Success in the Media

CSI Television Shows a Fraud. Crime Scene Evidence Collection Limited

Crime in America.Net Finding from study below: “Crime scene evidence was a consistent predictor of arrest across all crimes, but a very low percentage of arrests actually had physical evidence examined before the arrest.” I was a new police officer in field-training (fresh from the academy). I and an older-experienced officer went to the scene […]


28 percent of burglaries involve people at home: good doors-windows prevent violent crime

Crime in America.Net An estimated 3.7 million household burglaries occurred each year on average from 2003 to 2007. In about 28% of these burglaries, a household member was present during the burglary. In 7% of all household burglaries, a household member experienced some form of violent victimization (see below for press release and link) Crime […]


Crime prevention in business districts works!

Crime in America.Net One of the frustrations of people in the crime prevention community is the lost of interest in neighborhood anti-crime efforts. In an earlier post, we wrote “There were a few national evaluations showing declines in crime via neighborhood watch and a ton of police departments stated that neighborhood watch produced reductions in crime. Strong […]