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POLICING CRIME AND DISORDER HOT SPOTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL*
Dealing with physical and social disorder to prevent serious crime has become a central strategy for policing. This study evaluates the effects of policing disorder, within a problem-orientedExpand
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Cross-agency coordination of offender reentry: Testing collaboration outcomes
Successful offender reentry is arguably one of the most challenging contemporary issues, with policymakers calling for more effective coordination between criminal justice and social serviceExpand
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The Strategic Prevention of Gun Violence Among Gang‐Involved Offenders
Problem‐oriented policing has been suggested as a promising way to understand and prevent complex gang violence problems. A number of jurisdictions have been experimenting with new problem‐orientedExpand
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Measuring Congruence between Property Crime Problems and Response Strategies: Enhancing the Problem-Solving Process
Property crime in Lowell, Massachusetts is fueled primarily by burglaries, motor vehicle crimes, and larcenies. The Lowell Police Department utilized the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) to focusExpand
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Community-University Partnerships: Achieving continuity in the face of change
A challenge that community-university partnerships everywhere will face is how to maintain continuity in the face of change. The problems besetting communities continually shift and the goals of theExpand
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Comparing the Implementation of a Best Practice Crime Policy Across Cities
There is a substantial gap in knowledge of the practical application of comprehensive “best practice” public policies and how these policies are actually implemented. This research examinesExpand
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Rethinking the Compstat process to enhance problem-solving responses: insights from a randomized field experiment
Compstat is an important administrative innovation in policing that provides a much-needed mechanism for holding mid-level managers accountable for controlling crime rates. Research evidence suggestsExpand
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