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Supporting the Successful Implementation of the National Crime Prevention Strategy

  • 25 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Supporting the Successful Implementation of the National Crime Prevention Strategy

The National Crime Prevention Strategy - NCPS is based on the premise that well-designed interventions can have a positive influence on behaviours; crimes can be reduced or prevented by addressing risk factors that can lead to offending. Successful interventions have been shown to reduce not only victimization, but also the social and economic costs that result from criminal activities and the costs related to processing cases in the criminal justice system.

 

Effectiveness of Programs Designed to Improve Self-Control

  • 15 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Effectiveness of Programs Designed to Improve Self-Control

Gottfredson and Hirschi’s general theory of crime has generated significant controversy and research, such that there now exists a large knowledge base regarding the importance of self-control in regulating antisocial behavior over the life course. Reviews of this literature indicate that self-control is an important correlate of antisocial activity.

2008 Economic Downturn and Federal Inaction Impact on Crime

  • 8 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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2008 Economic Downturn and Federal Inaction Impact on Crime

At the direction of Conference President and Miami Mayor Manuel A. (Manny) Diaz, The U.S. Conference of Mayors is holding five ’08 Mayors’ Action Forums between early August and early October in which America’s mayors will forge an action agenda for cities and metro areas to present to the next President of the United States. The five national events in five cities across the country are intended to prepare the Conference to present the next President with a set of priorities for action on urban/suburban problems that can be taken during the first 100 days of the new administration.

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