Cops Should Move On Foot in Crime-Prone Areas

Cops Should Move On Foot in Crime-Prone Areas Shemin Joy New Delhi Oct 10, 2016 Policemen should move on foot in crime-prone localities to gather intelligence and prevent any untoward criminal incident, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has told states. The MHA is also miffed at states for not complying with the directive on compulsory registration of FIRs and … Read More

Crime Prevention Begins At Home

Crime Prevention Begins At Home John Paolo Bencito October 10, 2016 The Department of the Interior and Local Government emphasized the role of community leaders in crime prevention on the nationwide simultaneous barangay assembly day on Sunday. “The fight against drugs, crime and corruption is not the government’s alone.  It is time for the citizens to do their part and become … Read More

Crime Prevention: Strategies to Deal With Active Shooters

How to Prevent Active Shooter Incidents at Educational Institutions: 20 strategies that can reduce the chances of planned attacks. 20 Active Shooter and Active Killer Prevention Strategies by Michael Dorn  September 15, 2016 See full article at: Excerpts:  These strategies to deal with an active shooter on campus are as options to be considered rather than a checklist. It … Read More

NYPD Watchdog Say Bratton’s ‘Broken Windows’ Hasn’t Worked

Outgoing (now gone) NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton vigorously disagrees . One of Bill Bratton’s signature programs (along with Comp Stat) is adoption of the :Broken Windows” strategy based on the notion that nipping bad behavior in the bud will prevent worse behavior. The theory was introduced in a 1982 article by social scientists James Q. Wilson and George L. Kellin based on … Read More

Average response time: about ten minutes

As of 2013, the reported national average for police response time was 11 minutes.  Individual cities may measure response time differently because there is no national ‘standard’ for measuring them. This can cause a great disparity in numbers. Not many cities ‘advertise’ their response times. Of those that have numbers that have gone public, the most recent data shows that emergency … Read More

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design – San Diego Police Program

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

The San Diego Police department has adopted a concept called Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design based on a set of four design and usage concepts that can lead to a reduction in the incidence and fear of crime, and an improvement in the quality of life: surveillance, access control, maintenance and territoriality fully described at Surveillance involves the use … Read More

Focused Deterrence Strategies by the National Institute of Justice Practice Goals Focused deterrence strategies (also referred to as “pulling levers” policing) are problem-oriented policing strategies that follow the core principles of deterrence theory. The strategies target specific criminal behavior committed by a small number of chronic offenders who are vulnerable to sanctions and punishment. Offenders are directly confronted and informed that continued criminal behavior will not be … Read More

PREVENTION, DETERRENCE, AND REDUCTION STRATEGIES from the Exemplary Policing Agency by Michael Josephson

  Exemplary Standard II(E). Prevention, Deterrence, and Reduction Strategies. An exemplary agency protects and serves the community through scientific-based, state-of-the-art crime prevention and reduction strategies, including community policing and problem-oriented programs, surveillance, patrolling, targeted deployment, investigation, data collection, and other strategies and tactics to meet overall community and individual neighborhood objectives.   II(E)1. Knowledgeable Leadership. Leadership ensures that command officers … Read More

Reducing Causes of Crime

Exemplary Standard IIF. Reducing Causes of Crime. An exemplary agency identifies and seeks to collaborate with community organizations in each neighborhood willing and able to participate in reducing crime and employs focused community and problem-oriented policing strategies to identify and reduce underlying causes of crime, especially among youth. Effective community-oriented policing is one of the most powerful factors in building … Read More

EXEMPLARY STANDARD II: Prevent & Reduce Crime

EXEMPLARY STANDARD II: PREVENT AND REDUCE CRIME. An Exemplary Policing Agency protects and serves the community by preventing and reducing crime through state-of-the-art law enforcement and other professional strategies. Preventing and reducing crime remains the most significant mission goal of a policing agency. To achieve this goal, an exemplary agency employs state-of-the-art law enforcement and other professional strategies reduction strategies … Read More

The Case for Procedural Justice: Fairness as a Crime Prevention Tool

By Emily Gold, Deputy Director of Planning and Development at the Center for Court Innovation, In collaboration with Melissa Bradley, COPS Office, From Community Policing Dispatch, The e-newsletter of the COPS Office,  Volume 6,  Issue 9,| September 2013 Today’s criminal justice leaders have a number of promising and evidence-based practices to draw upon when implementing new public safety efforts. CompStat and … Read More