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Prevention of Crime

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780198075950
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080892 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0010
Prevention of Crime

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This chapter focuses on the actions that can be adopted to prevent crime. These measures are very closely connected to the crimogenic factors are considered to be responsible for overall functioning of the criminal justice system, as well as crime. It begins with a look at the approaches adopted for the prevention of crime, including deterrence, rehabilitation, and retribution. The next is on the role of police in preventing crime, which also addresses some practical issues. Popular crime prevention approaches and other community policing schemes that are adopted by the Delhi police are also considered. Finally, chapter ends with a section on the helpline services for certain groups and the deployment of police and the crime rate in Delhi.

Keywords: preventing crime; crimogenic factors; criminal justice system; role of police; popular crime prevention approaches; community policing schemes; helpline services; crime rate; police deployment; Delhi

Chapter.  7984 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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