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Monday, July 27, 2015

Weisburd & Telep on Place-Based Policing

David L. Weisburd and Cody W. Telep (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and George Mason University) have posted The Efficiency of Place-Based Policing on SSRN. Here is the abstract:

In this chapter we argue that place based policing is not only effective but is also an efficient approach for the police. We present a growing body of evidence that suggests that police efforts to combat crime at small places represent an opportunity to increase the efficiency of police strategies to control crime and disorder.

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