This working paper is a description of homicides dating from January 1999 to March 18, 2003, in the San Diego Police Department’s Southeast Division. Read More
Gun Violence in the LAPD 77th Street Area: Research Results and Policy Options. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, WR-128-OJP, 2004.
This document is intended to aid the U.S. Attorney’s Office in designing and implementing a Project Safe Neighborhoods gun-violence reduction strategy in the 77th Street Area of the Los Angeles Police Department. Read More
Problem-Solving Teams in the Columbus Division of Police. Columbus, OH: Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services, 2002.
In a collaboration with the Columbus, OH, Division of Police, this evaluation assesses the implementation of cross-functional problem-solving teams to address community crime.
Riverboat Gambling and Crime in Indiana: An Empirical Investigation. Crime and Delinquency, Vol. 47 (4): 610-640, 2001.
Focusing on Indiana communities, this study explored the connection of casinos and crime by examining via interrupted time series analyses index offenses and simple assaults over 286 weeks in Hammond and index, driving under the influence, public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and prostitution offenses over 57 months in Rising Sun. Read More
Reducing Firearms Violence Through Directed Police Patrol. Criminology and Public Policy, Vol. 1 (1): 119-148, 2001.
This evaluation of a directed police patrol project utilizes a pre‐post quasi‐experimental design with a non‐equivalent control group as well as an interrupted time series analysis. Read More
Introducing Legalized Gambling to Indiana Communities: An Impact Assessment of the Effects on Crime. Hammond and Rising Sun, Indiana: Hammond and Rising Sun Police Departments, 1998.
This report summarizes an assessment of the effects of riverboat gambling on crime in Hammond and Rising Sun, Indiana.