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Camden County Police Department: Crime Analysis, Technical Assistance, and Consultation   [open pdf - 12MB]

From the Executive Summary: "The Camden County Police Department (CCPD) received a grant from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) at the Department of Justice to partner with the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs (WRI) at Rutgers University in Camden to provide capacity building for the CCPD's crime analysts and an assessment of the department's major crime-reduction strategies. Through the grant, WRI provided analytics, training, and research support to the CCPD. WRI worked primarily with the Director of Criminal Intelligence and Analysis, who liaised with command staff on behalf of WRI. The CCPD provided data on arrests, crime incidents, and calls for service from 2010 through the fall of 2016. The project consisted of four main components: 1. Analysis of crime types and calls for service 2. 'Hot spot' location assessment 3. Analysis of crime intervention efforts 4. Training and technical assistance The analysis of crime types and calls for service looked at the following data: [1] Top calls for service citywide; [2] Calls for service by district and sector The purpose of this analysis was to understand the scope of crime in Camden, the geographic distribution of service calls to the police department, and police response times."

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2020
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Office of Community Oriented Policing Services: https://cops.usdoj.gov/
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