The authors would like to thank Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and the executive team at the Philadelphia Police Department for their collaborative approach to research and their support of this project, including Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross, Deputy Commissioner Tommy Wright, Deputy Commissioner Kevin Bethel, Chief Administrative Officer Nola Joyce, and Director of Strategic Communications Karima Zedan. We also would like to show our appreciation to the district commanders and patrol officers for their hospitality. The authors would like to thank Evan Sorg, Lallen Johnson, and Cory Haberman for their assistance with fieldwork, and John Goldkamp, Ralph B. Taylor, and the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments on various drafts of this article. Aspects of this research were funded through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's national program for Public Health Law Research, and the Temple University College of Liberal Arts Research Award (CLARA) Program. The points of view or opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Philadelphia Police Department or the City of Philadelphia. Direct correspondence to Jerry H. Ratcliffe, Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, 1115 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
THE PHILADELPHIA FOOT PATROL EXPERIMENT: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF POLICE PATROL EFFECTIVENESS IN VIOLENT CRIME HOTSPOTS*
Article first published online: 7 AUG 2011
© 2011 American Society of Criminology
Volume 49, Issue 3, pages 795–831, August 2011
How to Cite
RATCLIFFE, J. H., TANIGUCHI, T., GROFF, E. R. and WOOD, J. D. (2011), THE PHILADELPHIA FOOT PATROL EXPERIMENT: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF POLICE PATROL EFFECTIVENESS IN VIOLENT CRIME HOTSPOTS. Criminology, 49: 795–831. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.2011.00240.x
- Issue published online: 7 AUG 2011
- Article first published online: 7 AUG 2011
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