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Crime Hot Spots  

David Weisburd and Sean Wire

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Mar 2018
Hot spots of crime, and the criminology of place more generally, deviate from the traditional paradigm of criminology, in which the primary assumption and goal is to explain who is likely ... More

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design  

Rachel Armitage

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Apr 2018
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is an approach to crime reduction that seeks to reduce perceived opportunities for crime through the design and management of the ... More

Crime Science  

Ella Cockbain and Gloria Laycock

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Mar 2017
Crime science (or more accurately crime and security science) has three core tenets: • the application of scientific methods • the study of crime and ... More

Defensible Space  

Robert I. Mawby

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Apr 2017
While the term “defensible space” is widely referenced in literature on situational crime pre vention and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, it is commonly mentioned in ... More

Developmental Origins of Antisocial Behavior  

Richard E. Tremblay

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Sep 2018
Most studies conducted on the development of antisocial behavior focused on school children and attempted to understand how children learn to steal and aggress others. Results from ... More

Developmental Targeted Prevention of Conduct Disorder  

Frank Vitaro and Richard E. Tremblay

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Dec 2016
Traditionally, the term targeted prevention refers to interventions designed to prevent the development of adjustment problems in individuals by reducing risk factors or by implementing ... More

Fear of Crime  

Nicole Rader

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Mar 2017
Fear of crime has been a serious social problem studied for almost 40 years. Early researchers focused on operationalization and conceptualization of fear of crime, specifically focusing ... More

Focused Deterrence Strategies  

Anthony Braga

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Feb 2017
Focused deterrence strategies are increasingly being implemented in the United States to reduce serious violent crime committed by gangs and other criminally-active groups, recurring ... More

Guardianship and Informal Social Control  

Danielle M. Reynald

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Mar 2018
This article provides a critical overview of the concepts of guardianship and informal social control. The discussion compares these fundamental criminological concepts and highlights ... More

Immigration and Crime  

Frances Bernat

In the context of crime, victimization, and immigration in the United States, research shows that people are afraid of immigrants because they think immigrants are a threat to their safety ... More

Neighborhood Watch  

Sylvia Chenery

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Mar 2017
Neighborhood Watch or Home Watch is internationally regarded as the largest voluntary crime prevention activity in the world. It is typically citizen instigated and police facilitated, ... More

Preventing Bullying in School and Work Contexts  

Iain Coyne and Marilyn Campbell

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Nov 2017
The knowledge base on bullying within school and working contexts has matured to the extent that researchers and practitioners are developing a deeper understanding of this complex social ... More

School Climate  

Allison Ann Payne and Denise C. Gottfredson

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Feb 2018
School violence, drug use, bullying, theft, and vandalism are costly and interfere with academic achievement. Beyond the cost of personal injury and property damage and loss, school crime ... More

Situational Crime Prevention  

Joshua D. Freilich and Graeme R. Newman

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Mar 2017
Situational crime prevention (SCP) is a criminological perspective that calls for expanding the crime-reduction role well beyond the justice system. SCP sees criminal law in a more ... More

Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses of Crime Prevention Evaluations  

Anthony Petrosino, Claire Morgan, and Trevor Fronius

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Mar 2018
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses have become a focal point of evidence-based policy in criminology. Systematic reviews use explicit and transparent processes to identify, retrieve, ... More

The Dark Side of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)  

Paul Cozens and Terence Love

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Mar 2017
This chapter provides an overview of the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). The paper focuses on the “dark side” of CPTED, a relatively underreported ... More

The Theory and Practice of Situational Crime Prevention  

Ronald V. Clarke

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Jan 2018
Situational crime prevention is radically different from other forms of crime prevention as it seeks only to reduce opportunities for crime, not bring about lasting change in criminal or ... More

Use of Civil Abatement to Combat Public Nuisances and Crime  

Arthur J. Lurigio and Elizabeth Maine Ellis

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Feb 2017
Civil abatement involves the use of non-criminal remedies to address crime and public disorder in communities. Such remedies can hold accountable nonperpetrators of criminal activities, ... More

Using Naturalistic Observation to Develop Crime-Control Policies in Nighttime Entertainment Districts  

Monica Perez-Trujillo

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Jul 2018
For the last 20 years, research based on the idea that opportunities for crime are related to specific times and places has informed crime-control policies in nighttime entertainment ... More

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