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Your Inside Look at Crime Prevention

Your Inside Look Crime Prevention

Provided by National Crime Prevention Council.

The National Crime Prevention Council is a private, nonprofit tax-exempt [501(c)(3)] organization whose primary mission is to enable people to prevent crime and build safer, more caring communities. NCPC publishes books, kits of camera-ready program materials, posters, and informational and policy reports on a variety of crime prevention and community-building subjects. NCPC provides training and technical assistance on the local, state, and national levels; offers policy guidance; serves as a national focus for crime prevention; and acts as secretariat for the Crime Prevention Coalition of America, made up of more than 4,000 federal, national, state, and local organizations committed to preventing crime. It also operates demonstration programs and takes a major leadership role in youth crime prevention. NCPC manages the McGruff “Take A Bite Out Of Crime®” public service advertising campaign, which is substantially funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Proceeds from the sale of materials funded by public sources are used to help support NCPC’s work on the National Citizens’ Crime Prevention Campaign.

This publication was made possible through Cooperative Funding Agreement No. 99- DD-BX-K012 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Opinions are those of NCPC or cited sources and do not necessarily reflect U.S. Department of Justice policy or positions. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Office for Victims of Crime.

Copyright © 2002 National Crime Prevention Council

All rights reserved.

Printed in the United States of America

2001, reprinted March 2002

National Crime Prevention Council

1000 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Thirteenth Floor

Washington, DC 20036-5325



ISBN 1-929888-07-04

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