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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 143712     Find in a Library
Title: Systems Approach to Crime and Drug Prevention: A Path to Community Policing
  Document URL: Text PDF 
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 8
  Series: BJA Bulletins
  Annotation: Demonstration programs conducted in Knoxville, Tenn. and Tuscon, Ariz. and funded by 1985 grants from the Bureau of Justice Assistance involved what now can be characterized as a community-based, problem-oriented style of policing.
Abstract: The first phase of the demonstration program in each city was to integrate crime and drug prevention activities into all law enforcement operations. In phase two, each police agency developed working partnerships with its city's other government agencies, community groups, religious institutions, and schools. In phase three, the programs increased their activities and expanded into new neighborhoods. In both efforts, crime prevention was declared an emphasis of the entire police department and thus a part of rather than a separate activity from patrol and investigation. These successful programs used the systems approach and offer ideas for other jurisdictions interested developing programs that effectively combine crime prevention and community partnership concepts. List of sources of further information
Main Term(s): Community policing ; Problem-Oriented Policing
Index Term(s): Interagency cooperation ; Drug law enforcement ; Criminology ; Police ; Crime prevention planning ; Tennessee ; Arizona
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Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: BJA Bulletin
   
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