Recommendations to Reduce the Crime Rate?

Answer For any society, crime rates, incarceration and the prevalence of violent crime are primary concerns. Depending on relative positions, stakeholders advocate for a variety of methods for reducing th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Recommendations to Reduce the Crime Rate

Does drug testing in schools reduce the crime rate?

On One Hand: It Cuts CrimeAdvocates of drug testing in schools argue that, logically, such a security precaution will necessarily cut crime. Students, knowing that they will be routinely tested, wi... Read More »

How to Reduce Crime in Your Neighborhood?

While we don't like to talk about it - or even think about it - crime is on the increase in America, and throughout the world.The number of burglars, muggers, auto thieves, robbers, purse snatchers... Read More »

How is crime rate measured?

Crime statistics are difficult to measure because not all crimes are reported to police. Crime rates are measured using statistics from law enforcement agencies and information gathered from public... Read More »

How is a crime rate expressed?

The crime rate is an important macro statistic for law enforcement agencies and legislators trying to figure out whether a particular crime prevention policy is effective or not. It can also be hel... Read More »