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Title: Prevention and Investigation of the Crimes of Robbery, Burglary, and Auto Theft - Proceedings of Seminar in Police Operation, Warrenton, Virginia, January 23 - January 28, 1966
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1966
Page Count: 52
Sponsoring Agency: District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Dept
Washington, DC 20001
International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
President's Commission on Crime in the District of Columbia

US Dept of Justice
Grant Number: 001
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents the proceedings of a January 1966 pilot workshop in police operations about the prevention and investigation of robbery, burglary, and auto theft.
Abstract: The President's Commission on Crime in the District of Columbia and the city's police department contracted with the Field Operations division of the International Association of Chiefs of Police to conduct the workshop under an LEAA grant. The program, intended to identify and describe useful public support and investigative and general police operational programs, sought to reduce the incidence of these crimes. Representatives of 15 major U.S. city police departments, 2 State agencies, and the National Auto Theft Bureau attended the 4 and half-day workshop. The participants were organized into committees, which then produced reports containing suggested methods for meeting specific crime problems. One committee focused on changes occurring through urbanization, population shifts, and population growth, and the responses of police departments. A second committee focused on planning and development of public support programs for reducing each of the selected crimes. A third committee examined police operations in the areas of techniques, information systems, training, supervision, and equipment. The fourth committee considered investigative division procedures as they relate to the selection and retention of personnel, training, crime analysis, spot maps, electronic data processing, bulletins, technical assistance personnel, and technical aids and materials. The participants' evaluation of the workshop and a participant list are included.
Index Term(s): Burglary; Community crime prevention programs; Community involvement; Crime analysis; Demography; International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); Motor Vehicle Theft; Police community relations; Police crime-prevention; Police equipment; Police information systems; Police training; Robbery; Workshops and seminars
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