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Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing: The 1999 Herman Goldstein Award Winners

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Date Published
August 2000
55 pages
This report presents the 1999 recipients of the Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing (POP).
The Herman Goldstein Award recognizes outstanding police officers and police agencies, both in the United States and around the world, for innovative and effective problem-solving efforts and measurable success in reducing specific crime, disorder, and public safety problems. The report includes a brief review of the evolution of POP, descriptions of themes among problems and strategies, project highlights, and evidence of POP's effectiveness. Data on the winners and finalists are presented in seven chapters: (1) Street Sweeping, Broadway Style (Green Bay, WI); (2) Canton Middle School Truancy Abatement Program (Baltimore, MD); (3) A Multiagency Approach to a Countywide Problem (Fresno, CA); (4) The Hawthorne Huddle (Minneapolis, MN); (5) The Power of Partnerships (Racine, WI); (6) Truancy Control Project (San Diego, CA); and (7) Intersecting Solutions (Vancouver, CN). Notes, table, resources, figures, appendixes

Date Published: August 1, 2000