D-3Most departments have aspecial unit that deals solelywith crime prevention. Acrime prevention officerspends a the majority of his time visiting with themembers of a community, addressing groups andsponsoring events designed to educate the public aboutcrime prevention.Can anyone think of a crime preventionprogram?Neighborhood Night OutNeighborhood WatchH.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Theft)Has anyone ever prevented a crime? Howso?What behaviors can you adopt tominimize the chance of falling victim tocriminal acts?
A police officer’s job in-
volves a great deal morethan responding to crimes.Much of his/her time andresources are dedicated to theprevention of crime.Now, have your cadets takeout their Cadet Handout forthis unit.
INTRODUCTION TO CRIME PREVENTION
INTRODUCE CADETS TO THEIMPORTANCE OF CRIME PREVENTION.DISTRIBUTE THE CADET HANDOUTS.CONCLUDE WITH CADETPRESENTATIONS OF CRIME PREVENTIONSTRATEGIES.
CADET WILL IDENTIFY THE COMPONENTSOF CRIME AND WILL EXPLORE CRIMEPREVENTION STRATEGIES.