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  • geographic
  • this is done through crime mapping which refers to the allocation of individual or multiple crime incidents on a map by utilizing a computer software package such as ArcMap 10.1, a Geographic information system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kernel density is a computer based analysis through the usage of geographic information systems employed for the purpose of measuring crime intensity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The results suggests that when considering changes in the geographic distribution of police forces, we should take into account the effects on house prices and on reallocation of the population, as well as the overall effect on crime in the entire city. (voxeu.org)
  • In a new paper, we aim to help answer this question by developing the first general equilibrium model to study how the geographic distribution of police protection affects the decision to become a criminal, the intensity and location of crime, residential choices, housing prices, and the welfare of different socioeconomic groups (Galiani et al. (voxeu.org)
  • accountability
  • The other regime -- accountability, which fosters governance through the creation, allocation and management of expectations -- requires more analytic attention, and I offer the foundations for a framework related to that regime that seeks to emulate the logic of the HRB effort. (scribd.com)
  • Police
  • Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary has today rated Cambridgeshire Police as 'GOOD' at keeping people safe and reducing crime. (heart.co.uk)
  • The County, through PCSO, will utilize its FY2017 JAG funding individual allocation to sustain the Pinellas County Police Athletic League's (PAL) After-School Program. (pcsoweb.com)
  • He said a better allocation of police resources in past years has helped the department control the crime rate. (theday.com)
  • To test the effects of short-term police patrol operations using license plate readers (LPRs) on crime and disorder at crime hot spots in Mesa, Arizona. (springer.com)
  • More generally, the results also provide some support for Sherman's ( 1990 ) crackdown theory, which suggests that police can improve their effectiveness in preventing crime through frequent rotation of short-term crackdowns across targets, as it applies to hot spot policing. (springer.com)
  • The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) together with the New Zealand Police and other appropriate Government agencies are working within the framework of a Crime Reduction Strategy that provides the overarching direction for addressing crime in New Zealand. (scoop.co.nz)
  • New York City Transit Police Lieutenant Jack Maple was tired of responding to crime-he wanted to stop it before it happened. (ibm.com)
  • Using these maps, police officers knew which neighborhoods were being hit by what crimes, and could more efficiently patrol and assist those areas. (ibm.com)
  • It was an important first step toward consolidating police data into a tool for crime analysis and prevention. (ibm.com)
  • resources
  • Rather than reacting, departments can use this instant information to redeploy and reconfigure resources in response to crime trends. (ibm.com)
  • behavior
  • The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether the Impact of Crime (IOC) group intervention with jail inmates reduces post-release recidivism, substance abuse, and HIV risk behavior. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This project imports social-personality theory and research on moral emotions and cognitions to the applied problems of crime, substance abuse, and HIV risk behavior. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The primary aim of this study, a Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT) of the restorative justice-inspired Impact of Crime (IOC) group intervention, is to examine the efficacy of treatment and to determine if changes in moral emotions and cognitions serve as mechanisms of action, explaining the impact of treatment involvement on reductions in post-release recidivism, substance abuse, and HIV risk behavior. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • victims
  • This study aims to implement and refine research protocols required for a full-scale randomized controlled trial of Psychological First Aid (PFA) for adult victims of crime. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The high prevalence of psychopathology among crime victims underscores the importance of effective interventions for this population. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Despite the limited research on acute interventions for crime victims, researchers recently developed an acute intervention called Psychological First Aid (PFA) for individuals exposed to natural disasters or other catastrophic events. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Medical experts have welcomed the decision by MPs to set aside Sh1.2 billion in the budget for a National Forensic Laboratory to help in criminal investigations and securing justice for victims of crime. (co.ke)
  • methods
  • At Ashurst, "we, like most firms, had a whole series of work allocation methods that weren't really work allocation methods at all, but random systems whereby a partner would come out of their room, turn left or right and walk until they found someone to do the work for them", recalls Ashurst corporate co-head Simon Beddow, who attended that 30% Club talk. (thelawyer.com)
  • make
  • To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement about the role of Lord Birt as the Government's adviser on crime. (parliament.uk)
  • A single or a conjunction of crime concentrations within a study area can make up a crime hotspot. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the end of next year, the majority of the top 50 UK firms will have signed up to a process designed to make work allocation to associates fairer. (thelawyer.com)
  • measures
  • Therefore, it is each hotspot's composition that dictates what measures need to be employed as crime reduction strategies. (wikipedia.org)
  • A large empirical literature has revealed the effects of preventative and punitive measures on crime. (voxeu.org)
  • intensity
  • In other words, a hotspot can be composed by multiple layers of crime intensity. (wikipedia.org)
  • A greater amount crimes located closer to the cell center indicate higher crime intensity. (wikipedia.org)
  • If cells are found to possess high crime intensity rates then they are assigned high values. (wikipedia.org)
  • This map portraits the crime incidents data or intensity in the form of shades of colors for each grid throughout the area of study. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, after conducting the kernel density analysis, it can be determine if grid cells with high crime intensity values are clustered together and thus forming a crime hotspot. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • T he subject of work allocation is one of the most vexing issues in law firms today yet it is one that, until recently, was largely glossed over. (thelawyer.com)
  • offenders
  • Inferential statistical analysis of data was conducted to identify significant associations among offender, victim, and crime details n order to identify types of offenders. (ncjrs.gov)
  • This is important because not all locations are equal generators of crime and not all provide equal opportunity for offenders to conduct criminal activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • county
  • It has been determined that the County and City have a disparate allocation of JAG funds in that the City is scheduled to receive at least one-and-one-half times more than the County, while the County bears more than 50% of the costs of incarceration that arise for Part 1 violent crimes reported by the geographically constituent units. (pcsoweb.com)
  • Moreover, there is little evidence of a significant empirical link between overall inequality and crime when county- and time-fixed effects are controlled for. (springer.com)
  • report
  • Council of Europe rapporteur Dick Marty alleged in a 2010 report that senior Kosovo Liberation Army commanders -- including current Kosovo prime minister Hashim Thaci -- were involved in organised crime. (medindia.net)
  • time
  • IBM combines the CIW with predictive analytics and a real-time crime center approach to provide the information links, or connective tissue, between the pins. (ibm.com)
  • result
  • Hotspots are the result of various crimes occurring in relative proximity to each other within predefined human geopolitical or social boundaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • department
  • Ashurst is piloting "blind allocation" of work in its corporate department after hiring a management consultant to lead on doling out mandates. (thelawyer.com)
  • environment
  • The aim of this approach was to focus on large areas, rather than specific addresses or locations hosting crime events as part of a larger environment. (wikipedia.org)