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Using Modeling to Predict and Prevent Victimization - 13 (2014.)

By: Pease, Ken Tseloni, Andromachi

Part of the Springerbriefs in Criminology series
3319031856 / 9783319031859
77 pages

This work provides clear application of a new statistical modeling technique that can be used to recognize patterns in victimization and prevent repeat victimization.

The history of crime prevention techniques range from offender-based, to environment/situation-based, to victim-based.

The authors of this work have found more accurate ways to predict and prevent victimization using a statistical modeling, based around crime concentration and sub-group profiling with regard to crime vulnerability levels, to predict areas and individuals vulnerable to crime.

Following from this prediction, they propose policing strategies to improve crime prevention based on these predictions.

With a combination of immediate actions and longer-term research recommendations, this work will be of interest to researchers and policy makers in focused on crime prevention, police studies, victimology and statistical applications.


JHBC Social research & statistics, JKV Crime & criminology

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