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Crime Prevention in America

Crime Prevention in America
Author: Dean J. Champion
ISBN 13: 9780132253772
ISBN 10: 132253771
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-08-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 576
List Price: $126.20

Crime prevention is multidimensional: Police, community residents, the courts, the correctional community and intervention programs all play a role in it. Crime Prevention in the United States is a collection of readings that explore each area of crime prevention including its history; the impact of law enforcement, the courts, and corrections; juvenile delinquency and its prevention; and crime prevention programs for selected offenses. Drawing on a variety of sources, these forty-nine articles address the most compelling issues in crime prevention such as early intervention techniques, crime mapping, sentencing strategies, program evaluations and more! The media’s coverage of crime and victimization; Cybercrime; Terrorism; COMPSTAT; Crime mapping; State sentencing schemes; Juvenile treatment services and intervention programs; Education and therapy for the incarcerated; Electronic monitoring; Problem-solving probation; Restitution; Parole; Crimes against the elderly; Assault prevention. Includes articles from the Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, the Homeland Security office, Corrections Today, Criminology and Public Policy, Federal Probation and more! Anyone involved or interested in crime prevention and law enforcement.