Richard Garland

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OBJECTIVE To develop a conceptual computational agent-based model (ABM) to explore community-wide versus spatially focused crime reporting interventions to reduce community crime perpetrated by youth. METHOD Agents within the model represent individual residents and interact on a two-dimensional grid representing an abstract nonempirically grounded(More)
Executive Summary Violence is a serious public health problem. Nationally, homicide remains the leading cause of death among 15 to 34-year-old African American males. The factors contributing to homicides are not easily understood. Peer conflict homicides are often lumped with and misattributed to gang violence. Yet peer conflict homicides may have(More)
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