Can Communities Control Crime? The Baltimore Experiment

Subtitles “Are you saying you can’t keep your hood safe?” Cops want communities to take responsibility for their own crime problems. Gang members called Ceasefire organizers to say they would not engage in violence, Bridgeford said. Corner boys said their blocks would stay quiet. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national […]

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Top Months for Violent and Property Crime

Subtitle June and warm weather months have the most crime. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director of Information Services, National Crime Prevention Council. […]

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Is Criminology Relevant?

Of course criminology is relevant. Our most important gains as to characteristics of crime and ways to combat crime come from the criminological community. All of us were schooled by criminologists who taught us critical analysis skills and challenged simple assumptions. They demanded reasoned thought and urged us to avoid easy solutions. We are effective […]

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