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Crime trends and prevention strategies in Nigeria

I. S. Omisakin

Crime trends and prevention strategies in Nigeria

a study of old Oyo State

by I. S. Omisakin

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- Nigeria.,
    • Crime prevention -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [50]-51).

      StatementI.S. Omisakin.
      SeriesNISER monograph series ;, no. 9, 1998, N.I.S.E.R. monograph series ;, 1998, no. 9.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7165.5 .O45 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL103845M
      LC Control Number99219931

      International Statistics on Crime and Criminal Justice Steven Malby* Homicide Abstract This chapter presents available data on the crime of intentional homicide – the intentional killing of a person by another. As one of the most effectively recorded crimes, law enforcement data on intentional. Crime and Criminality Chapter CRIME AND CRIMINALITY It is criminal to steal a purse, It is daring to steal a fortune. It is a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases. Johann Schiller () Wesowanactandreapahabit: We sow a habit and reap a character: We sow a character and reap a destiny.

      This article introduces crime prevention, which often refers to the attempts to prevent crime or criminal offending before the actual act has been committed. It studies four main crime prevention strategies, namely developmental prevention, community prevention, situational prevention, and criminal justice prevention. It provides an overview of the key theories that support these strategies Cited by: 2. Department Crime Prevention Unit; and Portland State University CJPRI Graduate Research Assistants Lauren Brown, Jonathan Dabney, and John Lehr. I would also like to thank the numerous law enforcement officers and community members that contributed to this book through interviews and the participation in community Size: 1MB.

      criminology, the study of crime, society's response to it, and its prevention, including examination of the environmental, hereditary, or psychological causes of crime, modes of criminal investigation and conviction, and the efficacy of punishment or correction (see prison) as compared with forms of treatment or gh it is generally considered a subdivision of sociology. The Prevention of Crimeprovides a unique and comprehensive overview of effective crime prevention programs, strategies and policies, demonstrating how criminological theories, research, and practice are interrelated. Offers the most cutting-edge, comprehensive summaries of effective interventions based on the latest research, by the foremost scholars on the topic of crime prevention in the U.S.


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In doing this, the various schemes and practices of crime prevention and detection strategies being used and that may be used by the police in furtherance of their responsibilities under the. the concept of crime prevention and its corollary crime detection.

It will then proceed to identify the legal framework or regime put in place to assist and ensure the realisation of the object of crime prevention and detection under Nigeria law. In doing this, the various schemes and practices of crime prevention Author: Akintunde Kabir Otubu, Sunday A.

Coker. Nigeria Police Force as it is known is the major organ that is saddled with responsibility of crime prevention and control in the country, but the burgeoning crime and the sophistication with which it is executed makes the functions of the Nigeria Police Force very cumbersome and arduous.

In doing this, the various schemes and practices of crime prevention and detection strategies being used and that may be used by the police in furtherance of their responsibilities under the police Act as stated above, shall be examined while also discussing the role of the members of the community in the : Akintunde Kabir Otubu, Sunday A.

Coker. Identifying what works: Recent trends in crime prevention strategies. The crime prevention strategies should respect all human rights; every human beings have equal opportunities and there is no discrimination on the basis of factors such as caste, class, creed Author: Radhika Kapur.

Book Description. This text presents an international approach to the study of crime prevention. It offers an expansive overview of crime prevention initiatives and how they are applied across a wide range of themes and infractions, from conventional to non-conventional forms of crime.

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However, regionalization of police formations remained (Ochikalu, ). Section 4 of the police acts of provides that “the police shall be employed for the prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension of File Size: 96KB.

This summary sheet defines and gives examples of situational crime prevention, environmental crime prevention and social/ community crime prevention strategies Situational Crime Prevention Includes strategies which focus on the specific point at which potential victims and criminals come together, making it harder for the criminal to commit crime.

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This has greatly affected the effectiveness of the police in crime prevention and control in Nigeria. Recommendations and Conclusions The role of the police as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal republic of Nigeria, as it concerns crime prevention and control cannot be over-emphasized.

Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria This paper examines the effectiveness of community-based crime prevention (CBCP) and the reasons behind it in Nigerian communities, conceptualising effectiveness in terms of citizens’ perception of their safety, crime level in their community and extent to.

Nigeria's Response to Transnational Organised Crime and Jihadist Activities in West Africa Victor A.O Adetula, PhD 5 Nigeria is located in the West African sub-region which also houses all the member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Mauritania¹.

The sub-region is a large geographic area,File Size: KB. activities in the broad field of (crime) prevention are still too rarely evaluated. Suggestion: As a specific NGO combining the urban, the national and the European / international level, EFUS should be more active in the future in realizing and promoting the evaluation of crime prevention and prevention research.

This paper reviews lessons learned from evaluations of crime prevention programs in the past three decades and discusses how crime prevention approaches have changed in terms of theory, research, evaluation, and public policy.

We argue that present strategies of crime prevention may be best understood by tracing the failures of earlier American crime prevention by: ). Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya and many other countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, have long established police forces with crime prevention mandates, among other duties (Van Der Spuy & Röntsch, ).

In Nigeria for example, despite proclaimed reforms File Size: KB. Ways To Reduce Crime In Nigeria by Prosh(m): pm On with public agencies and other organizations -- neighborhood-based or community-wide -- on solving common problems. Nigeria became caught in the web of crime dilemma which manifested in upsurge of both violent and non-violent crimes.

The crimes grew from minor offences to robbery, murder, rape, cultism, Kidnapping, sea piracy and terrorism, thus generating a state of insecurity and threat to National security.

According to Igbo (), violence appears to be. New attention is brought to situational prevention, partnerships for crime prevention, the politics of prevention strategies, and organizing dysfunctional neighborhoods.

All chapters now include updated tables that indicate the state of the evidence as well as key terms, learning objectives, web references, and a helpful glossary. The National Crime Prevention Strategy by Janine Rauch To be published by the Institute for Security Studies.

Janine Rauch is an independent consultant. Origin and development of the NCPS The initiative to develop a National Crime Prevention Strategy began in early FebruaryFile Size: KB.Public Perception of the Police and Crime Prevention in Nigeria _____ Ajayi Johnson Olusegun1 Abstract The end of military rule in notwithstanding, the image of the Nigerian Police as a corrupt and inefficient organization with penchant for human rights abuse has not yet been.Community Crime Prevention Initiative of Nigeria, Abuja.

1, likes 18 talking about this. Community Policing and collaborating in the promotion of security consciousness of NigeriansFollowers: K.