When it comes to understanding crime and violence, police records only tell us half the story (literally). But to design effective crime prevention and reduction policies we need the other half. While an important source, police statistics only capture a portion of crimes due to under-reporting and under-recording. In the case of the Caribbean, the most prevalent crimes are … [Read more...] about What is missing from police crime statistics?
https://vimeo.com/179846945 IDB Series: Crime and Violence in the Caribbean from Caribbean Country Department IDB on Vimeo. In this interview, Heather Sutton* discusses the latest findings on Crime and Violence in the Caribbean. Ms. Sutton recently edited the technical notes ‘IDB Series: Crime and Violence in the Caribbean’. Below you will find a short summary of the … [Read more...] about IDB Series: Crime and Violence in the Caribbean
It's a common question in the fight against crime: Is it better for police to patrol in cars or on motorcycles, so they can cover more ground and respond faster to emergency calls, or walk their beats so they can interact more closely with their communities. The answer lies in the “Philadelphia Experiment.” That's got nothing to do with the 1984 movie by the same name about an … [Read more...] about Without Fears: The Philadelphia Experiment, Step by Step.