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Surveying Communities: A Resource for Community Justice Planners

Contents

Houses in a community.Introduction

Community Surveys

Survey Process

Red Hook Survey

Conclusion

Appendix A: Sample Questionnaire (PDF Only)

Appendix B: Sample Survey Report

Sources for Further Information

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About the Author

As a planner for the Center for Court Innovation, Leslie Paik was responsible for the administration of an annual community survey in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York. She is pursuing a doctorate in sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles, studying the rise of problem-solving courts—such as community courts, drug courts, and mental health courts—in the United States.

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This document was prepared by the Center for Court Innovation, under grant number 2001–PP–CX–0001, awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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