Spring 2022 - CRIM 350 D100
Techniques of Crime Prevention (3)
Class Number: 4848
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 20, 2022
11:59 PM – 11:59 PM
TAKE HOME-EXAM, Burnaby
1 778 782-3892
Techniques of mobilizing community resources for crime prevention. Organizing, implementing and managing citizen efforts to reduce crime. Recruiting citizen assistance, training requirements, establishing and operating citizen organizations, evaluating results. Organizing programs for reducing criminal opportunity, programs for education, employment and recreation. Operating youth services centres, residential programs, crisis intervention and emergency centres.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with various approaches to the prevention of crime. While a number of specific interventions will be reviewed, a primary intention of the course is to provide students with a conceptual framework from which they can evaluate and perhaps create programs to reduce crime. The conceptual framework will draw from principles of community psychology, environmental criminology and security administration.
- Midterm exam 20%
- Paper proposal 15%
- Discussion Paper 20%
- Local community Crime Prevention project (group based field work) 20%
- Final Exam 25%
Lab, S.P. (2020). Crime prevention: Approaches, practices, and evaluations (10th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. ISBN 9781138390256.
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