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Braga & Bond, 2008: Cleaning up signs of physical and social disorder in crime hotspots reduced 911 calls among Lowell citizens over six months

Reference:

Braga, A. A., & Bond, B. J. (2008). Policing crime and disorder hot spots: A randomized controlled trial. Criminology, 46(3), 577-607.
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Summary:

Cleaning up signs of physical and social disorder in crime hotspots in Lowell, MA (e.g., clean up graffiti, more aggressive responses to social disorder) reduced citizen 911 calls by 20% over 6 months, as compared to crime hot spots randomized to standard policing.

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What is the Person Trying to Understand?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What About it?

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Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

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Psychological Question Addressed

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Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

Approach to Desired Meaning

Psychological Question Addressed

What is typical or valued here?

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Walton & Wilson, 2018