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Crime stoppers Victoria: an evaluation

29 Nov 2004
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Crime stoppers programs generally involve collaboration between police and the media to encourage the public to report information to a toll-free line that may lead to the prevention of a crime or the apprehension of offenders, offering anonymity and the possibility of a reward. Dennis Challinger evaluates the Victorian program in terms of public and media impact, cost, police support, value of information and arrest rates. The study found that the program is useful, valuable and important

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2004
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