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NCJ Number: 63341 Find in a Library
Title: PIERCE COUNTY (WA) COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT PROJECT (CNAP) - FINAL REPORT
Corporate Author: Pacific Lutheran University
United States of America
Project Director: A BIBLARZ
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98477
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PIERCE COUNTY, WASH., COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT PROJECT (CNAP), SET UP TO DETERMINE COUNTY RESIDENTS' NEEDS AND EXPERIENCES WITH EXISTING PUBLIC AGENCIES, IS DESCRIBED.
Abstract: IT WAS ALSO IMPLEMENTED TO DETERMINE THE COMPOSITION OF THE COUNTY'S POPULATION AND TO FIND EMPLOYMENT FOR MANY COUNTY UNEMPLOYED. TO THIS END, 169 INTERVIEWERS WERE HIRED AND TRAINED THROUGH THE USE OF CETA FUNDS. OF THE 80,000 HOUSEHOLDS IN THE COUNTY (EXCLUDING THE CITY OF TACOMA), 20,000 WERE SURVEYED. IN EVERY QUARTER-MILE SUBSECTION OF THE COUNTY, 26.8 PERCENT OF ALL THE HOUSEHOLDS WERE SURVEYED, AND INFORMATION WAS GATHERED ON EVERY CITY, UNINCORPORATED AREA, AND EVEN NEIGHBORHOODS. THE SURVEY DATA CAN SERVE AS A MAJOR TOOL FOR GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS, AND SERVICE AGENCIES IN PLANNING FOR MANY DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF THE COUNTY. PART OF THE SURVEY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT CONCERNS, INCLUDING FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS FOR THE COUNTY AS A WHOLE, IS APPENDED. (TAG)
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Demography; Frequency distribution; Local government; Needs assessment; Services effectiveness; Surveys; Washington
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