McClellan, Deputy Commissioner George B.
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Looking at law enforcement on a cost basis, and why it should be looked at that way. Comparing law enforcement to fire insurance: it has two phases, preventive and remedial. Preventing crime; detecting it and suppressing it when it occurs. The increasing overhead costs of crime. Kinds of costs. Some significant figures indicating the direction in which we are headed in terms of crime. Other costs more difficult to estimate. The changing nature of crime, and attitudes towards it. Responsibility of parents in juvenile delinquency. A list of ideas to ensure that your child will become an antisocial misfit (what parents shouldn't do). Supporting the police. Sharing the burden.