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Trajectories of Crime at Places: A Longitudinal Study of Street Segments in the City of Seattle
Studies of crime at micro places have generally relied on cross-sectional data and reported the distributions of crime statistics over short periods of time. In this paper we use official crime dataExpand
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The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem
Dedication Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Putting Crime in its Place Chapter 3: Crime Concentrations and Crime Patterns at Places Chapter 4: The Importance of Street Segments inExpand
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Policing drug hot spots: The Jersey City drug market analysis experiment
This paper reports the results of a randomized experimental evaluation of an innovative drug enforcement strategy developed as part of the Drug Market Analysis Program. Using computer mappingExpand
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What Can Police Do to Reduce Crime, Disorder, and Fear?
The authors review research on police effectiveness in reducing crime, disorder, and fear in the context of a typology of innovation in police practices. That typology emphasizes two dimensions: oneExpand
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THE LAW OF CRIME CONCENTRATION AND THE CRIMINOLOGY OF PLACE
According to Laub (2004), criminology has a developmental life course with specific turning points that allow for innovations in how we understand and respond to crime. I argue that criminologyExpand
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DOES CRIME JUST MOVE AROUND THE CORNER? A CONTROLLED STUDY OF SPATIAL DISPLACEMENT AND DIFFUSION OF CRIME CONTROL BENEFITS*
Recent studies point to the potential theoretical and practical benefits of focusing police resources on crime hot spots. However, many scholars have noted that such approaches risk displacing crimeExpand
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REFORMING TO PRESERVE: COMPSTAT AND STRATEGIC PROBLEM SOLVING IN AMERICAN POLICING*
Research Summary: This paper provides the first national description of Compstat programs, considered in the framework of strategic problem solving. Relying on a survey of American policeExpand
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Crime Places in Crime Theory
Criminologists and crime prevention practitioners are increasingly aware of the importance of places of crime. A place is a very small area, usually a street corner, address, building, or streetExpand
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Sentencing the White-Collar Offender: Rhetoric and Reality
This paper examines the severity of sentences meted out to persons convicted in federal court of presumptively white-collar crimes. Most of the items examined were suggested by federal district courtExpand
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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: A Longitudinal Study of Arrest Incidents at Street Segments in Seattle, Washington
Recent studies have shown that crime is concentrated at micro level units of geography defined as hot spots. Despite this growing evidence of the concentration of crime at place, studies to date haveExpand
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