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General deterrent effects of police patrol in crime “hot spots”: A randomized, controlled trial
Many criminologists doubt that the dosage of uniformed police patrol causes any measurable difference in crime. This article reports a one-year randomized trial in Minneapolis of increases in patrolExpand
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Problem-oriented policing in violent crime places: A randomized controlled experiment
Over the past decade, problem-oriented policing has become a central strategy for policing. In a number of studies, problem-oriented policing has been found to be effective in reducing crime andExpand
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Crimes of the Middle Classes: White-Collar Offenders in the Federal Courts
In this major study of convicted white-collar offenders in America, Weisburd, Wheeler, Waring, and Bode show that, contrary to public assumption, the majority of white-collar criminals are notExpand
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Community-oriented policing to reduce crime, disorder and fear and increase satisfaction and legitimacy among citizens: a systematic review
ObjectivesSystematically review and synthesize the existing research on community-oriented policing to identify its effects on crime, disorder, fear, citizen satisfaction, and policeExpand
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White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers
1. White collar crime and criminal careers 2. Dimensions of official criminal careers 3. Crimes of crisis and opportunity 4. Chronic offenders 5. Prison sanctions and criminal careers 6.Expand
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The Effects of Focused Deterrence Strategies on Crime
Objective. Focused deterrence strategies are increasingly being applied to prevent and control gang and group-involved violence, overt drug markets, and individual repeat offenders. Given the growingExpand
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The irony of broken windows policing: A micro-place study of the relationship between disorder, focused police crackdowns and fear of crime
In their seminal "Broken Windows" article in Atlantic Monthly, J. Q. Wilson and G. L. Kelling (1982) suggested that police could more effectively fight crime by targeting minor offenses. TheyExpand
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Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives
1. Introduction David Weisburd Part I. Community Policing: 2. The promise of community policing Wesley G. Skogan 3. Community policing: a skeptical view Stephen Mastrofski Part II. Broken Windows: 4.Expand
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Units of Analysis in Geographic Criminology: Historical Development, Critical Issues and Open Questions
Social scientists have had a long and enduring interest in the geography of crime and the explanation of variation of crime at place. In this introductory chapter, we first describe the history ofExpand
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Putting crime in its place: Units of analysis in geographic criminology
Putting Crime in its Place: Units of Analysis in Geographic Criminology Edited by David Weisburd, Wim Bernasco and Gerben J.N. Bruinsma Table of Contents Introduction 1-Units of Analysis inExpand
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