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Indirect Impacts of Community Policing, Jersey City, NJ, 1997-1999

Metadata Updated: February 13, 2023

This study attempted to measure spatial displacement or diffusion of crime to areas near the targeted sites of police intervention. Data were drawn from a controlled study of displacement and diffusion in Jersey City, New Jersey. Two sites with substantial street-level crime and disorder were targeted and carefully monitored during an experimental period. Two neighboring areas were selected as "catchment areas" from which to assess immediate spatial displacement or diffusion. Intensive police interventions were applied to each target site but not to the catchment areas. More than 6,000 20-minute social observations were conducted in the target and catchment areas. Physical observations of the areas were conducted before, during, and after the interventions as well. These data were supplemented by interviews with local residents and ethnographic field observations.

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Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date February 13, 2023

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Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date February 13, 2023
Publisher National Institute of Justice
Identifier 3160
Data First Published 2014-09-25T12:58:22
Language eng
Data Last Modified 2014-10-08T10:00:07
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Public Access Level restricted public
Bureau Code 011:21
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Publisher Hierarchy Office of Justice Programs > National Institute of Justice
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