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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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CONTROLLING DRUG AND DISORDER PROBLEMS: THE ROLE OF PLACE MANAGERS*
This article explores the role of place managers in controlling drug and disorder problems on 100 street blocks in Oakland, California. We use self-reports from a sample of place managers to exploreExpand
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Civil Remedies and Drug Control
This study evaluates the impact of a civil remedy program (Beat Health) on drug and disorder problems under experimental field trial conditions. Using calls for service data, the authors findExpand
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Third-party policing: A theoretical analysis of an emerging trend
“Third-party policing” describes police efforts to persuade or coerce nonoffending persons to take actions which are outside the scope of their routine activities, and which are designed toExpand
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A randomized field trial in Oakland, California.
This study evaluates the impact of a civil remedy program (Beat Health) on drug and disorder problems under experimental field trial conditions. Using calls for service data, the authors findExpand
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Crime mapping in police departments: The challenges of building a mapping system
This paper identifies the challenges facing police departments that seek to implement computerized crime mapping systems. The first part of the paper highlights the importance of police departmentsExpand
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Problem-oriented policing in public housing: The Jersey City evaluation
This paper examines the impact of a problem-oriented policing project on serious crime problems in six public housing sites in Jersey City, New Jersey. Representatives from the police department andExpand
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Random Gunfire Problems and Gunshot Detection Systems (NIJ RIB)
Random gunfire problems are distinguishable from other types of shooting incidents such as urban sniper attacks, gang shootouts, domestic homicides, and revenge shootings because (1) random gunfireExpand
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Problem‐oriented policing in public housing: identifying the distribution of problem places
Describes a problem‐oriented policing program in Jersey City that seeks to identify, analyze, and target drug, disorder, and violent crime problems in public housing. Describes the problem scanningExpand
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Civil remedies and crime prevention: An introduction
Civil remedies are procedures and sanctions, specified by civil statutes and regulations, used to prevent or reduce criminal problems and incivilities. Civil remedies generally aim to persuade orExpand
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