The Effects of Focused Deterrence Strategies on Crime

@article{Braga2012TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Focused Deterrence Strategies on Crime},
  author={A. Braga and D. Weisburd},
  journal={Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency},
  year={2012},
  volume={49},
  pages={323 - 358}
}
  • A. Braga, D. Weisburd
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency
  • Objective. Focused deterrence strategies are increasingly being applied to prevent and control gang and group-involved violence, overt drug markets, and individual repeat offenders. Given the growing popularity of this approach, a systematic review and meta-analysis of the extant evaluation evidence is needed to determine the crime reduction benefits of the approach. Methods. Our examination of the effects of focused deterrence strategies on crime followed the systematic review protocols and… CONTINUE READING
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