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Philadelphia Focused Deterrence Findings from the Impact Evaluation

  title={Philadelphia Focused Deterrence Findings from the Impact Evaluation},
  author={Caterina G. Roman and Jordan M Hyatt and Megan McConaghy and Nathan L. Link},
The evaluation assessed changes in gun violence at the community level and the gang level by comparing: (1) shootings in the Focused Deterrence (FD) target area to shootings in a set of matched comparison neighborhoods (community level), and (2) shootings attributed to the FD targeted gangs before and after the strategy was implemented (gang level). A hypothesized gang level change also was assessed by comparing expected reductions in shootings around FD gang turfs to shootings in the turf… 

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