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  • 2017
  • Albany officials, including Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Acting Police Chief Robert Sears, addressed an uptick in violent crime in the city at a news conference at Albany City Hall on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (timesunion.com)
  • With Baltimore suffering more than a homicide a day to start 2017, Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday that the city's crime-fighting strategy has not been enough to stem the killings, and her administration is searching for solutions. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Within the framework of the Italian G7 Presidency in 2017, a side event entitled "Strategies to. (coe.int)
  • punishment
  • Over the past week I've been posting some thoughts on crime and punishment at the Volokh Conspiracy. (samefacts.com)
  • When he invited me to post about crime and punishment, Eugene suggested that I might want to finish up with a response to comments. (samefacts.com)
  • The evidence presented in this edited volume suggests that a more efficient portfolio of crime-control strategies would involve greater attention to enhancing the certainty rather than the severity of punishment for criminal behavior, stimulating private-sector cooperation for controlling crime, and making strategic investments in the human capital of at-risk populations, including in particular efforts to improve the social-cognitive skills of justice-system-involved populations. (nber.org)
  • commit crime
  • But the canonical economic model of crime from Becker (1968) suggests that the decision to commit crime involves a weighing of both benefits and costs, implying that both tough and soft approaches might be useful. (nber.org)
  • prosecution
  • The department says the program led to the prosecution last week of a gang-related crime. (nhpr.org)
  • Early activities were in particular related to question of prosecution of war crimes as the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was formed already in 1993 following adoption of the resolution 827 by the UN Security Council. (org.ua)
  • murder
  • Armed with reams of factual evidence, Wilson showed that when a neighbourhood or city becomes rundown and uncared-for, a climate is created which fosters serious crimes such as murder and robbery and leaves the law-abiding afraid to go outside. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Affects
  • During the summer of 2013, NHPR's newsroom took a closer look at crime in Manchester and how it affects the city and its residents. (nhpr.org)
  • police
  • Now police must determine the best strategies for the more personal, not gang-related, crime Albany is experiencing, he said. (timesunion.com)
  • Common Councilman Frank Commisso Jr., who is challenging Sheehan in September's Democratic Primary, said consistent leadership in the police department, a residency requirement for new officers and sharper evaluation of the effectiveness of community policing could help address the violent crime increase. (timesunion.com)
  • Police spokesman T.J. Smith said all city agencies have been meeting at the mayor's direction to 'discuss methods to effectively drive down crime from a holistic approach. (baltimoresun.com)
  • He has publicly stated how the crime fight extends beyond just the Police Department and that has been evident over the last several weeks. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Police in Manchester say an initiative launched this summer has helped to curb gang violence and gun-related crimes in the state's largest city. (nhpr.org)
  • As part of our Queen City Crime series, we examine the anatomy of how these homicides are solved by taking a closer look at a 1999 case that proved to be one of the most taxing investigations ever undertaken by the Manchester Police Department. (nhpr.org)
  • Rising poverty in the city has made an uphill battle for police and nonprofits working together to stem crime at the source. (nhpr.org)
  • Superintendent Eddie Johnson is announcing today that the Chicago Police Department is improving its crime-fighting strategy so that officers working overtime shifts serve those shifts in their regularly assigned districts -- the communities and neighborhoods they know best, and where violence is most heavily concentrated. (blogspot.com)
  • Sophisticates sneered: why were the police wasting time on such trivial offences when there was so much serious crime to tackle? (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Yet Wilson himself remained uncertain about how far zero tolerance had contributed to the improved crime rates in New York as opposed to other changes in police methods which were introduced at the time. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • streets
  • Thus began the process by which the streets were retaken for the law-abiding majority, and the more serious criminals suddenly became more vulnerable as they lost the crime-ridden environments in which they flourished. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The safety of the public is at the core of ATF's mission and we stand at the frontline eradicating violent crime from our streets. (justice.gov)
  • often
  • The crime problem is often framed as a debate between those who favor a "tough" punitive approach versus those who favor a "soft" approach that focuses on prevention or remediation programs. (nber.org)
  • victims
  • Counseling Crime Victims is a practical guide and reference book that working mental health clinicians will consult again and again in their daily practices. (ovid.com)
  • Victims of Crime Compensation and Counselling Services in Victoria is a private entity & is not affiliated with the Victorian Government or VOCAT. (victimsofcrime.com.au)
  • As the first and only international treaty dealing with this problem, the convention aims at prosecuting the counterfeiting of medical products and similar crimes, protecting the rights of victims and promoting national and international co-operation. (coe.int)
  • Understanding
  • Understanding and preventing wildlife crime is challenging because of the complex interdependencies between animals, poachers, and rangers. (springer.com)
  • Understanding of customers' specific business goals, strategy, financials and challenges maintaining high quality. (theladders.com)
  • increase
  • At a meeting to discuss the increase in crime, Sears said these factors make it harder to predict the next victim and suspect and where the violence will occur. (timesunion.com)
  • A virtual park populated by rhinos, poachers and rangers was created to study how an increase in patrol effort for two different anti-poaching strategies affect the number of poached rhinos. (springer.com)
  • officers
  • With this new strategy, we are maximizing our resources and placing officers where they will be most effective at fighting crime," said Superintendent Eddie Johnson. (blogspot.com)
  • effective
  • The results show that fence patrols are more effective in preventing wildlife crime than standard patrols. (springer.com)
  • report
  • That's according to a preliminary year-end crime report released by the department this morning. (nhpr.org)
  • city
  • Over the last few months, NHPR's Newsroom has been examining the crime landscape in the city of Manchester. (nhpr.org)
  • The series Queen City Crime comes to a close this week and All Things Considered host Brady Carlson interviews the lead reporter for the series, NHPR's Ryan Lessard, to hear what he learned. (nhpr.org)
  • By improving our strategies and building on the work of community policing, we will continue to leave no stone unturned in our work to ensure every corner of the city enjoys the same sense of safety. (blogspot.com)
  • emphasis
  • Dorothy Kronick , Assistant Professor of Political Science: Comparative political economy, with an emphasis on comparative political behavior, electoral politics of crime, and Latin American and Venezuelan politics. (upenn.edu)
  • Serious Crime
  • By taking a tough line with minor acts of incivility, Wilson suggested, it should be possible to destroy the Petri dish that nurtures the bacillus of serious crime. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Back
  • To help illustrate the magnitude of the inefficiencies within the current system, the essay concludes with a thought experiment that considers how much additional crime-prevention could be obtained by reverting average sentence lengths back to 1984 levels (midway through the Reagan era) and redirecting the freed-up resources (on the order of $12 billion annually) to alternative uses. (nber.org)
  • year
  • If we can spend an extra $10 billion a year to have reduced crime and reduced incarceration, so much the better. (samefacts.com)
  • Study
  • To tackle this complexity, this study introduces a simple, general agent-based model of wildlife crime. (springer.com)
  • innocent
  • The indictments merely allege that crimes have been committed, and each defendant must be presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. (justice.gov)