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NCJ Number: 78027 Find in a Library
Title: Hands Up
Corporate Author: General Federation of Women's Clubs
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Sponsoring Agency: General Federation of Women's Clubs
Washington, DC 20036
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-TA-99-0020
Format: Film
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This film discusses the national volunteer anticrime effort, 'Hands Up,' funded by LEAA and developed by the General Federation of Women's Clubs.
Abstract: The film focuses on the organization of volunteers into small citizen's groups called 'syncon' units which are set up so that members can reach a consensus on the issues. Emphasis is placed on the 'Hands Up' slogan and the importance of all citizens working together to find solutions to the crime problem.
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Crime prevention measures; Films
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