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Juvenile Crime Prevention Programs that Save Tax Dollars

Crime in America We maintain that the best data on what works within adult and juvenile justice comes from the federal government and the Washington State Institute for Public Policy. The winner as to clarity and well written research documents goes to the state of Washington. Go to http://www.wsipp.wa.gov/ and get on their mailing list […]

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What are my chances of being a victim of violent crime? Updated

Crime in America.Net. Updated in 2016. Please see a comprehensive article on preventing you from becoming a victim of crime at http://www.crimeinamerica.net/crime-prevention-tips-that-work-3/. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. Article We have […]

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Children killed down 80 percent in Baltimore

Crime in America.Net Dear readers: It’s rare to discover great news from local criminal agencies. While national crime statistics continue to drop, all you seem to hear from big-city systems are problems. We all understand that we cannot arrest and incarcerate ourselves out of the crime problem; as necessary as arrests and incarcerations are. But […]

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Halloween Crime Research: Freak Fest, Fright Fest and Kids and Candy

Crime in America.Net Yesterday we offered tips for a safe Halloween. Today we search the Department of Justice’s database at the National Criminal Justice Reference Service for Halloween related research articles. What we got was research on sugar and hyperactivity (which as parents we don’t believe) and four studies on college students acting badly during […]

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Halloween Crime Prevention

Crime in America.Net. Tomorrow-Halloween crime prevention research. From our friends at the New York State Police; some tips for Halloween safety. Please see the link at the bottom of this page for “Tips for Parents” and a Halloween Coloring book. Our Analysis: Bottom-line; parents should accompany their children. If they protest,  that’s too bad. Accompany […]

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28 percent of burglaries involve people at home: good doors-windows prevent violent crime

Crime in America.Net An estimated 3.7 million household burglaries occurred each year on average from 2003 to 2007. In about 28% of these burglaries, a household member was present during the burglary. In 7% of all household burglaries, a household member experienced some form of violent victimization (see below for press release and link) Crime […]

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Most Women are Victimized by Someone they Know: Crime Prevention

Crime in America.Net Staff We get lots of inquiries from people as to their chances for violent crime. Many come from women who, according to research, have higher rates of fear of crime.  The good news is that violent crime is decreasing in the United States. The other positive is that women are learning to […]

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75 Cities Invited To Join National Crime Initiative

Speaking at a special session of the annual National Institute of Justice (NIJ) crime conference yesterday in northern Virginia, Travis said 75 cities have been invited to join the program so far and 30 have tentatively signed on. The leading participants, he said, include Boston, Cincinnati, High Point, N.C., Milwaukee, Los Angeles and Providence.

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Thirty Cities Try New Crime Prevention Program

By GARY FIELDS of the Wall Street Journal At least 30 cities are expected to announce Monday that they are joining an unorthodox crime-fighting program that relies on persuasion, rather than arrests, to cut down on criminal behavior. The initiative, run by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, targets violent crime and open-air drug […]

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Indicators of School Crime and Safety

Crime in America.Net meta terms: crime prevention, crime news, crime statistics, criminal justice resources 2009 Reoort. Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population. A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines […]

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Violent Crime Rate in 2007 (Latest Data-2009)

In 2007, the violent crime rate in the United States was at about the level of 2005, and the property crime rate was somewhat below the 2005 estimate, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics announced today. Comparisons were made between the rates for 2005 and 2007, as 2006 was an atypical year […]

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