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Program GoalsPrevention of Shoplifting is a crime prevention intervention designed to assess the effect of electronic tagging, uniformed guards, and store redesign on shoplifting in high-theft stores. It was implemented in a group of Dixon and Currys stores in England and Scotland in 1991.Target SitesThe program was designed in response ...
Program Goals Communities that Care (CTC) is a system for planning and marshalling community resources to address problematic behavior, such as aggression or drug use, in adolescents. It has five phases to help communities work toward their goals. The CTC system includes training events and guides for community leaders and organizations. The ...
Program GoalsIn 1990 the National Institute of Justice introduced the Drug Market Analysis (DMA) Program, which sought to develop strategies for countering street-level drug distribution and associated disorder problems as well as to encourage the use of geographic data in crime analysis. The DMA Program aimed to systematically evaluate policing ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationCure Violence (formerly known as CeaseFire—Chicago) is a Chicago, Illinois–based violence prevention program administered by the Chicago Project for Violence Prevention. Cure Violence uses an evidence-based public health approach to reduce shootings and killings by using highly trained street violence interrupters and outreach workers, public education campaigns, and community ...
Program GoalsThe Kansas City (MO) Gun Experiment was a police patrol project that was aimed at reducing gun violence, drive-by shootings, and homicides. For 29 weeks during 1992–93, the Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) focused extra police patrols in gun crime “hot spots” in a targeted area of the city. ...
Program Goals/Components Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras were installed in five urban center entertainment districts that attract economic activity at night and relatively high pedestrian and vehicle traffic. The towns and cities were Ashford, Eastbourne, Lincoln, Newport (Isle of Wight), and Peterborough. Cameras were installed to reduce crime and ran 24 hours ...
Program GoalsThe main goal of the Safer Cities Initiative (SCI) was to reduce crime in the Los Angeles, Calif., area known as “Skid Row,” an area with a large homeless population concentrated in a densely packed area of economic disadvantage. The section had high rates of crime and victimization, including open-air drug ...
Program Goal/Target Site The public spaces in Gillingham, England’s High Street and the town center car parks were selected for closed-circuit television camera (CCTV) installation in order to reduce criminal activity in public spaces and increase feelings of safety for members of the community.   Program Components At the time of the study, Gillingham ...
Program Goals The CCTV (closed circuit television) in Southwark program primarily aims to reduce crime, including burglary, auto crime, robbery, sexual assault, theft, and vandalism. Secondary aims of the program include reducing fear and improving public/business perceptions of the area.   Target Sites Four areas were selected for camera installation in the Southwark Borough ...
Program Goals/Target Population Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways (RIPP) is designed to provide conflict-resolution strategies and skills to sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students in middle and junior high schools. The goals of RIPP are to reduce aggressive behavior and violence in school-aged youth, and to intervene with young children to ...
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