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{{Otheruses|''This is the '''Crime Prevention Award''' which can be earned at all levels in Scouting.<br>Boy Scouts can also earn the [[Crime Prevention]] merit badge.''}}
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== Award requirements ==
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The Boy Scouts of America’s '''Crime Prevention''' Program assists neighborhoods and communities in their efforts to prevent crime.
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'''Phase I'''
 
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:Carry out the activities identified in this Phase I section.
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== External links ==
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::'''Family'''
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*[http://www.geocities.com/~pack215/crime-prevention.html The BSA Crime Prevention Program] Extensive information, forms, and links for the award.
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:::*Visit a government agency responsible for crime prevention programs.
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:Participate with your family, patrol, crew, team, troop, or friends in a crime prevention project, either an original project or a project of a neighborhood- or community-based organization. (Before beginning the project, have the unit leader approve your choice.)
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This is the Crime Prevention Award which can be earned at all levels in Scouting.
Boy Scouts can also earn the Crime Prevention merit badge.


Crime Prevention Award

Image:CrimePrevPin.gif
Image:CrimePrevCard.gif
Created:1993
Level:Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts,
Venturers, Varsity Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America’s Crime Prevention Program assists neighborhoods and communities in their efforts to prevent crime.


Contents



Crime Prevention Award requirements

Crime Prevention Award for Cub Scouts

Phase I

Complete activities from the program book in which your son is working, as indicated below, and discuss how they relate to crime prevention in your family.

First Grade: Tiger Cub Scouts

  • "Know Your Family" - Hold a family meeting and discuss ideas from the "Youth" section in the Crime Prevention Award Guidelines for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.
  • "Know Your Community" - Discuss how your family can better understand community resources related to crime prevention.

Second Grade: Wolf Cub Scout Book

  • "Know Your Home and Community", pages 60-63
  • "Making Choices", pages 96-101

Third Grade: The Bear Cub Scout Book

  • "Law Enforcement is a Big Job", pages 58-63
  • "Be a Leader", pages 154-157
  • Relate three of the requirements to crime prevention

Fourth - Fifth Grade: Webelos Scout Book

  • "Citizen", pages 156-177
  • "Family Member", pages 208-226
  • Discuss items about drugs and crime, gangs and crime, graffiti and crime, peers and crime.

Phase II

Participate with your family, den, pack, or friends in a crime prevention project, either an original project or a project of a neighborhood- or community-based organization. (Before beginning the project, have the unit leader approve your choice.)

NOTE: This award can be earned at each grade level.

Crime Prevention Award for Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts

Phase I

Carry out the activities identified in this Phase I section.

Individual

Family

  • "The Family Council", Boy Scout Handbook, pages 371-373.
  • Discuss items on relationships of
    • drugs and crime
    • gangs and crime
    • graffiti and crime
    • peers and crime.

Neighborhood / Community:

  • "Know Your Community", Boy Scout Handbook, page 341.
  • Visit a government agency responsible for crime prevention programs.

Phase II

Participate with your family, patrol, crew, team, troop, or friends in a crime prevention project, either an original project or a project of a neighborhood- or community-based organization. (Before beginning the project, have the unit leader approve your choice.)

Crime Prevention Award for Venturers

Phase I

Choose and complete an activity from the suggested list of individual and group activities (see Crime Prevention Guidelines for Venturers and Explorers), or develop one that may be more appropriate for your family of community.

Phase II

Participate with your crew, ship, or post in a crime prevention project. (See the suggestions under Crime Prevention Guidelines for Venturers and Explorers). If your crew, ship, or post does not do a project, you may choose to participate in a group activity with your family, friends, neighborhood, or community.


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