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You are assigned as the provost marshal operations officer. Part of your duties is the supervision of
the crime prevention program for this installation. The crime prevention program is used in conjunction
with the selective enforcement program presently in use in this unit. This installation is currently
experiencing a crime rate of 25 per thousand assigned personnel. Of this figure 43 percent of the crime
involves government property, 25 percent involves personal or government property and violence, while
the remaining 8 percent involves violence against personnel. The highest period of crime is from Friday
evening through Monday morning, primarily between the hours of midnight and 4 AM. SOPs have
been established at both the installation level and the unit or activity level.
1. Using only the chart in Figure 1-2 of the text, which of the times and days listed below would be the
highest time and day of crime occurrences?
2000 - 2100 Tuesday.
0001 - 0100 Thursday.
1500 - 1600 Friday.
2200 - 2300 Saturday.
2. Given the facts that 495 total crimes occurred on station last year, that 336 of those were thefts and
that 65 percent of all thefts occurred during the day and involved electronic equipment. Which of the
following would be a patrol strategy you might use to counteract these thefts?