Spatial impact of burglar alarms on the decline of residential burglary

  title={Spatial impact of burglar alarms on the decline of residential burglary},
  author={Seungmug Lee and Harry Wilson},
  journal={Security Journal},
Private security could be given a greater role in the crime prevention infrastructure. The growth of private security industry has raised new challenges for researchers and policy-maker over years. Its contribution to crime prevention has been under-utilized, under-researched and underestimated. In particular, the deterrent effect of burglar alarms and their impact on crime have not been adequately researched. The data of residential burglary incidents and residential burglar alarm permit… 
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