Research / Themes / Communities / Local crime and policy impacts
Recent collaborative projects led by graduate students have examined both the consequences of local crime rates, and efforts to alter them.
Lawton, BA, Taylor, RB, and Luongo, A (2005) Police Officers on Drug Corners in Philadelphia, Drug Crime and Violent Crime: Intended, Diffusion, and Displacement Impacts. Justice Quarterly 22 427-451.
Garcia, RM, Taylor, R B, and Lawton, BA (2007) Impacts of violent crime and neighborhood structure on trusting your neighbors. Justice Quarterly 24 (4) 679-704.