Hot Spots Policing Effects on Crime

The extant evaluation research provides fairly robust evidence that hot spots policing is an effective crime prevention strategy. The research also suggests that focusing police efforts on high-activity crime places does not inevitably lead to crime displacement and crime control benefits may diffuse into the areas immediately surrounding the targeted locations.

Anthony Braga, Andrew Papachristos, and David Hureau
The Campbell Collaboration, 2012

 

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