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NCJ Number: 99710 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Crime Prevention Is - Good Neighbours
Corporate Author: Canada Solicitor General
Canada
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 20
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, Canada
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Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: This booklet promotes the idea that neighborliness can prevent crime and offers suggestions about home security, personal safety, teaching children self-protection skills, workplace security, and reporting crime to the police.
Abstract: Citizens are urged to become involved in community crime prevention programs (such as Neighborhood Watch). A checklist presents home security measures to discourage crime, and other suggestions address auto, bicycle, and motorcycle security, credit card and other frauds, and personal safety when out walking or driving. Advice on making children 'street smart' covers block parent programs, role playing what a child should do if lost, tips for using public restrooms safely, and coping with a stranger's advances. Tips to ensure workplace security focus on protecting personal belongings and the employer's property from theft and responding to visitors.
Index Term(s): Citizen crime precautions; Community involvement; Crime prevention education; Office building security; Personal Security/Self Protection; Residential security
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