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Title: CITIZEN CRIME PREVENTION TACTICS - A LITERATURE REVIEW AND SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Editor(s): J T S DUNCAN; J SLONE
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 121
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-023-77
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A LITERATURE REVIEW ON INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE CRIME PREVENTION INITIATIVES AND ON THE CONCEPT AND HISTORY OF CRIME PREVENTION PRECEDES A SELECTED AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON PREVENTION CONTAINING 113 ENTRIES.
Abstract: THE LITERATURE REVIEWED DESCRIBES SIGNIFICANT CRIME PREVENTION ACTIVITIES AT THE INDIVIDUAL LEVEL AND INCLUDES RESIDENTIAL SECURITY SURVEYS, PROPERTY-MARKING PROGRAMS, RESIDENTIAL SECURITY SYSTEMS, PERSONAL PROTECTION MEASURES AGAINST CRIME IN THE STREETS, AND RAPE PREVENTION METHODS. IT EMPHASIZES CITIZEN AWARENESS AS A PARAMOUNT FACTOR IN AVOIDING VICTIMIZATION. COLLECTIVE CITIZEN EFFORTS RANGING FROM NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS TO AREAWIDE AND EVEN NATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE EXAMINED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION. LISTINGS ARE SELECTED FROM THE NCJRS COLLECTION AND ARE ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY AUTHOR. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY IS DIVIDED INTO SEVERAL CATEGORIES--COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION, INDIVIDUAL CRIME PREVENTION INITIATIVES, AND COLLECTIVE CRIME PREVENTION INITIATIVES. AN APPENDIX LISTS DOCUMENT SOURCES. ORDERING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED, BUT NO INDEX IS INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Block watch; Community crime prevention programs; Crime prevention measures; Municipal ordinances; Residential security
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