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NCJ Number: 66506 Find in a Library
Title: NEW HAVEN (CT) ANTI-CRIME CONSORTIUM - FINAL REPORT
Corporate Author: New Haven Boys' Clubs, Inc
United States of America
Project Director: B DILELLA
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New Haven Boys' Clubs, Inc
New Haven, CT 06513
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 78-CA-AX-0041
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COOPERATIVE EFFORT CONDUCTED BY THE NEW HAVEN ANTI-CRIME CONSORTIUM TO INVOLVE THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIME CONTROL MEASURES AND PROGRAMS IS DESCRIBED.
Abstract: FUNDED BY A LEAA GRANT, THE NEW HAVEN ANTI-CRIME CONSORTIUM HAS BEEN SPONSORING AND COORDINATING CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIME CONTROL ACTIVITIES INVOLVING NEIGHBORHOODS, POLICE, AND COMMUNITY GROUPS JOINED IN A COMMON EFFORT. THIS REPORT ON THE PROJECT SUMMARIZES THE ACTIVITIES FOR A 1-YEAR TEST (1978-1979). ACCORDING TO THE PROJECT MANAGERS' SELF-EVALUATION, THE PROJECT WAS A SUCCESS. AMONG THE VARIOUS PROGRAMS INCLUDED WERE ALCOHOL-RELATED SERVICES, A CURRICULUM DEVELOPED BY A LOCAL CHILDREN'S MUSEUM FOR SCHOOLAGE CHILDREN TO TEACH THEM HOW TO AVOID VICTIMIZATION, AND A COMMUNITY HOUSE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE OFFERING COUNSELING, SPORTS, AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOUTHS CONSTRUCTIVELY OCCUPIED AND DEVELOP THEIR SOCIAL INTERACTION SKILLS. A BLOCK WATCH PROGRAM, COUNSELING SERVICES FOR HISPANIC YOUTH, AN ORGANIZATION FOR DISTRIBUTING CRIME PREVENTION INFORMATION, WERE FURTHER PROJECTS. DETAILS ON EACH OF THESE ARE GIVEN ALONG WITH BRIEF EVALUATIONS OF THEIR OPERATION. THE PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE PROGRAM FOR THE HANDICAPPED ARE DETAILED IN A SEPARATE EXHIBIT.
Index Term(s): Block watch; Community crime prevention programs; Community involvement; Connecticut; Crime prevention measures; Persons with Disabilities
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