Causes of Neighborhood Crime

Research Review: Causes of Neighborhood Crime


Bureau of Justice Assistance (2013)

As part of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program, BJA has prepared a series of research reviews on topics important to law enforcement. These reviews summarize findings from notable publications evaluating data-driven, evidence-based practices in law enforcement agencies. This review focuses on causes of neighborhood crime and includes research about collective efficacy, demographic and economic characteristics as related to crime, the impact of the presence of particular businesses in neighborhoods, and other topics.

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