May 9, 2013
New Public Health
Crime and violence in U.S. inner cities has a profound impact on public health. The question is how best to combat it. According to recent studies, one answer could be as simple as assigning more police officers to foot patrols in crime hotspots.
April 15, 2013
Using 60 small foot beat areas in Philadelphia, this study assesses the ways in which foot patrol officers’ roles are executed and negotiated in neighborhoods.
February 1, 2013
Individual-level factors, such as fear and perceptions of incivilities, among youth in neighborhoods with high crime rates may influence levels of physical activity and delinquency.
September 1, 2012
There is no significant increase in serious crime around methadone treatment centers, according to this fine-grained geographic analysis in one city.
April 1, 2007
Program Result Report
The National Crime Prevention Council assisted teams from six states as they developed and implemented plans to make prevention the standard approach to reducing crime and substance abuse within their communities.