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Problem-oriented Policing Programs at a Glance
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Problem-oriented Policing Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Policing Strategies

Problem-oriented Policing

Law enforcement agencies implement a variety of strategies and methods to combat crime and ensure public safety. Policing strategies extend beyond traditional models of responding to calls for service and often seek to increase crime prevention, intervention, and response effectiveness.  Problem-oriented policing is one analytic method used by police to develop strategies that prevent and reduce crime. 



OJP Publications

Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Community- and Problem-Oriented Policing, OJJDP-Sponsored, October 2010

Effects of Problem-Oriented Policing on Crime and Disorder, NIJ-Sponsored, 2008
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Research for Practice: Problem-Oriented Policing in Practice, NIJ-Sponsored, 2002

Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing: The 2000 Herman Goldstein Award Winners, NIJ, 2000
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Problem-Oriented Policing in Public Housing: Final Report of the Jersey City Project, NIJ-Sponsored, 1998
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