A police guide to surveying citizens and their environment / Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||J 26.30:P 75 (Text)||986051-1001||Online document||Available||-|
- Physical Description: x, 99 pages : digital, PDF file.
- Publisher: Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, 
Title from online pdf file (viewed on January 26, 2004).
"Prepared by the Police Executive Research Forum, supported by cooperative agreement number 88-DD-CX-K022."
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 58-60).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Part 1. Surveying citizens : a guide for police. Of what value are surveys? -- Who will be surveyed? -- How many will be sampled? -- How will the respondents be contacted? -- What questions will be asked? -- How to make sense of the data -- Conclusions -- Part 2. Environmental surveys for problem solving : a practical guide. Environmental surveys and problem solving -- The offender and rational decisionmaking -- Environmental surveys in practice -- Developing and using a survey instrument -- Drawing on other data sources -- Conclusions -- Appendix A. Example of a housing complex environmental survey -- Appendix B. Example of a block environmental problem identification survey -- Appendix C. Example of a drug "hot spot" survey -- Appendix D. Example of a situational environmental survey used for analyzing convenience store problems.
Offers an introduction and practical guidelines for the development and implementation of two types of surveys that police find increasingly useful: surveys of citizens and surveys of the physical environment.
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Mode of access: Internet from the BJA web site. Address as of 2/6/09: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles/polc.pf ; current access available via PURL.
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