crime control : Reflections on Zero Tolerance

  title={crime control : Reflections on Zero Tolerance},
  author={TIM NEWBURN and Trevor Jones},
The term Zero Tolerance has become a familiar feature of the crime control landscape. In recent times it has been deployed regularly by politicians, police managers, policy-makers and the media. Though it has been used in connection with a number of different policy initiatives, Zero Tolerance is most closely associated with policing and, in particular, with a set of policing strategies adopted by the New York Police Department in the 1990s. This article explores the origins of this most potent… CONTINUE READING