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ERIC Number: ED431998
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Pages: 164
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Take a Bite Out of Crime: Get Ready To Celebrate 20 Years. Crime Prevention Month Action Kit.
National Crime Prevention Council, Washington, DC.
This Crime Prevention Month kit is designed to help plan crime prevention month activities for 1999 and into 2000, the year the Take a Bite Out of Crime character, McGruff the Crime Dog, celebrates 20 years of existence. This 15-month planning calendar provides long-term strategies for preventing crime in the community, which can be carried out year round; ideas for how to celebrate McGruff's 20th anniversary in October 2000; a list of publications, web sites, a sample press release and proclamation, licensed products and other resources; tips on how to get news coverage for hosting a neighborhood event and what to say during coverage; an event planning calendar; and reproducible materials to help spread crime prevention messages. The calendar provides alerts to other national crime prevention events and conferences. A list of Crime Prevention Coalition of American member organizations is included. (MKA)
Crime Prevention Month 1999, National Crime Prevention Council, 1700 K St., NW, Second Floor., Washington, DC 20006-3817; Tel: 202-466-6272; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Justice Programs.
Authoring Institution: National Crime Prevention Council, Washington, DC.