In the article, “Racial Profiling and the Political Demand for Data: A Pilot Study Designed to Improve Methodologies in Texas,” Fritsch and his coauthors examine a pilot project to help prevent police racial . . .
In the report, “What Works in Reducing Community Violence: Spotlight on Central America and Mexico,” Kennedy and his coauthors analyzed 43 reviews of more than 2,200 studies of community violence in Central America
In the study, “Individual and Environmental Sources of Work Stress among Prison Officers,” Steiner collected data about work stress from officers, inmates and facility data from 42 state-operated confinement . . .
The multivariate results indicate that crime is the primary driver of police shootings.
Enforcement activity increased from 2003-2011 and decreased from 2011 – 2014. Men, young people and ethnic minorities experienced the greatest amount of fluctuation in enforcement rates.
From 2003-2013, New York City experienced an overall decline in the rate of issuance of summonses. Approximately two in five summonses were dismissed (2003-2013). 36% summonses recipients failed to appear in court.
More research should be conducted to assess school safety outcomes when adding police in schools.
Research suggests that generic strategies like community policing and increasing the number of police officers are less effective than more focused policing strategies that target problem people and places.
In the article, “Detective Workload and Opportunities for Increased Productivity in Criminal Investigations,” Fritsch and his coauthors re-examine modern detective work.
In the article, “Drugs, Race and Common Ground: Reflections on the High Point Intervention,” Kennedy looks into the High Point Intervention, a successful project that led to the closing of drug markets . .
In the book, “Deterrence and Crime Prevention: Reconsidering the Prospect of Sanction,” Kennedy takes a close look into deterrence in the criminal justice system.
In the book, “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America,” Kennedy explores the inner-city crime rates in Boston.