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Crime Placement, Displacement, and Deflection
Patterns of crime should be seen as the outcome of crime-control policies and the distribution of opportunities. Such crime-control policies are often argued to have the limited effect of displacingExpand
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Prospective hot-spotting - The future of crime mapping?
Existing methods of predicting and mapping the future locations of crime are intrinsically retrospective. This paper explores the development of a mapping procedure that seeks to produceExpand
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Burglary Victimization in England and Wales, the United States and the Netherlands: A Cross-National Comparative Test of Routine Activities and Lifestyle Theories
This study examines factors relating to burglary incidence in England and Wales, the United States, and the Netherlands. Negative binomial regression models are developed based on routine activitiesExpand
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Once bitten, twice bitten: repeat victimisation and its implications for crime prevention
This report pulls together a number of research results from a variety of sources, much of it carried out with Home Office support. The subject of the report is ‘repeat victimisation’ – the paperExpand
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Offender as Forager? A Direct Test of the Boost Account of Victimization
Recent research has demonstrated that burglary clusters in space and time, resulting in temporal changes in crime hotspot patterns. Offender foraging behavior would yield the observed pattern. TheExpand
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Evaluating Crime Prevention
Most evaluations of crime prevention are carried out with little regard for methodological probity. Of work that aspires to methodological adequacy, the standard designs are the before-afterExpand
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LIKE TAKING CANDY Why does Repeat Victimization Occur
Research into the extent and policy implications of repeat victimization has outpaced understanding of why it occurs. This paper argues that repeating a crime against the same victim can be seen as aExpand
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A review of street lighting evaluations: crime reduction effects
Consideration of the literature concerning street lighting effects on crime yields the following conclusions: (1) Precisely targeted increases in street lighting generally have crime reductionExpand
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Research has demonstrated that the probability of repeat victimization is greater than the probability of an independent offence. The time course of elevated risk has important implications for crimeExpand
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Predictive Mapping of Crime by ProMap: Accuracy, Units of Analysis, and the Environmental Backcloth
This chapter concerns the forecasting of crime locations using burglary as an example. An overview of research concerned with when and where burglaries occur is provided, with an initial focus onExpand
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