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  • violent
  • Findings published in Criminology in 2011 found foot patrols helped reduce violent crime - at least temporarily - by 23 percent in high-crime areas of the city. (rwjf.org)
  • With an official unemployment rate of 15 percent-almost double the national average-more than 100 murders annually for six of the past seven years and a violent-crime rate of 15.3 per thousand, which leads California cities, the East Bay's largest city is no stranger to bloodshed. (citylimits.org)
  • This is another case prosecuted as part of the Department of Justice's "Project Safe Neighborhoods" Program (PSN), which is a nationwide, crime reduction strategy aimed at decreasing violent crime in communities. (atf.gov)
  • The study found that diminished gang warfare related to crack has been the major reason for the sharp drop in violent crime nationwide. (slate.com)
  • statistically significant
  • Although this chapter should be viewed as a methodological example, including the importance of primary data collection and spatial investigation at the street segment scale, one interesting result is that crimes in association with abandonment and blight only became statistically significant for the 2011 landscape. (springer.com)
  • prosecution
  • Generally, Americans carrying out war crimes may be able to do so without fear of prosecution before the International Criminal Court (ICC) because one of the pre-conditions to the Court exercising jurisdiction is that the individual concerned be a national of a state that is a Party to the ICC. (casi.org.uk)
  • APDN ), a provider of DNA-based security solutions, announced that SigNature┬« DNA has successfully been used in a UK Court of law as forensic evidence by the prosecution resulting in convictions of criminals involved in cash-and-valuables-in-transit crimes (CViT). (marketwired.com)
  • Moreover
  • Moreover, the biology is understood: lead, even at low levels, damages cognitive function, and lower-level cognitive functioning reduces deterrability, thus increasing crime. (samefacts.com)
  • Moreover, as you know, crime has been declining in every major city in the country. (slate.com)
  • primarily
  • If initiated, this strategy will almost certainly result in the commission of war crimes, primarily through its impact on civilians and the civilian infrastructure such as water, electrical power and hospitals. (casi.org.uk)
  • The conclusion of the article is that the decline in urban crime is primarily due to the decline in crack use and not changes in policing. (slate.com)
  • empirical
  • It is ultimately an empirical question about how the marginal crime-control dollar may be most effectively deployed. (nber.org)
  • Although most empirical studies examine policing strategies such as COP within the context of large metropolitan cities and agencies, it is equally important to contribute to the limited research on smaller populations to increase knowledge of the applicability of COP in less studied settings. (mdpi.com)
  • Punishment
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • officers
  • According to recent studies, one answer could be as simple as assigning more police officers to foot patrols in crime hotspots. (rwjf.org)
  • A recent follow-up study in Policing and Society revealed a qualitative look at how the participating officers developed extensive local knowledge and formed community relationships - both of which contributed to the cuts in crime. (rwjf.org)
  • victim
  • As more and more mental health professionals are becoming involved in the criminal justice system - as social service providers, victim advocates, court liaisons, expert witnesses, and clinical therapists - there has not been a commensurate improvement in the quality of text material to address this expanding and diverse field. (ovid.com)
  • The types of TTA include tailored, onsite consultations and trainings in response to specific requests, professional development scholarships, crime victim scholarships, and a number of online resources, including our e-Guide for newly formed and established multidisciplinary task forces. (ovcttac.gov)
  • considers
  • 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)
  • As part of the discussion on the impact of COP implementation, this paper also considers the impact of social disorganization on crime in the United States. (mdpi.com)
  • justice
  • We argue that there is some reason for optimism, simply because current criminal justice allocations and policies appear to be inefficient - more crime control could be accomplished with fewer resources. (nber.org)
  • In my view, crime at current levels is such a social problem that even substantial increase in the $200 billion criminal-justice budget would be justified by even modest decreases in crime. (samefacts.com)
  • There has recently been renewed interest in place-based approaches for targeting crime prevention, such as justice reinvestment. (aic.gov.au)
  • Moskos said that when the Department of Justice released details of its investigation of policing in the city last summer, there was 'nothing in that report about preventing crime. (baltimoresun.com)
  • evidence
  • download fletch of Social mobile task of strategy ports) that is located by international chief marketing well-being number and dead reed evidence. (prigsbee.com)
  • The DNA evidence submitted to the Metropolitan Police linked the criminals to the crime, and left no room for reasonable doubt. (marketwired.com)
  • help
  • Oakland is a place where urban America is confronting two questions: Does the federal government know how to help fight local crime? (citylimits.org)
  • You mentioned that you were asked to help reduce subway crime in New York during the 1980s. (slate.com)
  • Control
  • Economical Crime Control , Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig. (nber.org)
  • Forward-looking statements describe APDN's future plans, projections, strategies and expectations, and are based on assumptions and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of APDN. (marketwired.com)
  • reduce
  • Some advocate legalization of cannabis, believing that it will reduce illegal trade & associated crime and yield a valuable tax-source. (thefullwiki.org)
  • city
  • We've got a crime problem in our city. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The strategy calls for the launching of 3,000 precision-guided bombs in the first 48 hours of war at Baghdad, a densely populated city of 5.6 million. (casi.org.uk)
  • rate
  • In fact, most people who give Giuliani all the credit for New York's declining crime rate don't know that crime started to drop during the last two years of the Dinkins administration. (slate.com)
  • found
  • Students will receive a strike if found responsible for an incident involving alcohol and/or drugs. (jmu.edu)
  • mayor
  • While the MTA runs the subways in New York, the mayor, Ed Koch a progressive Democract, was directly involved in funding and implementing your strategy. (slate.com)
  • Services
  • 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)
  • Events
  • This chapter will also address the need for longitudinal analysis beyond simply considering changes in crime events by framing crimes between two data collection periods. (springer.com)
  • commission
  • If that is the case, and the U.S. is planning to employ a force beyond that used in Dresden or Hiroshima, for example, then Secretary Rumsfeld is predicting the commission of war crimes. (casi.org.uk)
  • The Australia Crime Commission (ACC) and the ACS also have responsibility for the maintenance of law, order and safety. (abs.gov.au)
  • place
  • This is a deeply unhealthy tendency, and it tends to defeat one of the basic evolutionary strategies of homo sapiens , which Karl Popper summed up as "letting our beliefs die in our place. (samefacts.com)
  • This strategy that we have in place is not working to the extent we need it to,' Pugh said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In: Weisburd D, Bernasco W, Bruinsma GJN (eds) Putting crime in its place. (springer.com)
  • Article
  • The proposed U.S. "shock and awe" strategy fails on all counts and as such constitutes a war crime under Article 8 of the Rome Statute. (casi.org.uk)
  • various
  • When people are characterized by various "criminogenic risk factors" - such as a lack of parental love and supervision, exposure to delinquent peers, the internalization of antisocial values, or an impulsive temperament - they are more likely to become involved in crime than people not having these experiences and traits. (encyclopedia.com)
  • urban
  • Curtis A, Mills JW (2011) Crime in urban post-disaster environments: a methodological framework from New Orleans. (springer.com)
  • another
  • Sadly, in Canada , another Water War Crimes insider, Senator Doug Finley , (shown in photo on right) died from cancer at the relatively young age of 66. (waterwarcrimes.com)
  • results
  • Crime might be down from the proverbial killing spree that seemed to be rampant a few weeks ago but the murder count is still up vs last year and it will take a while of consistent results for people to let their guard down a bit. (tribune242.com)
  • current
  • The chapter concludes with several examples of spatial video derived fine scale maps that can be used to advance current spatial crime theories. (springer.com)
  • fear
  • PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said crime and the fear of crime is down, telling reporters his administration has now turned its focus to the country's economy. (tribune242.com)
  • And the fear of crime is way up my freind. (tribune242.com)
  • I don't know about you but my fear of crime is still pretty high, always looking over your shoulder, thinking twice about going out at night etc etc. (tribune242.com)
  • PM, since fear crime is down among citizens and residents - according to you and your crime minister - does that mean you and your cabinet colleagues will no longer need policeman's security details, escorts and protection? (tribune242.com)