The Impact of Police Stops on Precinct Robbery and Burglary Rates in New York City, 2003-2010

  title={The Impact of Police Stops on Precinct Robbery and Burglary Rates in New York City, 2003-2010},
  author={Richard Rosenfeld and Robert Fornango},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  pages={122 - 96}
New York City experienced a dramatic reduction in crime during the 1990s and continuing through the first decade of the current century. Researchers and commentators have debated the role of policing in New York’s crime drop, including the crime impact of New York’s policy of “stop, question, and frisk” (SQF)—yet, prior research on the crime-reduction effects of SQF is limited in important respects. We seek to overcome many of these limitations in a study of SQF effects on yearly precinct-level… 
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