skip navigation

Justinfo Subscribe to Stay Informed

Add your conference to our Justice Events calendar


NCJRS Abstract


Subscribe to Stay Informed
Want to be in the know? JUSTINFO is a biweekly e-newsletter containing information about new publications, events, training, funding opportunities, and Web-based resources available from the NCJRS Federal sponsors. Sign up to get JUSTINFO in your inbox.

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Library collection.
To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the NCJRS Abstracts Database.

How to Obtain Documents
NCJ Number: NCJ 182731   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing: The 1999 Herman Goldstein Award Winners
  Document URL: Text PDF 
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
US Dept of Justice
United States of America

Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
United States of America
Date Published: 08/2000
Page Count: 55
  Annotation: This report presents the 1999 recipients of the Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing (POP).
Abstract: The Herman Goldstein Award recognizes outstanding police officers and police agencies, both in the United States and around the world, for innovative and effective problem-solving efforts and measurable success in reducing specific crime, disorder, and public safety problems. The report includes a brief review of the evolution of POP, descriptions of themes among problems and strategies, project highlights, and evidence of POP's effectiveness. Data on the winners and finalists are presented in seven chapters: (1) Street Sweeping, Broadway Style (Green Bay, WI); (2) Canton Middle School Truancy Abatement Program (Baltimore, MD); (3) A Multiagency Approach to a Countywide Problem (Fresno, CA); (4) The Hawthorne Huddle (Minneapolis, MN); (5) The Power of Partnerships (Racine, WI); (6) Truancy Control Project (San Diego, CA); and (7) Intersecting Solutions (Vancouver, CN). Notes, table, resources, figures, appendixes
Main Term(s): Police
Index Term(s): Crime Control Programs ; Crime specific countermeasures ; Community involvement ; Crime prevention measures ; Proactive police units ; Policing innovation ; Police crime-prevention ; Police policies and procedures ; Problem-Oriented Policing
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Country: United States of America
Language: English
  To cite this abstract, use the following link:

* A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's web site is provided.