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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 180. Crime Prevention Specialists

6VAC20-180-20. Duties of a crime prevention specialist.

The duties of crime prevention specialists shall be in accordance with § 9.1-161 of the Code of Virginia and include the following:

1. To provide citizens within their jurisdiction information concerning personal safety and the security of property, and other matters relating to the reduction of criminal opportunity.

2. To provide business establishments within their jurisdiction information concerning business and employee security, and other matters relating to the reduction of criminal activity, including internal and external theft, environmental design, and computer security.

3. To provide citizens or businesses within their jurisdiction assistance in forming and maintaining neighborhood or business watch groups or other community-based crime prevention programs.

4. To provide assistance to other units of government within their jurisdiction in developing plans and procedures related to the reduction of criminal activity in government and the community.

5. To promote the reduction and prevention of crime within their jurisdiction and the Commonwealth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 9.1-102 and 9.1-161 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-04-4 § 2, eff. December 14, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 14, eff. April 20, 2005; Volume 33, Issue 10, eff. February 27, 2017.

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