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Are resources available on the effectiveness of policing crime "hot spots?"
Information about the effectiveness of policing crime "hot spots" can be found on the Web site. Once on the site, conduct a search for the term "hot spots". The site uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services and includes multiple program evaluations for hot spot policing initiatives.

Additional information on this topic is available on the Hot Spot Policing Can Reduce Crime section of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Web site.

Last Updated: March 25, 2014

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