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On the Front Lines: A Directory of Policing Programs in America's Cities

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Date Published
January 1992
67 pages
This report lists 258 innovative urban policing programs reported by mayors for the July 1991 edition of the Mayors' Criminal Justice Clearinghouse.
The programs include academy programs, auto theft prevention, neighborhood watch programs and other forms of community-based law enforcement, community policing, community relations programs, diversion programs, drug abuse education, drug and crime task forces, drug law enforcement, and gang prevention and elimination. Additional programs include general crime prevention, improvements in police service and management, mascots, patrol services, police- assisted community enhancement, police-school partnerships, repeat offender programs, social service programs, traffic safety programs, victim assistance programs, and other programs. A general description of each type of program accompanies a list of the cities in which the program operates and the city's contact person, address, and telephone number. Description of the United States Conference of Mayors and the purposes and accomplishments of NIJ.

Date Published: January 1, 1992