Understanding and Preventing Car Theft
Crime Prevention Studies
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|Format:||Hardback, 256 pages, illustrated edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 15 July 2004|
Chapters in this volume cover five areas: (1) the development of comprehensive data systems for understanding car theft; (2) the scope for improving vehicle documentation; (3) using national data systems to evaluate large-scale interventions; (4) using regional data systems for problem analysis and policy development; and (5) lessons for theft prevention from public-interest advertising and auto safety initiatives.
Table of Contents
Preface, George Kelling Introduction, Michael Maxfield 1 The UK car theft index: an example of government leverage, Gloria Laycock 2 Preventing vehicle crime in Australia through partnerships and national collaboration, Ray Carroll 3 Designing out crime through vehicle licensing and registration systems, Barry Webb, Melissa Smith and Gloria Laycock 4 Abuse of temporary license tags in North Carolina, Matthew White and Charles W. Dean 5 The effectiveness of electronic immobilization: changing patterns of temporary and permanent vehicle theft, Rick Brown 6 Parking lot security, Pat Mayhew and Greg Braun 7 Auto theft and theft from autos in parking lots in Chula Vista, CA: crime analysis for local and regional action, Nanci Plouffe and Rana Sampson 8 Police intelligence and theft of vehicles for export: recent UK experience, Rick Brown and Ronald V. Clarke 9 Publicity and car theft prevention, Emmanuel Barthe 10 Car safety and car security: an historical comparison, Graeme R. Newman
|Publisher: ||Criminal Justice Press|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 centimeters|