Using Near Repeat Patterns for Community-Driven Crime Prevention

Lead researchers on the Police Foundation’s “Translating ‘Near Repeat’ Theory into a Geospatial Policing Strategy” study have published a new article on Near Repeat Patterns for Community-Driven Crime Prevention. Near repeat Near Repeat coverpatterns have been found for a number of crimes, such as residential burglaries, and can be used to design proactive, community-driven crime prevention strategies. Former Police Foundation Senior Research Associate Dr. Travis Taniguchi of RTI International and Dr. Liz Groff of Temple University published the article in the August 2016 issue of The Police Chief magazine.

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