Neighborhood youth in trouble

Program Goals The main goal of Compstat is to develop specialized solutions to combat criminal activity. The program aims to improve management of police resources and operation of the department. It promotes communication among the department to implement resources efficiently and to generate effective solutions to reduce crime.   The Fort Worth Police ...
Program Goals/Components The town of Redton, England, installed closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to cover most of the central commercial district, in part in response to concern in the business community about the town center’s decline. Sixty-three cameras were installed in the commercial center, in multistory parking garages, and along the main ...
Program Goals/Program Components The city of Philadelphia, Pa., installed 18 closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras at various locations in the city between July 2006 and November 2006 to help reduce crime. These cameras are monitored by the Philadelphia Police Department.   Of the 18 cameras, eight were pan, tile, zoom cameras. These cameras can ...
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 GoalsDrug Abuse Resistance Education + Play and Learn Under Supervision (DARE + PLUS) is an enhanced curriculum for middle and late elementary school students. Its primary goal is the same as the well-known DARE program: preventing teen drug use by applying the same principles taught in DARE, but updated ...
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 Population The Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) approved the use of Electronic Monitoring (EM) in 1987 to track offenders, to increase compliance with the terms of offenders’ release into the community, and to thereby reduce recidivism. Increasingly, the use of EM targets sex offenders and violent offenders. As of June ...
Program GoalsThe Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program aims to provide specialized and coordinated services to victims of sexual assault during their first contact with the health care environment. The goal of the program is to provide safe and privacy-conscious treatment to very recent victims of sexual assault in a ...
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