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Unformatted text preview: assist them and the community has to trust in the police to protect them. The three crime prevention programs that I chose to be most effective are: Crime stoppers, Mass Media Campaigns and Neighborhood Watch. All three of these programs do share one disadvantage. That disadvantage is community involvement. When these programs rely on community involvement and that falls off so does the programs. They end up failing and deemed ineffective. After this happens it leaves the community going oh the police wont do anything for us. The community has to realize that is takes them to run efficiently. With crime stoppers the main advantage is that its anonymous. Therefore, this ensures citizens that there will be no repercussions for calling in a crime. This program also has the advantage of reaching the entire community by using a mass media campaign. Lastly we come to the neighborhood watch. This program allows for the police and citizens to come together and prevent crime....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J CJS210 taught by Professor Fredwatson during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11