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Investing wisely in crime prevention

Irvin Waller

Investing wisely in crime prevention

international experiences

by Irvin Waller

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Irvin Waller and Daniel Sansfaçon.
    SeriesCrime prevention series ;, #1, Bureau of Justice Assistance monograph, Monograph (United States. Bureau of Justice Assistance), Crime prevention series (Washington, D.C.) ;, #1.
    ContributionsSansfao̧n, Daniel, 1955-, United States. Bureau of Justice Assistance., Community Research Associates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV7431 .W325 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3986384M
    LC Control Number2001315192
    OCLC/WorldCa45574930

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