Cambridge Ideas - The Crime Experiment

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Nov 15, 20106m
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Cambridge Ideas - The Crime Experiment
Nov 15 '106m
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Eminent criminologist Prof Lawrence Sherman has just set up a long term experiment with the police, to scientifically study crime in Manchester and come up with some solutions. This experiment will study crime hot spots and try out a technique Prof Sherman has developed in USA to lessen crime throughout the city by changing policing at these locations. This is the first time such a systematic experiment on city crime has been mounted in the UK.

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