TITLE

Decreasing Urban Crime

AUTHOR(S)
Hyatt, Esther; Dixon III, John
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Mar2011, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the successful effort by entities including law enforcement, residents, and community agencies in Petersburg, Virginia to lower the crime rate in the city. It says that violent crime in the city decreased to 329 incidents in 2009 from 654 in 2008. It states that elements including officer accountability, partnerships, and community involvement have contributed to the transformation in the city
ACCESSION #
64392763

 

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