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NCJ Number: 98349 Find in a Library
Title: Integrated Criminal Apprehension Program (ICAP)
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This overview of the Integrated Criminal Apprehension Program (ICAP) -- a comprehensive planning, patrol, and investigative program aimed at improving police offender apprehension -- outlines program components, goals, and objectives, critical elements, implementation steps/issues, and program experiences/results.
Abstract: ICAP trains police managers to use and analyze information to facilitate effective decisionmaking. The ICAP decisionmaking method includes (1) data collection, (2) analysis (crime analysis, intelligence analysis, and operations analysis), (3) planning, and (4) service delivery. ICAP's goals are to increase the clearance rate for violent crimes and to increase the arrest and prosecution of habitual offenders. Objectives in achieving these goals include improvement of field operations through data analysis and refinement of managerial capability to deliver services, direct resources, and deal with serious crime. The ICAP has resulted in improvement of information management and analysis in more than 60 agencies nationwide. Sources for further information include a seven-item selected bibliography and a list of technical assistance resources.
Index Term(s): Crime analysis; Criminal investigation; Habitual offenders; Integrated Criminal Apprehension Program; Patrol; Police management; Police planning; Police services coordination; Program implementation
Note: Program Brief.
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