Problem-oriented policing in violent crime places: A randomized controlled experiment

@article{Braga1999ProblemorientedPI,
  title={Problem-oriented policing in violent crime places: A randomized controlled experiment},
  author={A. Braga and D. Weisburd and E. Waring and L. Mazerolle and W. Spelman and Francis Gajewski},
  journal={Criminology},
  year={1999},
  volume={37},
  pages={541-580}
}
  • A. Braga, D. Weisburd, +3 authors Francis Gajewski
  • Published 1999
  • Sociology
  • Criminology
  • 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 disorder. However, very little is known about the value of problem-oriented interventions in controlling violent street crime. The National Academy of Sciences' Panel on the Understanding and Control of Violent Behavior suggests that sustained research on problem-oriented policing initiatives that… CONTINUE READING
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