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Title: Protect Your Home and Neighborhood - Crime Prevention Techniques - Morris County, New Jersey
Corporate Author: Morris Cty Grand Jurors Assoc
United States of America

Morris Cty Crime Prevention Program
United States of America
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 47
Sponsoring Agency: Morris Cty Crime Prevention Program

Morris Cty Grand Jurors Assoc

National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual explains the ways that citizens can improve the security of their homes and neighborhoods to prevent burglary and related crimes like robbery and assault.
Abstract: The advice covers the specific items that should be considered in determining whether a house is vulnerable to burglars and explains the basic steps that should be taken inside and outside the house. The guidelines also explain various types of doors, door locks, methods of protecting special types of doors like sliding glass doors, locking and security devices for windows, and the deterrent effect of lighting. Details are also given on alarm systems, property identification, the establishment of a residential strong room, Neighborhood Watch programs, and methods of improving personal security at home and away from home. A checklist for use in identifying a suspect, data on property crime in New Jersey municipalities, and an explanation of the National Sheriffs' Operation Identification Registry are included. Illustrations are also provided.
Index Term(s): Citizen crime precautions; New Jersey; Personal Security/Self Protection; Physical crime prevention; Residential security
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