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Understanding Crime Prevention / Edition 2

Understanding Crime Prevention / Edition 2

by George Richards, NCPI
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Understanding Crime Prevention, Second Edition is a revamping of a popular classic written by NCPI, the primary training school for crime prevention officers in the country. It is a basic introduction to the concepts of crime prevention and security techniques and equipment which aid the crime prevention effort. The fundamental material has been updated with current and contemporary examples.

• Includes glossary of crime prevention terms

• Includes an instructor's manual

• Practical, basic and comprehensive introduction to security and loss procedures

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750672207
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 04/26/2001
Edition description: REV
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 847,463
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

The National Crime Prevention Institute (NCPI) is a division of the University of Louisville's School of Justice Administration, College of Urban and Public Affairs. It has served as the nation's educational and technical resource for the development of comprehensive crime prevention programs at the local, state and national level since its inception in 1971. They offer training programs on Crime and Loss Prevention Practice, Physical Security, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Private Security Management and Law Enforcement Gerontology.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Crime Prevention *The Evolution of Crime Prevention *Roles in Crime Prevention *Designing Risk Management Systems *Security Devices and Procedures *Applying Environmental Design Concepts *Developing Citizen Participation *Planning the Community Program *Managing the Community Program *Evaluating Impact *The Potential of Crime Prevention

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