American Institutes for Research
The survey was designed to explore the thesis that
effective prevention and control of crime requires a community-wide
effort that involves law enforcement agencies, other elements of
government, and the citizens in a coordinated attack on problems of
crime. The data include information on program start-up,
implementation, and the community itself, as well as information on
the specific activities undertaken by the programs.
American Institutes for Research. NATIONAL EVALUATION OF THE COMMUNITY ANTI-CRIME PROGRAM, 1979-1981. American Institutes for Research [producer], 1984. 2nd ICPSR version. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08704.v2
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08704.v2
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This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (79-NI-AX-0109)
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
All community anti-crime programs in the United States.
Data Collection Notes:
(1) This survey is part of the Community Anti-Crime
(CAC) and Comprehensive Crime Prevention (CCP) projects developed by
the Office of Community Anti-Crime as part of the Law Enforcement
Assistance Administration. (2) Variables are not numbered
consecutively. (3) The codebook and data collection instruments are
provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format
was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using
PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on
how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the
ICPSR Website on the Internet.
Communities in the United States with anti-crime programs
were selected for sampling.
personal interviews and self-enumerated forms
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of
disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major
statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to
these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1988-01-06
- 2006-03-30 File CB8704.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
- 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one
or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well
as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable,
and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to
reflect these additions.
- 1998-06-12 The data have been reformatted. SAS and SPSS data
definition statements have been prepared, and a machine-readable
codebook and data collection instruments are now available as a
Portable Document Format file.
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