT SHOW THE INDEX UP 5 PERCENT OVER 1977 ARE ALSO LISTED. STATISTICS FOR ADULTS, JUVENILES, PROPERTY LOSSES TO THEFT, BURGLARY AND AUTO THEFTS, MURDER, RAPE, ASSAULT AND OTHER CRIMES ARE SUMMARIZED IN TABLES, ALONG WITH POLICE RESPONSE TO CRIME, INCLUDING ARRESTS MADE, LABORATORY SERVICES, AIR PATROL ACTIVITIES, AND OTHER CALLS FOR SERVICE. POLICE BUDGET TRENDS FOR FISCAL YEARS 1974 THROUGH 1978 ARE GIVEN. PHOTOGRAPHS ARE INCLUDED. (RFC)
Index Term(s): Arizona; Block watch; Cause removal crime prevention; Community crime prevention programs; Crime prevention measures; Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) programs; Police internal organizations; Police juvenile relations; Police management; Tenant patrol programs
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