Situational Crime Prevention: Successful Case Studies

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R. V. G. Clarke
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Jan 1, 1997 - Social Science - 357 pages
This 2nd edition features a revised and extended classification of 16 techniques of situational crime prevention, 13 new case studies and over 300 new references."Situational Crime Prevention should be required reading for anyone interested in innovation in policing. It offers a wide range of techniques that the police can use to reduce the problems that constitute their business. The superb collection of case studies persuasively illustrates how novel approaches to old problems can be developed and their effectiveness proven through rigorous evaluation. The book goes to the heart of what policing is all about."Professor Herman Goldstein, University of Wisconsin

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Ronald V. Clarke is university professor of criminal justice at Rutgers University. Previously, he headed the British government's criminological research department. His books include Outsmarting the Terrorists, Superhighway Robbery: Preventing E-commerce Crime, and Situational Prevention of Organized Crimes.

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