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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crime, america, council, report, first, state, violent
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788136550
ISBN-13: 9780788136559

Contents: America's three crime challenges (prevention, protection, restraint; revolving-door justice vs. representative democracy); America's ticking crime bomb (violent crime by the numbers: UCR & NCVS; concentrated by race, place & age; demographics; dynamics; voters are not fools); the reality of revolving-door justice (why prison pays; who really goes to prison?); the good news about fighting violent crime (law enforcement matters; behind drops in violent crime: cops at work; meeting America's crime challenges). Charts & tables.
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Author: David Weisburd
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crime, disorder, policing, oriented, problem, effects
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437929877
ISBN-13: 9781437929874

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) approach was one response to a crisis in policing that emerged in the 1970s and 1980s. Police were not being effective in preventing crime because they had become focused on the żmeansż of policing and had neglected the żgoalsż of preventing and controlling crime. The żproblemż rather than calls or crime incidents should be the focus. This study conducted a review to examine the effectiveness of POP in reducing crime and disorder. Studies had to meet 3 criteria: (1) the SARA model was used; (
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Author: Catherine H. Conly
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: computer, crime, organizing, investigation, prosecution
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 1991-04
ISBN-10: 1568068506
ISBN-13: 9781568068503

Provides an overview of existing approaches law enforcement agencies are using to handle computer-related crime cases, illustrative case examples of crimes investigated by state and local personnel, and recommendations for effective investigation and prosecution of computer crime.
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Author: Michael D. Maltz
Publisher: Michael Maltz
Keywords: geography, analysis, event, setting, crime, community, mapping
Number of Pages: 197
Published: 1991-01
ISBN-10: 0387973818
ISBN-13: 9780387973814

Gathering accurate data probably constitutes one of the most important aspects of crime investigation and prevention. How do we put the data to use? How can we improve our methods of handling the information we collect? By describing a project for the development and implementation of a computerized crime-mapping system in the Chicago area, this book makes a significant contribution toward a more efficient and intelligent use of crime data to understand and prevent crime in a community setting.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: communities, youth, programs, responsibility, crime, promoting, preventing
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2000-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788186302
ISBN-13: 9780788186301

Efforts to prevent youth crime and violence, to be effective, should be planned and implemented at the local level. This guide makes more accessible the many Federal programs that exist to support community-based efforts to prevent youth crime and violence. It provides planning guidance and describes some of the most promising Federal crime prevention programs, which support the planning and implementation of crime prevention efforts with technical assistance and funding. Sections: what is crime prevention? developing a comprehensive crime prevention strategy; the 50 Federal programs; resource
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Author: Michael D. Maltz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: data, crime, police, gaps, bridging
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 1999-02
ISBN-10: 0788187961
ISBN-13: 9780788187964

A discussion paper based on a Workshop on Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Imputation. Chapters: why we need to look at the UCR; UCR history & coverage; incomplete crime data; incomplete arrest data; processing & publishing the crime data; procedures used for imputing crime data; inaccuracies produced by the imputation procedures; suggested imputation philosophy; supplementary homicide reports; conclusions & recommendations; state on-line publication of crime data; characteristics of state UCR collection programs; extent of UCR data coverage, Alabama-Wyoming, 1958-97. References. Glossary.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, united, reports, crime, uniform
Number of Pages: 403
Published: 1996-01
ISBN-10: 0788137808
ISBN-13: 9780788137808

Provides a nationwide view of crime based on statistics contributed by state & local law enforcement agencies. Population size is the only correlate of crime utilized in this report. Covers: crimes reported; crimes cleared; persons arrested; weapons used in violent crime; & law enforcement personnel. Factors which affect crime are: population density, stability of population, modes of transport, economic conditions, cultural factors, family conditions, climate, law enforcement personnel, crime reporting practices, & more. Consists primarily of tables.
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