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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 criminology
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 data
The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem
TLDR
This book discusses crime Concentrations and Crime Patterns at Places, the Importance of Street Segments in the Production of the Crime Problem, and other topics.
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 patrol
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: one
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 mapping
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 and
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 crime
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 police
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 not
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