Crime Prevention Programs
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This paper discusses a 1997 report to Congress on the empirical findings of a wide variety of crime prevention programs, sorting them into categories of what worked to reduce crime, what did not work to reduce crime, and what seemed promising. This paper examines five of the programs that either worked or seemed promising.
From the Paper:"Sherman a writes 'How effective at preventing crime are local programs with funding from the US Department of Justice?' That question can only be answered in the context of a comprehensive scientific assessment of crime prevention in America. In an effort to answer this question via a scientific assessment, Sherman, Gottfredson, MacKenzie, Eck, Reuter and Bushway prepared a report to Congress on the empirical findings of a wide variety of crime prevention programs sorting them..."
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