Kids, Cops & Communities

Kids, Cops & Communities

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This report is designed to help law enforcement administrators and officers understand and institute a strategy to help prevent violence -- community-oriented policing services carried out in collaboration with youth-serving organizations. Popular police prevention approaches such as DARE have helped prepare police officers to work hand in hand in a variety of ways with local affiliates of national youth-serving organizations. In a growing number of cities, police are working with youth groups and finding that violence involving youth is rapidly decreasing. The research involved a survey of 579 affiliates of 7 national youth-serving organizations.For example, in its 1995 directory and resource guide, the Office of National Drug Control Policy listed 50 Federal funding programs ... in prevention include those that simply provide a supervised afterschool setting (adolescents most at risk foranbsp;...

Title:Kids, Cops & Communities
Author:Marcia R. Chaiken
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1998-02-01


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