Is the Punishment More Certain? An Analysis of CCTV Detections and Enforcement

by Piza, E., Caplan, J. and Kennedy, L. (2014) Justice Quarterly, 31(6): 1015-1043 Research BriefOpen Access Post PrintPublished Article *This study was funded by the National Institute of Justice (grant number 2010-IJ-CX-0026) Key Takeaways Overall, calls for service exhibited shorter dispatch processing times than CCTV detections CCTV detections experienced higher case closure rates than callsContinue reading “Is the Punishment More Certain? An Analysis of CCTV Detections and Enforcement”

Saturation Foot Patrol in a High-Violence Area: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation

Piza, E. and O’Hara, B. (2014) Justice Quarterly, 31(4): 693-718 Research BriefOpen Access Post PrintPublished Article Key Takeaways The Newark, NJ Police Department deployed a team of foot patrol officers in a 0.25 sq. mi. target area from 6pm-2am on a nightly basis The evaluation measured the effect of the foot patrol intervention as comparedContinue reading “Saturation Foot Patrol in a High-Violence Area: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation”