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Braga et al., 1999: Cleaning up signs of physical disorder in crime hotspots reduced criminal incidents and calls for service among Jersey City citizens over six months

Reference:

Braga, A. A., Weisburd, D. L., Waring, E. J., Mazerolle, L. G., Spelman, W., & Gajewski, F. (1999). Problem-oriented policing in violent crime places: A randomized controlled experiment. Criminology, 37(3), 541-580.
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Summary:

Problem-oriented policing of crime hotspots in Jersey City, NJ (e.g., “cleaning up the environment through aggressive order maintenance and making physical improvements, such as securing vacant lots or removing trash”) reduced criminal incidents and citizen calls for service over 6 months, as compared to a 6-month baseline period and to crime hot spots randomized to standard policing over the same period.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018