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Title: Trends in Criminality Forecasting Committee at the Bundeskriminalamt - A Model of Cooperation Between Practical Police Work and Research
Journal: Police Studies  Volume:8  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1985)  Pages:13-16
Author(s): E Kube
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: The Bundeskriminalamt of the Federal Republic of Germany has established a 'forecasting committee' composed of social scientists and police practitioners.
Abstract: The committee's function is to combine police, demographic, employment and other types of data in order to predict future developments in crime and to help police and other authorities prepare for those developments. It is presently concentrating on juvenile delinquency and violent crime and has recently published its first forecasts and recommendations concerning the role of non-German youths in delinquency. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Crime prediction; Germany; Juvenile delinquency prediction; Trend analysis
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