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NCJ Number: 98926 Find in a Library
Title: Missouri Crime Prevention Survey - Executive Summary
Corporate Author: St Louis Crusade Against Crime
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: St Louis Crusade Against Crime
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This executive summary of the methodology and findings of a 1983-84 study of Missouri crime prevention programs reports on the extent and nature of crime prevention programming as well as police methods for supporting such programming.
Abstract: The questionnaire was mailed to each police chief by the Missouri Police Chief's Association and to every sheriff by the Missouri Sheriff's Association. Preliminary results were tabulated by the Regional Justice Information System. The 98 agencies that responded provide local law enforcement services to 3.3 million citizens. In addition to statewide data, the information on crime prevention programs is presented under the following categories: type of government, urban versus rural areas, geographical regions, and jurisdictional population sizes. Data cover the number of crime prevention programs and the percentage of agencies supporting them. The percentage of agencies providing various types of programming support is also indicated. Data are supplied on the following types of crime prevention programs: Neighborhood Watch, Operation Identification, security surveys, youth involvement, senior citizen involvement, and victim assistance. Tabular and graphic data as well as the questionnaire are provided.
Index Term(s): Block watch; Community crime prevention programs; Missouri; Police crime-prevention; Property identification; Security surveys; Surveys
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