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Impact of Educational and Drug Prevention Programs DeLinda Shelbon Dr. Singh CJ 550 Final Exam Research Paper Grambling State University
Impact of Educational and Drug Prevention Programs Historical background of the programs Educational and Drug Prevention Programs, Community Policing, Specific Deterrence and Rehabilitation have been commenced in the past with the purpose of ensuring better lives for people and to provide them alternative and better ways of leading a life free of crime. Over time, such programs have increased covering greater parts of the population. However, their mission in one way or the other remained the same. It was to positively impact future of crime of programs by working to reduce crimes all over the world. One of the most important educational and drug prevention program has been commenced by the Narconon International. This program has educated more than 5 million school programmed via the Narconon Drug education and training program. It has managed to reach over 8 million students in more than 5 thousand schools and has been imparting such services for the past 40 years. It has served in influencing the new generation to keep away from drugs and its programs have indeed demonstrated effectiveness (). Community policing programs have existed all over the world. They do exist in America as well and have played an important role in curbing crimes in societies and communities. However, their role is widely debated. An example is the national neighborhood foot patrol center which has as its objectives training of police officers, community members and politicians to reduce crimes (). The rehabilitation programs have also played an important part in the history by providing program to people to end drug or alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse exists in many parts of the world, but in America, it is present on a wider scale ().
Impact of Educational and Drug Prevention Programs Organizational or operational structure The organizational and operational structure of such programs constitutes of various allocations of tasks. It also includes supervision and coordination of the tasks being carried out under its supervision. All these are directed towards accomplishing the goals and aims of the organization. They are based on how the situations turn out to be. Basically, all these different programs have different organizational and operational structure. This is because there goals and aims vary. However, there are many things in common of which one is the mutual mission of improving people and society with the intention of reducing crimes. It is through the organizational and operational structure that the different ways in which these programs are going to be operated and performed is decided. In fact, the organizational and operational structure allows for the different allocations of responsibilities to be carried to different stakeholders such as the department, branch and the individuals and groups.

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