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NCJ Number: NCJ 148459     Find in a Library
Title: Partnerships To Prevent Youth Violence
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Corporate Author: National Crime Prevention Council
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 7
  Series: BJA Bulletins
  Annotation: To develop educational, recreational, and anticrime programs and activities to redirect youth away from violence and crime, police agencies can actively seek and promote connections with existing institutions including schools, parent groups, neighborhood associations, professional groups, and service organizations.
Abstract: Alliances can also be formed with religious leaders, Boys and Girls Clubs, businesses, health professionals, social service providers, coaches, pharmacists, and youth themselves. Partnerships against youth violence have the two related objectives of keeping young people from perpetrating violent crimes and of preventing them from becoming victims of violence. To achieve the first objective, partnerships emphasize strategies that deflect youth from violence, teach them peaceful means of resolving conflict, and heighten their awareness of the effects and consequences of violent behavior. To achieve the second goal, partnerships strive to show young people how to avoid conflict and dangerous situations. Steps to creating partnerships between police and these various institutions include learning what the problems really are, selecting strategies that will work, enlisting others in the effort, and involving young people. 5 notes
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Police juvenile relations ; Violent juvenile offenders ; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs ; Crime prevention planning
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 92-DD-CX-K022
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Type: Survey
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: BJA Community Partnerships Bulletin, August 1994
   
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