What works in situational crime prevention? A systematic overview of recently published meta evaluations
What Works?: A systematic overview of recently published meta evaluations / synthesis studies within the knowledge domains of Situational Crime Prevention
This paper presents a summary overview of knowledge on effective preventive and repressive criminal justice interventions and measures. The goal is to provide a systematic overview of recently published meta evaluations and synthesis studies of proven effective and ineffective measures and interventions. This will allow a policy to be pursued based on reliable facts, thorough analyses and useful concepts and insights from science and practice: so-called ’evidence based crime policies’. It will also provide a description of a number of core factors and characteristics which determine the efficacy and effectiveness of those interventions and measures.
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